Office of the Representative for Children and Youth
Associate Deputy Representative, Advocacy and Youth Engagement
Location: Burnaby or Victoria, B.C.
The Office of the Representative for Children and Youth, an independent office of the B.C. Legislature, is seeking an Associate Deputy Representative, Advocacy and Youth Engagement to provide leadership in delivering provincial advocacy services and youth engagement initiatives.
The Associate Deputy Representative oversees a province-wide advocacy program to support existing community based advocacy programs and to facilitate the development of new advocacy services and programs for children, youth and their families, and also leads a youth engagement strategy that establishes and implements ways to engage with youth around the province.
This high-profile role requires an experienced senior manager with proven leadership in practice, research and program evaluation with designated services, and the ability to apply best practices and models for effective advocacy services in diverse socio-economic communities and environments. The successful applicant has a superior track record working and collaborating with Aboriginal or Metis individuals, communities, groups, administrations and networks, including children and youth.
Preference may be given to applicants who are Aboriginal.
The successful applicant requires a police record check and is subject to a criminal record review
Applicants are invited to submit their application no later than 4:30 p.m. on Feb. 12, 2016.
Please see the full details of this position and how to apply at the Representative for Children and Youth’s website at https://www.rcybc.ca/about-us/careers