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Job Details: Youth Engagement Leader (Part-Time)

Job Details
Open Date Apr 25 2023 - 11:30:00 AM Close Date Jul 31 2023 - 11:59:00 PM
Position Title Youth Engagement Leader (Part-Time) Posting Type Part Time
Posting Status Active Position Length Part Time
Department Group Community Services Hours per Week Variable
Department Community Services Openings 4
Education High School Diploma Experience 2 years
Location Various Town Locations
Salary Range $19.60 - $22.03
Union Position No


Reporting to the Coordinator, Recreation, the part-time Youth Engagement Leader position is responsible for the delivery of quality services, youth programs, and initiatives for youth 13 – 18 years of age including but not limited to Youth Centre’s youth drop-in programming and outreach located in urban and rural Milton. Successful candidates must be able to work variable hours. The youth program will operate indoors and outdoors, primarily between the hours of 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm. May include weekends.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the opening and closing of the Youth Space
  • Develop and promote schedules for youth programs including Youth Centre drop-in activities, food security, gym activities, and organized programs (i.e. yoga)
  • Supervise and engage youth at all times and create meaningful connections
  • Incorporate and model positive youth development through tools and relationship building within program delivery
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism and handle sensitive situations with mature judgement
  • Perform cleaning and general space maintenance functions as required
  • Actively work to prevent accidents, enforce rules, and educate youth about safe behaviour in program areas while adhering to all established departmental safety standards and practices
  • Responsible for contacting emergency services and providing supports or referrals to youth social services when appropriate  
  • Collect statistical data relating to the number of youth who enter the Youth Space, the resources they use, and document which, if any, outreach/community support programs and services were suggested to the youth


  • Working towards the completion of a post-secondary degree or diploma in: Education, Child & Youth Care, Social Work, Youth Services, Recreation & Leisure program or related field is considered an asset
  • Two (2) years related experience working with and planning activities for youth
  • Skilled in relating to and interacting with youth aged 13 – 18 years.
  • Excellent with problem-solving and the ability to work well independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to ensure a high level of confidentiality is maintained
  • Standard First Aid and CPR C required
  • Safe Food Handling Certification preferred
  • Mental Health First Aid and/or Behaviour Management Systems Training (BMS) or equivalent, and/or ASIST – Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training or equivalent is preferred
  • Access to transportation to travel between work locations in a timely manner is required as the successful candidate may be required to travel between sites
  • In accordance with the Corporate Criminal Record Check Policy, this position requires the incumbent to submit a Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening upon employment at their own expense

Hourly Rate: $19.60 - $22.03


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The Town of Milton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code; the Town of Milton will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment process, please inform the Town’s Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require. All applicant information collected is in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Privacy legislation and under the authority of the Municipal Act; used strictly for candidate selection.