Coordinator of Youth Programs | [IHZ-874]

Coordinator of Youth Programs | [IHZ-874]

08 Jan

08 Jan



Are you ready to be part of a world changing, life-giving, purpose driven community? Are you passionate about young people and believe in their limitless potential? CityKidz is seeking a positive, motivated, energetic, and confident individual whose life passion is to see youth thrive and achieve their dreams. The ideal candidate thrives in a team environment, adapts well to change, leads with humility, loves empowering others, and brings previous experience leading and growing programs for youth ages 12-17.

In Canada, more than 1 in 7 children live in poverty: in Hamilton, it's 1 in 4. For generations, poverty has stolen dreams and destroyed futures. At CityKidz, we think it’s time to change that,

and we're recruiting a dynamic frontline team of leaders who will work with us to help kids dream big dreams and reach their full potential.

CityKidz is a non-profit, Christian organization dedicated to increasing resiliency and inspiring big dreams for Canadian children living in low-income communities by providing inspirational experiences and nurturing personal relationships, one child at a time.


CityKidz youth programs offer love, acceptance, and growth opportunities for youth aged 12 to 17 who have graduated from our children’s programming. Through a combination of inspirational experiences and access to positive youth mentors, youth learn important life skills, can articulate, and pursue their dreams, and thrive in their environment. Reporting to the Associate Director, the Coordinator of Youth Programs is responsible for the design, delivery, and evaluation of all youth programs and, for achieving the youth program objectives and the goals of each youth program activity.


Oversee the creation of the annual youth program plan in alignment with organizational strategy

Oversee the implementation of all youth program activities.

Implement the evaluation and assessment framework for all youth program activities

Develop the youth program curriculum

Develop and improve youth program structures and systems

Facilitate positive connections with youth

Coordinate responses to situations of need or crisis

Analyze, respond, and manage program risks

Ensure that all program policies and procedures are followed

Coordinate all communication with youth program stakeholders

Oversee and enhance the training and performance of staff and volunteers assigned to youth programs

Coordinate logistics, resources, and schedules

Coordinate the promotion, recruitment, and registration of participants

Oversee the youth programs approved budget

Produce accurate and timely reports including but not limited to program metrics, goals, objectives, meeting notes, incident reports and testimonials for marketing purposes

Attend and participate in department and organizational meetings.

Qualifications and Demonstrated Skills:

Comfortable working in a faith-based organization

Demonstrated team player with a high level of integrity

Commitment to valuing and promoting diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment

Associates Degree in job related field, such as education, social work, recreation

Three years or more of youth program coordination and supervision experience

Effective program administration skills

Proficient with Microsoft Office software

Excellent organization, task, and time management skills

Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills

Strong problem solving, training, and personal management skills.

Must have initiative and the ability to follow through with little direct supervision

Ability to make positive connections and relationships with youth and mentors.

Ability to facilitate dynamic and engaging youth events

Ability to work collaboratively with teams, staff, and volunteers

Willing to work some evenings and weekends

Strong passion for the mission of CityKidz.

Valid G Class driver's license and access to transportation

What We Provide:

Hybrid Work Environment with the opportunity to work remotely.

Tuition reimbursement for job related education

An opportunity to be part of a dynamic team where you will be able to develop your skills and increase your knowledge of the profession.

A competitive compensation package including benefits.

CityKidz is committed to an inclusive, equitable, accessible workplace, and welcomes applications from racialized communities, persons with disabilities, members of minority groups, and all who reflect the diversity of our community. CityKidz accommodates the needs of applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise the hiring manager to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated through this process.

Thank you for your interest in CityKidz and please note that only successful candidates will be contacted. For more information about CityKidz please visit

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