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Youth Engagement Coordinator, County of Oxford

Woodstock, Ontario
Deadline August 31, 2012

Position: Youth Engagement Coordinator (Competition # 2012-79)
Location: Public Health and Emergency Services Department
Employment Status: Permanent .8 FTE (4 days or 28hrs/wk)
Reporting To: Manager of Health Promotion
Union Affiliation: CUPE Union
Wage Rate: $32.10/hr. - $35.97/hr.
Position Summary:

The Youth Engagement Coordinator, as part of the Ontario Tobacco Strategy, will oversee youth tobacco control activities in their communities, and provide youth the skills they need to succeed.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in a health related area (needs to have included health promotion courses) from a recognized institution is required; experience in project coordination and youth supervision. Recent public health experience is an asset; excellent working skills/knowledge of current computer applications; excellent communication skills (verbal and written) along with strong facilitation, project management and organizational skills; priority setting, time management and creative problem solving; a valid driver’s license and a reliable vehicle with insurance is a requirement; experience with diverse young people between the ages of 11 to 24 preferably in a community based setting, as asset; demonstrated knowledge, commitment and skill in the application of youth empowerment theory, including youth positive development theory, inclusion and strength-based models of service delivery are preferred.

Interested persons may submit their resumes marked Personal and Confidential to:

County of Oxford
Human Resources Office
21 Reeve Street, P.O. Box 1614
Woodstock, ON N4S 7Y3
Fax #: (519) 421-4714

Posting Date: Monday, August 27th, 2012

Closing Date: Friday, August 31st, 2012 at 4:00 p.m.

“The County is an equal opportunity employer. The County will attempt to provide reasonable accommodation for known disability for an applicant or employee if requested”.

In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, resumes are only accepted in response to advertised vacancies and will be used for the purposes of determining eligibility for employment only. We appreciate all resumes, but only those selected for interviews will be contacted.