Youth Programs Assistant

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13-week term (35 hours/week) Green Team Position

Daniel McIntyre / St. Matthews Community Association (DMSMCA)  is a non-profit community renewal organization. We work with residents and stakeholders towards social, cultural, economic and environmentally sustainable renewal and revitalization of the Daniel McIntyre / St. Matthews neighbourhoods.

Job Objectives:

The Youth Programs Assistant will help to develop and supervise programming for youth 12-18 years of age, including activities at the DMSMCA Resource Centre and in the community through the Yard Works job readiness program.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with planning, developing and implementing youth recreation activities;
  • Assisting youth with resumes, job search, and connecting to resources;
  • Assisting with planning and presenting workshops for youth on a variety of topics;
  • Assisting with the Yard Works job readiness program including performing yard work for seniors and helping to supervise and motivate youth
  • Assisting with community gardens and running gardening activities for kids and youth
  • Assisting with the planning, developing and implementing of summer events

Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Knowledge and experience with running youth programming
  • Knowledge and experience with job search and resume building
  • Ability to develop and present on a variety of workshop topics
  • Ability to do physical labour
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Knowledge and experience in Community Development approaches and practices
  • Positive attitude, works well independently as well as in a team environment
  • Can work individually as well as cooperatively, inclusively and effectively with others
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends


  • Knowledge of the Daniel McIntyre/St. Matthews, West Central area and inner city issues
  • Knowledge of CED principles
  • Ability to speak another language would be an asset
  • Providing an up-to-date child abuse registry check and a criminal record check

Other Information:

  • Must be between the ages 16-29.

DMSMCA is an equity employer; members of a visible minority, of Aboriginal descent, are newcomers to Canada or live in the inner city are encouraged to apply.

Wage: $11.50 / hour
Hours of Work: Up to 37.5 hours/week; some evening and weekend hours required. This is a 13-week term position.
Start date: June 4

Please submit resume and cover letter by Monday, May 21, 2018 at 4 pm to:

Jesse Gair
Executive Director
Daniel McIntyre / St. Matthews Community Association
823 Ellice Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3G 0C3
Email: director at

Thank you to all those who apply, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Date limite : 
21 mai 2018
Daniel McIntyre / St. Matthews Community Association
Winnipeg  Manitoba