SUMMARY OF DUTIES:
Under the general supervision of the Health Department Manager, the Community Activities Program
Coordinator;
– Administer community activities programs
– Develop on going and consistent programs in areas of Education, Culture, Life Skills, Self-Development,
and Leadership Skills for the youth & community members to participate and benefit in;
– Provide a safe, respectful and stimulating environment for the youth, elders & community where they
can socialize, network and build capacity with one another;
– Mentor and build leadership amongst the youth & accountability within families & community
members (volunteerism);
– Encourage and challenge the youth to become more actively involved with their families and
community;
– Proactive in working with inter-agency for example coordinating events with guests or other
departments pertaining to youth.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
Administer Youth Programs
a. Work with the Health Department Manager or designated supervisor, submit monthly reports to the
Health Department Manager and Health Committee;
b. Provide programs and services according to funding guidelines;
c. Work closely and cooperatively with the Recreation Coordinator in establishing an annual work plan for
both the recreation and activity programs;
d. Advocate on behalf of the youth and elders;
Programs
e. Work closely with the youth, Elders and departments (education, health, justice, social development,
resource stewardship and all other band entities) in identifying, developing and implementing
programs for various age groups that suit the needs in the area of life skills, education, health and
wellness, addictions, personal growth and development, leadership of each group of community;
f. Provide stimulating and respectful evening and weekend activities that create a community
atmosphere and bridge gaps between the ages;
g. Plan and provide stimulating and enriching activities for the youth during the school breaks: Christmas,
Spring and Summer such as cultural camps, overnight camping trips, hiking, fishing, berry picking,
village clean up and other activities;
h. Guide and assist youth in fundraising activities so that they can offer programs and services that
funding does not cover;
Safe, Respectful and Stimulating Environment for Community
i. Ensure that the space is a safe and clean place for all to utilize;
j. Ensure that the centre or workplace has guidelines that are respectful for everyone and are adhered
to;
k. Ensure that the activities are stimulating and enriching and are offered on a regular and consistent
basis;
l. Role model healthy relationships and encourage youth to network and build capacity with one another;
Mentor and Build Leadership Amongst the Youth
m. Offer and coordinate workshops for youth that will build leadership skills, for community members to
foster wellness;
n. Role model and exhibit leadership skills;
o. Help youth to fundraise to attend workshops and conferences outside of the community;
p. Work with youth and participants in establishing an annual work plan on activities that they would like
to participate in throughout the year;

q. Mentor youth so that they will learn how to advocate for themselves, encourage community
leadership to mentor youth;
r. Encourage volunteerism in operating the Community Activities Program;
Building Relationships with Youth, their Families and Community
s. Encourage strong families by holding Family Fun Nights, holding special events and camping trips;
t. Encourage youth to become responsible citizens of their community by engaging them in activities
such as village clean ups, learning the importance of recycling and composting, protecting the natural
resources and environment;
u. Bring in Elders and other cultural teachers to teach youth, families & community cultural values and
traditions;
v. Hold cultural camps throughout the year that involve youth, Elders and families if applicable with
funding and approval via health board and parents;
w. Carries out the instructions of the Health Department Manager as may be directed from time to time,
provided the same is otherwise consistent with the within job description;
x. Comply with the terms of the Operations Manual;
y. Adhere to the Code of Conduct as contained in the Operations Manual;
z. Encourage and foster a team spirit with the operations in general.
QUALIFICATIONS:
 Grade 12 or equivalent;
 A good role model for youth and their families;
 Passion and commitment to work with youth;
 Living and practicing a healthy lifestyle;
 Very good communication (oral and written), problem solving and decision making skills;
 Some understanding of the issues that Klemtu youth are facing;
 Computer Experience: hardware and software;
 Overall administration experience;
 Ability to work with youth in developing programs that are of benefit to them;
 Ability to take the initiative and direction;
 A willingness to take training regarding youth programs and services;
 Criminal Record Check;
 Must reside within the community.

Please submit Cover Letter & Resume to Melody Robinson, Kitasoo Band Council Human Resource Officer, at
the Kitasoo Band Administrative Office by Wednesday, February 5, 2020 12:00pm.
Interviews will be conducted after closing.