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A 20-minute ferry ride from Horseshoe Bay in West Vancouver, Bowen Island is a vibrant community that boasts the tranquility and natural beauty of rural living, while being accessible to the amenities of Vancouver.  For more information about Bowen, visit our website at www.bimbc.ca


Bowen Island Municipality is accepting applications for the permanent part-time position of Youth Services Coordinator.


Reporting directly to the Director of Community Recreation Services, the Youth Services Coordinator will be responsible for developing, implementing, managing and evaluating programs and services for Bowen Island youth.  The candidate will be responsible for providing youth outreach services and will be required to develop relationships of mutual trust, respect and caring in order to establish ongoing influential relationships with youth (11-18 years old) for the purposes of providing support and making effective referrals where appropriate.


The Youth Services Coordinator will be responsible for the management of the Bowen Youth Centre and for the supervision of a team of Auxiliary Youth Workers.  Working with the Community Recreation Programmer(s), and in partnership with youth and/or other organizations, the Youth Services Coordinator will plan, develop, coordinate and implement community-based youth programs.


The ideal candidate should possess a degree in Child and Youth Care, Psychology, Sociology or equivalent work related experience.  Additional qualifications include: current first aid/CPR, successful completion of a criminal record check, excellent communication skills and the ability to build and maintain positive relationships with youth, co-workers and staff.  This is varied work and involves flexible working hours including weekends and evenings.


We offer a competitive salary within a 25 hour work week (permanent part-time) that includes a comprehensive benefits package.


Interested persons are invited to submit resumes in confidence outlining qualifications and experience by 12:00 noon on July 22, 2011 to:


            Christine Walker, Director of Community Recreation Services

            Bowen Island Municipality

            981 Artisan Lane

            Bowen Island, B.C. V0N 1G0

            Fax: 604-947-0193

            E-mail: bim@bimbc.ca


Bowen Island Municipality thanks all those who apply and advises that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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