Join YSI as our Northwest Nest Regional Lead! (Thunder Bay, ON)
ARE YOU ADVENTUROUS, COMPASSIONATE, AND READY TO CO-CREATE SOMETHING AMAZING?
YSI is seeking a Regional Lead to support the development of a youth-organizing hub (or "Nest") in the Thunder Bay area, as well as help support the YSI's province-wide work.
You will be part of a local and provincial team, responsible for coordination and implementation of new local programs. As part of this work, you will be building a local network of volunteers, individuals and organizations to better support the capacity of youth organizers to make positive change in your community.
We are looking for someone who has a passion for working collaboratively with diverse people and communities, and with strong foundations in youth-driven and youth-informed social change work.The ideal candidate is someone who brings a sense of adventure, tenacity, kindness, spirit and joy to their work.
Experience with program development, building networks, partnership development and effective communication across different groups are key for this position.
Critical to YSI’s work is the building of relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities. Priority will be given to candidates who can positively work across cultures in communities, affirming in their practice, the acknowledgement, respect and gratitude to our province’s ancestry and stewardship.
*** We strongly encourage and welcome applications from people who identify as Indigenous (Métis, First Nation, Inuit, on/off reserve), a person of colour, LGTBQQ2, living with a disability, or a religious minority.***
Application deadline Tuesday May 30th, 2017.