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Northern Youth Leadership is hiring!

Northern Youth Leadership (NYL) runs remote wilderness camps for youth aged 11 – 17 to develop leadership skills, life skills, emotional resiliency, and to challenge self-imposed limitations. We are currently hiring 7 positions including one full-time, year-round Program Coordinator.

Deadline for all openings is Friday March 22, 2019.

Current openings include:

Program Coordinator

NYL is seeking a Program Coordinator (PC) to assist with a range of administrative and program coordination tasks and to provide follow-up and outreach support to youth participants. The PC will assist the Project Director (PD) with all aspects of planning, implementing and evaluating NYL’s remote wilderness programming. This includes camp logistics, assessing and managing risk, applying for funding, maintaining budgets, writing reports, building partnerships, and developing and adapting camp content. The PC will also provide case management and follow-up support to youth participants including connecting them with available support resources at the community, territorial and national levels. In collaboration with the PD, the PC will mentor youth staff including training and performance coaching. The Program Coordinator is supervised by and reports to the PD, and ultimately the NYL Steering Committee. Given the specification by the funding authority, GNWT ECE Wage Subsidy Program, to be eligible, candidates must be NWT residents.

For more information and details on how to apply, check out the full posting:

Program Coordinator

Junior Leader- Full Summer Employment

The Junior Leader provides support to the Program Coordinator and Project Director, and is responsible for planning, leading, and implementing camp activities and experiences for youth in remote wilderness settings. This includes partaking and leading activities during the day and being available to support/assist participants during the night (if required). They will also be responsible for the general safety, development, growth, and skill achievement of the participants in their group. The Junior Leader, along with their team will provide high quality outdoor educational and recreational experiences for participants that focus on core values such as; resilience, respect, inclusiveness, accountability, well-being and youth connection. The Junior Leader reports to the Program Coordinator and the Project Director.

For more information and details on how to apply, check out the full posting:

Junior Leader- Full Summer

Junior Leader- Camp Specific (2 Positions)

The Junior Leader provides support to the Program Coordinator and Project Director and is responsible for planning, leading, and implementing camp activities and experiences for youth in remote wilderness settings. This includes partaking and leading activities during the day and being available to support/assist participants during the night (if required). They will also be responsible for the general safety, development, growth, and skill achievement of the participants in their group. The Junior Leader, along with their team will provide high quality outdoor educational and recreational experiences for participants that focus on core values such as; resilience, respect, inclusiveness, accountability, well-being and youth connection. The Junior Leader reports to the Program Coordinator and the Project Director.

For more information and details on how to apply, check out the full posting:

Junior Leader- Camp Specific (2 Positions)

Leader in Training (3 Positions)

The Leader in Training is responsible for assisting with camp preparation, the delivery of camp activities, supervising youth and cleaning up after camp. The Leader in Training supports the Junior Leader and reports to the Program Coordinator and the Project Director.

For more information and details on how to apply, check out the postings:

2019 Leader in Training- Gana River

2019 Leader in Training- North Arm

2019 Leader in Training- Ingraham Paddle