Position: Programs Coordinator
Employer: Youth Challenge International
Deadline: April 18, 2021
Employment Type: Employment
Position Level: Mid Level
Closing Date: April 18, 2021
Title: Programs Coordinator
Contract Length: May 2021 – December 2022
Commitment: 37.5 hours/week
Compensation: $32/hour + 3 weeks annual leave
Start Date: May 2021
About Youth Challenge International (YCI)
YCI is a leading global youth development organization that promotes youth innovation to drive positive change. Together with our partners we create market ready solutions that catapult youth around the world to succeed and prosper; we are driven by youth and their potential to affect positive change in the world. Our solutions are focused – always keeping the young people we are designing for and with at the center of the conversation. Our approach is rooted in creativity and constantly evolving to respond to changing needs and market realities. YCI is an organization where diversity and talent come together to shape a better future for youth around the world.
About the Programs
This position will provide coordination support to YCI’s Innovate ME and HerStart: Innovate the Future programs. YCI’s Innovate ME international youth internship program provides Canadian youth with the opportunity to accelerate their career journey while engaging in Canada’s international development efforts. Youth are recruited, trained and placed remotely with local partner organizations working in diverse sectors, including digital technology, education and gender equality. YCI’s HerStart: Innovate the Future aims to foster and create innovative solutions for a more equitable and prosperous economy within Ghana, Tanzania and Uganda. The program includes training and support for aspiring women entrepreneurs in social enterprise, gender responsive business planning, the measurement of social impact, and access to finance. Canadian and local volunteers are engaged to provide support to country teams and partner organizations in areas such as gender equality, climate action, and innovation.
The Programs Coordinator, reporting to the Program & Partnerships Lead, will be responsible for providing coordination support to YCI’s international programs portfolio, contributing to programming that promotes youth skill development and application through hands-on-experience in the international development sector. The ideal candidate is a skilled communicator with experience designing and facilitating trainings and coordinating multi-faceted programs. They will have strong stakeholder engagement skills, alongside recruitment and coaching experience.
We are seeking a passionate, skilled, and creative candidate to deliver exceptional results. We are looking for people to join our team who believe in youth as powerful agents of change and their ability to transform lives and communities.
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Deadline to apply: April 18, 2021 11:59pm EDT