Community Initiatives Lead

The Community Initiatives Lead will be responsible for the planning, development, administration and oversight of FYI’s leadership program. The incumbent will work with the management team to develop a program that gives youth leadership skills and provides them with various leadership opportunities. FYI’s Community Initiatives Lead will also help to embed leadership opportunities in all that we do at FYI. Working with our new program leads, and the Youth Settlement and Leadership Manager, the Community Initiatives Lead will find creative ways to ensure that the youth in York South-Weston who are newcomers to Canada are engaged and empowered. As well as providing leadership opportunities to the youth through the program, the worker will help youth connect with services in the community that cater to their needs. Case management will include intake, parental contact, referrals and ongoing goal-oriented work.