DIRECTOR PROGRAMS AND PARTNERSHIPS
(18-MONTH CONTRACT with possibility of extension – $5,000 per month)
The Brock Youth Centre requires the services of a full-time Director of Programs and Partnerships to lead the implementation of the Youth Enterprise and Employment Program(YEP) currently funded until March 31, 2019. The Director is responsible for the implementation strategy, planning and delivery of the program in partnership with an active community-centred board of directors. The Director will provide operations leadership and supervise two part-time staff as well as providing overall guidance to the Director of Development – the senior fundraising staff member of the organization. The Director will also provide oversight to the Manager of the Cool Cow Ice Cream Shop. The initiatives offered by the BYC are made possible through the generous funding support of the Government of Canada and the Province of Ontario in addition to community generated funds and local government support as well as funds raised through the BYC social enterprise the Cool Cow Ice Cream Shop.
The Director of Programs and Partnerships will take the lead role in developing and directing the small business mentorship program to help new entrepreneurs to develop business plans, and build strong business practices through the training and mentorship components of successful BYC and Partner Entrepreneurship programs. Similarly, the Director will lead the establishment and understanding of business operations and services among youth and community business clients in the Employability stream of the Program.
The Director will ensure the development of a new business start-up competition which will offer program participants the opportunity to pitch for a community business assistance package to be fulfilled by local enterprises providing services needed to sustain a new business in the region including: legal, accounting, marketing, meeting space access and other services being solicited through the BYC (total value to exceed $5000).
Download the complete job posting here: BYC Dir Program and Partnerships