Youth Leader

(Habitat for Humanity Peterborough & Kawartha Region, Peterborough - 300 Milroy Drive)

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Position ID: V-PET0481 Last Modified: 16 Apr 2015 Last Full Update: 16 Apr 2015
Opportunity Details
ContactAngela Hammond, Community Engagement Co-ordinator, Habitat for Humanity Peterborough & Kawartha Region; Phone: 705-750-1456; Email:
Duties*Provide overall leadership to the Youth Council 
*Work alongside Youth Council members to develop a strategic plan aimed at raising funds, recruiting volunteers and creating general awareness of HYP 
*Work with Youth Council members and Staff Liaison to coordinate existsing events and implement new events 
*Conduct Youth Council Meetings; work with Youth Council Chair to set agenda and keep accurate minutes 
*Attdent HYP, Youth Council and Rotary Club of Peterborough functions as required 
*Keep Staff Liaison informed of Youth Council activities  
* Youth Leader must be a post-secondary student
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Benefits* Gain community relations and event planning experience 
* Be part of a dynamic group environment striving to make Peterborough a better community 
* Excellent position for networking opportunities and resume building 
* Develop leadership skills
Ages16 year(s) and up
Areas of InterestCarpentry & Woodwork ; General Manpower / Physical Labour ; General Trade-Related
Skills/Experience*Vested interest and/or experience working with youth. 
*Ability to communicate effectively with youth. 
*Contribute time and energy as an active member of the Youth Council; be accessible and reliable. 
*Effective at planning and organizing; able to delegate responsibilities. 
*Serve as a mentor for youth; act in accordance with a positive and mature manner. 
*Knowledge of Habitat for Humanity and a desire to promote HFHPKR's mission.
Commitment Length1 year commitment 
Youth Council meetings occur twice a month 
Event schedule (TBD); special events and functions may take place on evenings and weekends.
Interaction LevelCommittee work and community interaction
Dates and TimesDates and times vary. Call for details.
LocationHabitat office located on 550 Braidwood Ave.
Number of PositionsPeterborough: 2 individual(s) 
2 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingInterview to establish eligibility followed by orientation
TransportationCommittee meetings take place near transportation
Start DateOn or after 01 Jun 2015
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Organization NameHabitat for Humanity Peterborough & Kawartha Region, Peterborough - 300 Milroy Drive
Office PhoneOffice 705-750-1456 * ReStore 705-742-8572
Toll Free Phone1-855-750-1456
Address & Map
300 Milroy Dr
Peterborough, ON K9H 7M9
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