Job Responsibilities

  • Engage with the DiverseFutures Program Director in administrative and general research activities
  • Engage with the Program Directors of both the DF and BladeRunners programs on program-related training activities and on publicly offered fee-for-service training opportunities at NYSA
  • Provide ongoing administrative support to the DF program and its Program Director
  • Engage in general research activities for the DF program
  • Interact with community partners (NGOS, business and government) and the general public to market and network for the DF and BR programs, and to promote NYSA fee-for-service public trainings
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Post-secondary education in an area related to NYSA’s operations, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience as an adult educator and/or in workshop development, design, training and facilitation
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and data entry skills
  • Approachable, open-minded and self-ware when communicating with youth while maintaining a professional demeanor in one-to-one and group settings including in difficult scenarios
  • Professional, adaptable, flexible, and outgoing personality with strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work with youth from or with diverse backgrounds or cultures or identifications, wide points of view, or from marginalized or vulnerable populations and to engage with respect and without judgement
  • Cultural sensitivity and an awareness of reconciliation with Canada’s Indigenous Peoples
  • Successful completion of a Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Check

Contract length: 24 months

Expected start date: 2021-07-05

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: $18.00-$20.00 per hour

Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

COVID-19 considerations:
All staff and visitors must observe and abide by maximum occupancy numbers posted in all common areas. Face masks are required, hand sanitizing stations are located throughout the premise, and health checks completed daily.