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Staff Facilitator (Seasonal Site-Based) - Vancouver

Overview :

Facilitators will be responsible for conducting curriculum-based activities and discussions designed to increase knowledge, strengthen self-confidence, and cultivate communication and other pro-social skills.

Groups meet once a week for three 8-10 week terms over the school year, typically during after-school hours. Facilitators may lead up to four after-school Girls Groups each term.

This Seasonal Site-Based position will begin in September / October 2019 and end in May / June 2020.

Girls Inc. strives to identify and place facilitators with youth work experience who can connect authentically with diverse girls and communities.

Girls Inc. sets high standards for our facilitators so that we can engage the girls we serve in meaningful learning. We also want all facilitators to have a great experience for their own professional development and social enhancement.

We offer our facilitators focused trainings and encourage participation in all Girls Inc. events to help cultivate rich and supportive relationships with a dynamic community of women.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES : :

  • Facilitate after school Girls Groups between 5-15 hours per a week, depending on site availability. Each group meets for 1.5 - 2 hours per week.
  • Prepare for groups : participate in planning meetings, review curriculum, sort and pack supplies, participate in events and trainings, and complete a variety of administrative tasks
  • May also lead supplemental activities and field trips for participants throughout the school year such as Girls Council (focused on girls’ leadership development).
  • Promote programs and events, assist with participant recruitment and retention, and foster collaborative and empowering relationships with Girls, their families and communities
  • Perform other duties as needed to assist with the overall mission of the organization
  • THE IDEAL CANDIDATE : :

  • 1-2 years of group facilitation / instruction experience with underserved youth
  • Familiarity with delivering culturally relevant and responsive youth programming plus a strong understanding of and / or willingness to learn about diverse cultures and communities
  • Relevant and significant experience in gender-specific and / or experiential programming highly desired
  • Bi-Cultural, Bilingual, such as Spanish speaking ability highly desired
  • Deep knowledge of local community resources
  • EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE : :

  • At least 1 year of group facilitation / instruction experience with underserved youth, required
  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree is a bonus, but not required
  • Must possess strong communications and organizational skills, flexibility, independence, warmth, and the ability to problem solve
  • Must be available during weekday afternoons between 10-15 hours per week
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, good driving record, and a reliable vehicle (driving is required for this position)
  • Familiar with G Suite and technologically savvy
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds and sit or stand for prolonged periods of time
  • Must pass a criminal background check
  • COMPENSATION : : $15.00 per hour

    $15.00 per hour

    Position open until filled

    HOW TO APPLY : :

    To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume via Workstream. No phone calls please.

    Girls Inc. of the Pacific Northwest is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employees and applicants for employment are extended equal employment opportunities without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, physical disability, mental disability, genetic information, veteran or military status, pregnancy, marital status, age, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity, HIV status, political affiliation, other non-job related factors, or any other protected status under applicable federal, state or local employment laws.

    Company Introduction :

    Girls Inc. of the Pacific Northwest inspires all girls, ages 6-18, to be strong, smart, and bold. Our gender-specific and research-based programming is focused on equipping girls with the tools necessary to lead healthy, academically successful, and economically-independent lives.

    Together with our community partners and supporters, we give every girl the opportunity to realize the Power of Her.

    This is an exciting time for Girls Inc. of the Pacific Northwest. Over the past several years we have increased the number of girls served exponentially and as we look to the future, we are prioritizing program expansion efforts across Oregon and Washington so that more girls throughout the Pacific Northwest grow up strong, smart, and bold.

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