Job Offer

friday 15th of march 2019

Intervenant Jeunesse, Secteur réussite scolaire

Published by: Les YMCA du Québec

Offer Description

We believe that we can have a positive impact in the life of a young person by helping integrate them into their community. To accomplish this, we are currently enlarging our team and welcoming a new collaborator whose objective will be to establish and maintain the link between the youth and the YMCA in their local community.

The candidate selected will function in two different, but complementary, programs – the PIVOT program and the Plusone Mentoring program.

Description of PIVOT 

The PIVOT program aims to positively impact today’s youth by encouraging them to participate in various athletic, social, and cultural activities, at the YMCA.
Youth in the PIVOT program will be followed, on a regular basis, by the candidate selected for that position. This program operates within all the YMCAs of Montreal.

Description of Plusone

Plusone is a mentoring program that offers young people the opportunity to create a meaningful relationship with a volunteer mentor. 


  • Accompanies and supervises a cohort of 40 youths;
  • Meet up with youth at a YMCA or in their local community (e.g., school) to learn about their interests, strengths, and challenges. 
  • Organises a meeting with the youth at their local YMCA in order to introduce them to the various programmes and services available at the YMCA.
  • Accompanies and supervises the youth throughout their integration process.
  • Establishes and implements integration strategies that encourage the active and autonomous participation of youth in the program.
  • Facilitates collaboration with other YMCA youth programs or other external youth-oriented organizations in order to refer youth to the appropriate resources, on an as-needed basis
  • Establishes and manages partner relationships with various community actors (schools, youth-oriented organizations, police, youth protection services, etc…)
  • Supports the Plusone Mentoring program’s local team in their daily activities and, as needed, provides them with appropriate referrals.
  • Adheres to the YMCA Code of Conduct, and the YMCA Protecting Children, Youth and Vulnerable Adults Policy and Procedures.
  • Understands and integrates the value of philanthropy in both the specific position and Association, and participate in the Annual Campaign and/or other fundraising events.


  • Have post-secondary level (university, collegiate) degree or certification in youth work or related fields.
  • Have at least 2 - 3 years of experience in intervention with at-risk youth.
  • Have experience in recruitment and support of volunteers. (an asset)
  • Have experience working partnership development and consolidation. (an asset)
  • Proficient in both official languages.
  • Ability to work according to a variable schedule (days, evenings, and weekends).
  • Have no criminal record in connection with employment.



Intervention: Ability to establish positive relationships with youth experiencing behavioural challenges.

Teamwork and professional collaboration: Ability to work and collaborate with a variety of different personalities so as to leverage each individual’s strengths in order to achieve intended results.

Organization and personal management: Ability to effectively and autonomously manage time and resources in order to carry out work effectively and achieve expected results.

Organizational and interpersonal communication: Ability to listen actively, encourage the expression of ideas, foster constructive dialogue and to express yourself verbally and in writing with clarity, transparency, accuracy, consistency and with respect for others.

Regard for health and safety: Understand and identify ways to help reduce risks and injuries, and to raise awareness on this matter.

Creativity and Innovation: Ability to implement new ideas and approaches and/or adapting existing practices in order to achieve expected results


Location: Park Avenue YMCA, with frequent trips around the city

Status: Full-time, contractual, Parental leave replacement (6 months). Other opportunities may be available within the sector upon successful completion of the contract.

Salary: 33 100 – 44 100.

Schedule: 35 hours per week, daily schedule to be determined

Employment Start date: 1rst April 2019

Hours by week
33 100 - 44 100
Type of job
Full-Time, Contractual
How to contact

Send your cv to Fanny Desseaux, program coordinator at

Limit date to apply
friday 29th of march 2019

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