Youth Leader

Youth Leader
Job Number # 
Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations
Job Location(s) 
Number of Positions 
Date Posted 
Oct 14, 2020
Apply By 
Oct 28, 2020
Start Date 
Full Time
Full Time Contract Position
To Be Considered
NOC Code 

The Youth Leader will organize projects for the Youth of Opitsaht, Ty-Histanis and Esowista. This person needs to be a self-starter and outgoing to work with Tla-o-qui-aht youth and families. This position reports to the Education Manager. They will be part of a team that will plan and implement a culturally based youth activity. The hours will be flexible to facilitate community programming.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Organize projects and programs for age appropriate for youth in Opitsaht/Tyhistanis/Esowista
  • Provide recreational and supportive activities to program participants
  • Group facilitation planning and collaboration with internal and external resources
  • Understand the demographics, social issues, needs and strengths of persons served and to update this understanding with additional training as required
  • Flexible hours (evenings and weekends) supervision, overnight camping
  • Complete necessary paperwork expectations and ensure that standards are maintained.
  • Strong work ethic
  • Knowledge of TFN Values and culture an asset
  • Mentorship
  • To lead youth programming 3-4 nights a week and one weekend a month – vary from 3:30 to 8:30pm
  • Planning will involve separate groups during week; Boys, Girls, 7-9-year-old kids, teens
  • Two or more years of related experience
  • Strong skills in communication (written and verbal) and facilitation
  • Self-motivated
  • Organization
  • Maturity
  • Reliability, Responsibility, and Resilience
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle an asset
  • Class four will be considered an asset
  • Provide Criminal Record Check, (at time of hire)
  • Experience working with youth as asset
How to Apply 

How to apply: Deadline to apply is: October 12 2020
Submit your resume, covering letter, and references to:
  PO Box 18 Tofino, BC V0R 2Z0
Email: Fax: 250.725.3352