We Are Hiring a youth Coordinator!
Interested in gaining some experience organizing events and working with a charity?
Closing date: March 13, 2022
Duration of contract: March 21 or as early as possible until July 15, 2022 (extension possible)
Hours: 5-8 hours per week, flexible hours
Pay: $20 per hour
Location: Work from home
Reporting to the Director of Grants and Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI), the Youth Coordinator is responsible for the planning, organizing, delivery, and assessment of TORCA’s youth group mountain bike rides and potentially other youth events in the spring and summer. Working with the board of directors and community volunteers, the Youth Coordinator manages the entire event cycle of the youth group rides, and oversees the administrative requirements for running the events. The Youth Coordinator is also responsible for the documentation and evaluation of the events.
- Schedules youth group rides and other youth events
- Coordinates volunteer ride leads/sweeps and meeting locations
- Creates sign-up forms and tracks registrations, waivers, and photo release forms
- Writes social media posts to promote the events
- Communicates with participants and ride leads/sweeps
- Monitors and tracks the requirements for ride leads to have first aid certification and criminal record check
- Maintains a pool of volunteers
- Documents the outcome of the events
- Maintains a data base of photos for marketing use
- Creates and conducts assessment surveys
Required qualifications and skills
- Ability to work independently and to take directions
- Advanced computer skills (Google suite, MS Excel, html, Slack, social media)
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Proven ability to plan, organize, and deliver events
- Strong time management skills including prioritizing tasks and meeting deadlines
- Problem management skills
- Experience working with youth an asset
- Experience in event management an asset
- Interest in mountain biking an asset
The Tri-Cities Off Road Cycling Association (TORCA) is a volunteer-run, not-for-profit, charitable organization that advocates for trail use and access in Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, and the villages of Belcarra and Anmore. TORCA’s mission is to provide public recreational amenities by planning, designing, constructing, and maintaining trails in our local networks. While we are predominantly mountain bikers, TORCA advocates for all trail users, including mountain bikers, trail runners, hikers, and dog walkers.
TORCA provides a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We welcome and encourage applications from all individuals regardless of their identity, including but not limited to all races, ethnicities, Indigenous peoples, religions, disabilities, nationalities, gender identities and gender expressions. Due to requirements from the funding source for this position, youth applicants between the age 15 to 30 will be preferred. Please indicate in your application if you wish to identify as youth. Please note that we will request a criminal record check during the hiring process.
How to apply
Please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected] by the deadline March 13, 11:59 PM PST.