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Program Support Specialist — Part-time Summer

Want to change the world? At Scouts Canada our Vision is “Canadian youth making a meaningful contribution to creating a better world.” We need passionate people who share our Mission to develop well rounded youth better prepared for success in the world.

For more than 100 years, Scouts Canada has brought a world of adventure, outdoor experience, friendship and fun to 17 million Canadian youth. We have reinvigorated our program to meet the changing demands of youth and are searching for a recent graduate who is looking to begin an exciting career in the Non-Profit sector to help us develop well-rounded youth better prepared for success in the world.

Do you think you have what it takes to become our next Program Support Specialist — Part-time Summer. If you answered yes, we want to hear from you!

Our Program Support Specialists will have the opportunity to work with Section Scouters across Canada, enabling great Canadian Path programming, helping Scouters to facilitate great experiences for our youth. Whether it be hosting and/or organizing live webinars and virtual learning events or providing one-on-one virtual coaching support, our Program Support Specialists will be making a positive impact across the country!

 

General Responsibilities

  • Based on your skills, experience and interest, there are various projects you will have the opportunity to contribute to:
  • Partner with Program Support Managers to assist the development & execution virtual Scouter Development sessions – episodic learning events for Volunteers working with youth:
  • Help develop learning content for virtual sessions.
  • Webinar Registrar/Administrator Support: Organizes sessions, events, & participants for the Virtual ScoutCon.
  • Technical Support Assistant: Assists with Zoom and other technical applications before, during, & after the event.
  • Webinar Facilitator: Helps others understand their common objectives & assists with plans to achieve such goals.
  • Webinar Moderator: Oversees communication activity in webinars & moderates exchanges between participants.
  • Subject Matter Experts (SME}: Provides knowledge & expertise in a specific subject/program area.
  • Provide In-Section Support to Section Scouters
  • Help deliver virtual programming.
  • Help develop basic outdoor adventure skills workshops.
  • Attend virtual staff meetings as scheduled (approximately 1-3x per week).
  • Other duties as required.

 

Qualifications

  • Availability to facilitate coaching sessions & webinars during evening/weekend hours.
  • Proven experience planning engaging programming for youth.
  • Familiarity with implementing Scout Canada's Canadian Path program.
  • Experience facilitating basic outdoor adventure skills training is an asset.
  • Experience with one-on-one coaching is an asset.
  • Capable to perform basic computer/web skills & access to reliable technology (i.e., device, WiFi).

 

Additional Requirement & Skills

  • Completes Scouts Canada screening process including a clear Police Records Check, with Vulnerable Sector Screening.
  • Demonstrated leadership, management, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent communication skills; ability to communicate clearly & professionally, both verbally & in writing.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to the Scouting Mission, Principles & Practices of Scouts Canada.
  • Proven ability to inspire confidence, team effort, and leadership in others.
  • Demonstrate leadership, problem-solving, decision-making skills.
  • Have a positive mindset with a willingness to adapt to changes.
  • Be a team player with a coachable personality.
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal and excellent communication skills.
  • Be comfortable in front of a camera presenting to audiences of at least 25 people.
  • Model positive behaviours and Scouting values.
  • Ensure content is clear, concise and easy to understand for the target audience.

 

If this role excites you, we want to hear from you! Please take the time to tell us about yourself in a cover letter — we want to hear your story — your background, your accomplishments, and why this role is a good fit with your future career aspirations. We want to learn about you!

Please submit your application (Cover Letter and Resume) to recruit@scouts.ca — please be sure to include the role you are applying for in the subject line.

Note: This is a Canada Summer Jobs Grant position and as such, requires all grant funded employees to fall between the ages of 16 and 30. This role is a minimum wage role.

Scouts Canada thanks you for taking the time to consider this position. Please understand that only individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Scouts Canada encourages applications from all qualified candidates and has a great record of accommodating persons with disabilities. Contact Human Resources at 613-224-5134 ex 252 if you need accommodation at any stage of the application process or want more information on our accommodation policies.

Please submit your application (Cover Letter and Resume) to recruit@scouts.ca.

 

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