Spirit Staffing and Consulting Inc.
Published
June 6, 2019
Location
Yellowkife, Canada
Category
Job Type
Compensation
$50 ,000 - $70,000 (Compensation based on education and work experience on candidate)
Territory
Northwest Territories

Description

Engagement Outreach Team Lead

Are you interested in making a difference in the community? Then we have the position for you! ​ Working as our client’s Engagement Outreach Team Lead, you will have the opportunity to promote a youth funding program to directly engage young people (ages 15–30) to help them launch community service projects in your region.

In this role, you will play an integral role in removing barriers for youth who are eager to make a difference, empowering them to explore their potential. With more than 1,500 grants already successfully disbursed nationwide to youth across Canada, you can be assured the work you do will make a difference to the community.

If you have experience and education in outreach, recruitment, youth engagement or community service, and you’re excited about the opportunity to support social change and create a culture of service, apply today!

Duties

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Support regional outreach efforts to youth from northern regions to meet project and application goals
  2. Team support, mentorship, strategic planning and implementation across YT, NT & NU.
  3. Impact storytelling: Sharing highlights or successes to support awareness of the program
  4. Develop partnerships to encourage respectful and meaningful engagement with northern communities.

 

A Day in the Life. Our successful candidate will:

  • Engage local youth in northern Canadian communities to participate in the program
  • Support outreach efforts of regional staff
  • Travel between regions when required
  • Build relationships with northern community organizations to drive awareness and participant applications to the program
  • Be on-the-ground support for youth who secure project funding
  • Mentor and support for youth in all stages of the process. (Brainstorming, coaching, and reporting)
  • Mentor and support for the regional team in achieving regional goals
  • Organize and support awareness events to both gather potential applicants while also featuring stories of young people who are creating change and leading projects in their communities
  • Participate in team meetings, regular team communications, and support project reporting requirements

Qualifications

Our IDEAL candidate will have the following skills:

  • Strong mentoring skills and abilities to support achievement in others
  • Excellent problem-solving skills—having a problem-solving mindset to any challenging situation
  • Experience organizing events, workshops or conferences
  • Strong creative, strategic, and organizational skills
  • Ability to work both independently and in collaboration with a team
  • A well-developed sense of accountability and drive
  • If you have experience working in or with the local Indigenous community, we’d love to hear about it, as would be an asset for the role.
  • Well written and has superior verbal English skills.
  • Confident using Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • MUST be legally eligible to work in Canada and can pass a Criminal Record Check.

Company Info

Spirit Staffing opened in 1998 as an equal opportunity employment agency specializing in bridging the gap between employees and the corporate world. Our award-winning company is widely recognized, having received numerous business accolades including Shell Canada’s Vendor of Excellence, Global TV’s Women of Distinction, and RBC Woman of Influence—Telus Trailblazer Award.

Spirit Staffing is an Indigenous owned, employment and training agency that has been placing professionals in the workplace for over 20 years. Our niche is in Indigenous recruitment, community engagement, and consultations.

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