Indigenous Youth Program Developer – Ottawa


Job title Immediate Supervisors
Indigenous Youth Program Developer Director of Indigenous Programming/Director of Monitoring and Evaluation
Budgetary responsability Supervisory responsibility
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This position is funded under the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) Program.

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment
  • have been registered as full-time students in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment
  • have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations


The Indigenous Youth Program Developer will review programs and services for indigenous youth and youth

serving organizations that represent and respond to youth needs and priorities.

1. Assist the Director of Indigenous Programming in her tasks

2. Research and develop programs for youth

• Research Indigenous Organizations

• Assess the program requirements of youth in the community by province and region

• Communicate with youth to determine their needs and interests

• Communicate with organizations that represent youth to determine needs and interests of youth

• Assess type of program focus and models

• Develop youth consultative framework strategy

• Evaluate the effectiveness of programs

• Identify areas where new programs are needed

3. Analyze Indigenous youth alumni data

• Interpret data, analyze results using statistical techniques and provide ongoing reports

• Work closely with management to prioritize information needs


Required qualifications and experience

Particular working conditions

  • Indigenous Studies, International studies, Development, Political Science or related
  • This position may lead to a focus in indigenous youth programming in the field of study in with the student is enrolled
  • 30 hours a week;
  • Temporary position (8 weeks);
  • $14/hour
    • Based at the CWY Ottawa Office
    • Starting Date: As soon as possible
  • 30 hours a week;
  • Temporary position (8 weeks);
  • $14/hour
    • Based at the CWY Ottawa Office
    • Starting Date: As soon as possible

Work area knowledge and skills

Interpersonal skills and aptitudes


  • Highly proficient in the use of the main office software (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, Web);
  • Experience with social media (Facebook, Twitter and others)
  • Excellent organizational abilities, priority management and multi-tasking;
  • Knowledge of French is considered a strong asset
  • Knowledge of Spanish or of an Indigenous Language is an asset.



  • Ability to demonstrate exceptional judgment;
  • Flexibility, adaptability, ability to work under pressure and respond quickly to unexpected requests and manage a range of new issues and activities meeting tight deadlines;
  • Initiative as well as the ability to be proactive and efficient in all aspect of their duties;
  • Ability to work in a team;
  • Ability to handle stress adaptability to change;
  • Be reliable and demonstrate tact and discretion.



Your resume and cover letter must be received by 5PM (Ottawa), May 9th, 2018 via email at:

Canada World Youth is committed to equity in employment and diversity. This posting represents an opportunity to realize our focus on increasing underrepresented groups such as Aboriginal peoples, visible and ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others who may contribute to further diversification.

We would like to thank in advance all the candidates for their interest in Canada World Youth.

Please note that only candidates invited to an interview will be contacted.