Placement Student - Programs Assistant


Placement Student Job Posting:

Programs Assistant

(1 part-time)


Tasks and Responsibilities:

· Support the program by performing administrative tasks such as data tracking, filing, reporting, scheduling, etc.
· Support the development of an outreach strategy with the goals of increasing FYI's community presence and partnerships and recruiting additional participants from diverse social backgrounds for FYI programs
· Design and create youth-friendly promotional materials
· Connect with other community and youth organizations in York South Weston
· Distribute outreach materials to youth in FYI's catchment area (TCHC buildings, shelters, community spaces, parks, recreation programs/centers, libraries, major intersections, bus stops, and local businesses)
· Create and implement a social media outreach strategy
· Use online resources to update FYI participants and other youth about upcoming programs and opportunities
· Complete forms to report on outreach activities
· Support FYI youth programs
· Program intake, preparation and clean up
· Support staff in planning program activities
· Facilitate and participate in youth programs as needed
· Plan & organize weekly community excursions and field trips
· Perform administrative tasks such as data tracking, reporting, and scheduling
· Represent FYI at community meetings, events, and forums
· Research and share information about community events and workshops that youth from FYI can attend
· Stay up to date on community and social issues relevant to youth & to youth workers (i.e. new government bills or policies, critical incidents/violence in the community, youth justice)
· Support various programs at FYI as needed
· Other duties as assigned

Desired Level of Education of the student: Post-Secondary (Community College, CEGEP, Technical Institute, University)
To learn more about the Youth Justice Program, please click here.


How to apply:

Please send your cover letter and resume in one document to or you can mail to:
Student Placement Committee, For Youth Initiative, 1652 Keele Street, Toronto, ON M6M3W3


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