Youth Development Coordinator
Reporting to the Assistant Director, Sport and Student Engagement, the Youth Development Coordinator develops and oversees sport and recreation programing for children and youth of all abilities offered by the Department of Athletics and Recreation at Trent University.
Youth development programs include Excalibur summer day camps, P.A. Day camps and holiday camps, school programs, day programs for school-aged children, and partnership sport program development focused on removing barriers and creating opportunities for local youth of all abilities.
Programs focus on community engagement, collaboration, and prioritizing the wellness and needs of local youth aged 4-16, whilst observing and responding to changing needs and incorporating principles of both HIGH FIVE® (Canada’s quality standard for children’s programs) and the Canadian Sport for Life’s Long Term Development in Sport & Physical Activity Model, youth development programs will provide children and youth with the opportunity to practice and improve their physical literacy skills developing movement confidence and competence to be “Active for Life”.
This position provides leadership to a team of part-time student staff and program instructors and requires flexibility and the ability to work regular weekday (day and evening) and weekend shifts.
For more information, including the job description and how to apply, view the role on our website here.