Current Job Opportunities 

We are currently hiring for a number of positions

If you have any questions about the current opportunities, please email resqyouthintl@yahoo.ca

Programs Coordinator 

Deadline: May, 21st 

Salary: $45,000

Description:

The Programs Coordinator will be responsible for overseeing ResQ’s programs, including our Restorative Justice Gender-Based Violence Prevention Program and our educational support programs. The Programs Coordinator will be responsible for: managing staff, including the Youth Outreach Worker, tutor, and restorative justice facilitators; reporting to funders; communicating with ResQ’s leadership team and board of directors; and building relationships with community-based organizations and schools in our community.  

ResQ is launching a gender-based violence prevention program designed to engage with racialized and socioeconomically marginalized youth.  The project will include producing engaging digital educational resources, materials, and a restorative justice training program. The Programs Coordinator will be responsible for launching and managing this program, including: conducting research and compiling digital resources; working with a web developer and graphic designer to produce digital materials; launching a social media awareness campaign based on these resources; and performing outreach to young people and youth-serving organizations and schools to share resources.  

Qualifications and Experience: 

  • Post-secondary degree/diploma in youth work, social work, community work or related discipline

  • 2 + years professional experience, preferably working with socio-economically marginalized and BIPOC youth an asset

  • Knowledge of gender-based violence and the impacts of gender-based violence, particularly in racialized communities 

  • Knowledge of the criminal justice system and restorative justice practices

  • Knowledge and ability to integrate anti-racist, anti-oppression, trauma, harm reduction, 2SLGBTQ+ inclusion, and strengths-based principles into practice

  • Possesses relevant knowledge of community resources and referral agencies; specifically culturally-relevant programs for Black and racialized youth in Brampton and the Greater Toronto Area 

  • Strong digital literacy 

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Strong organizational and administrative skills

  • Strong research skills 

  • Ability to work independently and in a team 

  • Strong understanding of the specialized needs of youth with knowledge of and sensitivity to their life experiences 

  • Willingness to work with and consult with the Black community

  • Knowledge and familiarity with patois, Caribbean dialects, or creole is a benefit 

PDF of Programs Coordinator job description here

Please forward your resume and a cover letter by e-mail to resqyouthintl@yahoo.ca

 

 

 

 

 

Youth Outreach Worker

Deadline: May, 21st

Salary: $40,000

Description:

The Youth Outreach Worker (YOW) will be responsible for conducting outreach and providing support to BIPOC youth between the ages of 12-18. As part of ResQ’s educational advocacy activities, the YOW will provide much needed support to BIPOC youth in schools struggling with anti-Black racism and various forms of discrimination.

The YOW will be responsible for: building relationships with youth, identifying their goals, and helping them navigate the school system; acting as an advocate, and expanding support networks for youth; working with a digital consultant to create digital educational materials to support youth; and collaborating with stakeholders to create inclusive, anti-racist, anti-oppressive youth spaces, improve existing services, and support new initiatives.

Skills/Knowledge Required:

  • Post-secondary degree/diploma in youth work, social work, community work, or related discipline

  • 2 + years professional experience, preferably working with socio-economically marginalized and BIPOC youth an asset

  • Knowledge of the criminal justice system and/or restorative justice practices

  • Knowledge and ability to integrate anti-racist, anti-oppression, harm reduction, and strengths-based principles into practice

  • Strong understanding of the specialized needs of BIPOC youth, with knowledge of sensitivity towards their life experiences. 

  • Possesses relevant knowledge of community resources and referral agencies,  specifically culturally-relevant programs for Black youth in Brampton and the Greater Toronto Area

  • Relevant knowledge of community resources and referral agencies,  specifically culturally-relevant programs for Black youth in Brampton and the Greater Toronto Area

  • Knowledge of public and Catholic education systems and young people’s rights within those systems

  • Able to to work independently or in a team.

  • Strong digital literacy

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Strong organizational and administrative skills 

  • Knowledge and familiarity with patois, Caribbean dialects, or creole is a benefit 

  • Legally entitled to work in Canada.

PDF of Youth Outreach Worker job description here

Please forward your resume and a cover letter by e-mail to resqyouthintl@yahoo.ca

 

 

Tutor

Deadline: May, 21st

Salary: $40,000

Description:

ResQ’s educational support program seeks a talented, experienced full-time tutor in all subject areas for students in grade 9, with the ability to support students up to grade 12. We help both struggling and gifted Black students reach their full potential by supplementing the instruction they receive in class and guiding them toward study practices and aides that can help them excel. The tutor will work with individual students one-on-one, and occasionally organize group activities for students who are studying the same material. All tutoring will be done virtually while COVID-19 social distancing protocols are still in place. 

The tutor will be responsible for supporting grade 9 students with their studies in math, science, english, and social sciences, as well as those in academic streaming. The tutor will host one-on-one tutoring sessions with a number of students, as well as group sessions for students studying the same material. The tutor will also be responsible for outreaching to students who need support with their studies, and communicating with teachers and parents about the students’ needs and progress. 

The tutor will be responsible for preparing lesson plans or learning modules for tutoring sessions according to students' needs and goals; communicating students' progress to students, parents and teachers. 
 

