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Youth Engagement Workers

Full Time - Temporary

The Restorative Justice Program of the Sunshine Coast is looking to hire two (2) summer students to assist with youth programs we run in the summer.  RJPSC is a non-profit, community-sponsored, volunteer-based organization founded on restorative justice principles of accountability, respect, relationship to and with one's community, and healing the effects of harm to the community. The successful candidates must live on the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia.


The job entails team and individual work practicing a variety of transferable skills to train in, practice, implement, and evaluate a variety of youth engagement activities, including:


  1. Online and in-person youth leadership and peer mentoring training

  2. Training in restorative processes and addressing conflict and harm

  3. Practicing learned skills in mock scenarios with community members, businesses, school staff, and other youth

  4. Help develop a variety of activities and resources for peer mentoring

  5. Participate in planning, implementing and evaluating restorative awareness events

  6. Network with partner organizations to develop longer-term programs for youth engagement on the Sunshine Coast

  7. Complete required reporting and surveys at various points during the employment period

  8. To consider continued part-time work in the Fall (not mandatory, but maybe fun)


We are looking for candidates who have researched restorative processes through VIRRJA, RJABC, and CJIA


Term Job Employment

July 10 - Sept. 2, 2023

Canada Summer Jobs require that applicant:
(a) is between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment;
(b) is a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the
Immigration and Refugee Protection Act [S.C. 2001, c. 27]*; and
(c) is legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations.
International students are not eligible. Recent immigrants are eligible if they are Canadian Citizens or permanent residents.


Compensation: $21/hr, 30 hours/week, for eight (8) weeks up to September 2, 2023


Start date: ASAP

Send your resume and a cover letter to

Job Opportunities
Assistant Coordinator


RJPSC is a non-profit, volunteer-based organization founded on restorative justice principles of respect, compassion, accountability, confidentiality, relationship to and with one's community, and healing the effects of harm to the those impacted.  Our regional and provincial associations’ websites provide additional information regarding restorative approaches (VIRRJA and RJABC).

We’re looking for an assistant coordinator to manage our office in Sechelt, and work with our board, volunteers, members and staff, to help build and maintain programs, services and relationships with the people and businesses in our community.

The ideal candidate will be a team player and people person with excellent office management, communication and organizational skills. He, she or they will be responsible for coordinating and supervising youth engagement and restorative school programs, restorative justice awareness events, and provide Board and volunteers with supports and opportunities.  Following program specific training and acquiring an enhanced security clearance, the assistant coordinator will take on additional duties of referral file management, holding restorative processes, and mentoring

The successful candidate must live on the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia and have access to transportation.

We are looking for candidates who have demonstrated:


  • experience in office and/or facility management

  • recent experience in program or event planning, implementation

  • understanding of non-profits, grant writing and reporting

  • curiosity, resourcefulness and problem-solving capacities

  • excellent communication skills, compassionate listening

  • experience working as part of a team and independently

  • proficient use of social media, Microsoft programs, office            equipment

  • leadership and team building skills

  • willingness to learn new skills in the areas of technical support for on-line restorative processes and interviews, training, meetings, evaluations

  • ability to maintain confidentiality at all times


Preference will be given to candidates with a minimum of 2 -4 years of work-related experience and/or education and lived experience in restorative justice, indigenous law, transformative and criminal justice, community education/development, and human resource management.


Prior Education: Post-Secondary

Compensation: $25-$30 depending on experience

Start date: ASAP; 9 month-term contract; opportunity for extension; part-time (15-18 hours)

Please send a resume and cover letter to:

The position will remain open until filled.

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