Skills/Knowledge Required:

  • Post-secondary degree/diploma in education or related discipline

  • 2 + years teaching or tutoring experience, preferably working with socio-economically marginalized and BIPOC students an asset

  • Knowledge of high-school curriculum 

  • Strong digital literacy 

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Strong organizational and administrative skills

  • Strong understanding of the specialized needs of students with knowledge of and sensitivity to their life experiences 

  • Willingness to work with and consult with the Black community

  • Knowledge and familiarity with patois, Caribbean dialects, or creole is a benefit

PDF of Tutor job description here

Please forward your resume and a cover letter by e-mail to resqyouthintl@yahoo.ca

 

 

 

 

Canada Summer Jobs — Peer Stress Reduction Counsellor, Youth Outreach Worker (Intern) 

Deadline: May, 25th 

Salary: $14.25/hr

8 week CSJ position   

 

Description:

The Peer Stress Reduction Counsellor will receive training to meet virtually with youth and act as peer mentor and advocate. The PSRC will provide remote meetings /workshop/trainings for youth adversely affected emotionally by the pandemic e.g. with issues of stress, depression, or anxiety. The PSRC will act as a liaison between youth and other youth-serving agencies.  

We are seeking, preferably, a university/college student. Must be registered as a full-time student and will be returning to school in September.

 

Skills/Knowledge Required:

  • A significant proportion of this work will be done remotely.  The applicant will need to be an effective communicator through video/conferencing.

  • The Peer Stress Reduction Counsellor should be studying in a related discipline such as Social Work, Child and Youth Work, Community Work, Counselling, etc.

  • The PSRC should be outgoing, articulate and willing to initiate conversations with youth.

  • The  PSRC is expected to have a strong understanding of the specialized needs of Youth with knowledge of and sensitivity to their life experiences. 

  • The  PSRC should have or acquire knowledge of local programs and services for Black youth.

  • The  PSRC should be able to work well independently as well as part of a team.

  • Between the ages of 15 and 30 and legally entitled to work in Canada.

PDF of Peer Stress Reduction Counsellor job description here.

Please forward your resume and a cover letter by e-mail to resqyouthintl@yahoo.ca

 

Canada Summer Jobs  - Community Development Worker (Intern) 

Deadline: May, 25th 

Salary: $14.25/hr

8 week CSJ position  

 

Description: 

This Community Development worker will work within a team setting and liaise with social workers, teachers, probation officers, police and other youth-serving groups to identify and assist youth at risk of conflict with the law. Meetings/workshops which address job-finding, education/career planning, peer counselling, family support advice, recreation. The CDW will act as a liaison between youth and other youth-serving agencies.  

We are seeking, preferably, a university/college student. Must be registered as a full-time student and will be returning to school in September.

 

Skills/Knowledge Required:

A significant proportion of this work will be done remotely.  The applicant will need to be an effective communicator through video/conferencing.

  • The Community Development Worker should be studying in a related discipline such as Social Work, Child and Youth Work, Community Work, etc.

  • The CDW should be outgoing, articulate and willing to initiate conversations with youth.

  • The CDW is expected to have a strong understanding of the specialized needs of Youth with knowledge of and sensitivity to their life experiences. 

  • should have or acquire knowledge of local programs and services for Black youth.

  • The CDW should be able to work well independently as well as part of a team.

  • Knowledge and familiarity with patois, Caribbean dialects or creole.

  • Must be between the ages of 15 – 30 years old and legally entitled to work in Canada.

PDF of Community Development Worker job description here.

Please forward your resume and a cover letter by e-mail to resqyouthintl@yahoo.ca

 

 

 

Canada Summer Jobs — Peer Education Mentor, Youth Outreach Worker (Intern)

Deadline: May, 25th 

Salary: $14.25/hr

8 week CSJ position   

Description:

This Peer Education Mentor — Youth Outreach Worker will, after consultations with school personnel, meet virtually with students including those who will be de-streamed. The PEM will assist in preparing them for their educational integration into inclusive classes. The PEM will act as educational peer mentor and advocate. The PEM will provide remote meetings /workshop/trainings for youth. The PEM will act as a liaison between youth and other youth-serving agencies.  

We are seeking, preferably, a university/college student. Must be registered as a full-time student and will be returning to school in September.

 

Skills/Knowledge Required:

A significant proportion of this work will be done remotely.  The applicant will need to be an effective communicator through video/conferencing.

  • The Peer Education Mentor — Youth Outreach Worker should be studying in a related discipline such as Social Work, Child and Youth Work, Community Work, Teaching, etc.

  • The PEM should be outgoing, articulate and willing to initiate conversations with youth.

  • The PEM is expected to have a strong understanding of the specialized needs of Youth with knowledge of and sensitivity to their life experiences. 

  • should have or acquire knowledge of local programs and services for Black youth.

  • The PEM should be able to work well independently as well as part of a team.

  • Knowledge and familiarity with patois, Caribbean dialects or creole.

  • Must be between the ages of 15 – 30 years old and legally entitled to work in Canada

PDF of Peer Education Mentor job description here.

Please forward your resume and a cover letter by e-mail to resqyouthintl@yahoo.ca

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