Position Overview

We are seeking a passionate and dedicated Junior Community Mentor (CM) to support the design, delivery, and evaluation of our community’s local PLAY program. This role offers a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in community engagement, program planning, and youth mentorship.

Position Title: Junior Community Mentor – Summer Program

Duration: June – August (9-10 weeks), 35 hours per week

Salary: $20 per hour

Eligibility: Open to individuals aged 15-29 years old who are First Nation or Inuit

Reports to: Sports and Recreation Manager

Key Responsibilities

Program Support:

  • Assist in the design, delivery, and evaluation of the local PLAY program within the community.


  • Participate in two virtual training sessions specifically designed for Junior CMs.

Learning and Development:

  • Develop a comprehensive learning plan outlining your employment interests, learning style, and development goals.
  • Submit learning plans to your Program Officer (P.O.) following the provided guidelines.

Youth-Led Initiative:

  • Lead the planning and implementation of a Youth-Led Initiative in your community, fostering youth engagement and leadership.

Feedback and Improvement:

  • Provide formal feedback on your training and work experience to Right To Play (RTP).
  • Contribute insights to help revise and improve the project for future iterations.


  • Strong interest in community engagement and youth development.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Creative and proactive approach to problem-solving.
  • Must not have been a Junior Community Mentor in past years with this program.
  • Commitment to the full duration of the program (June – August).

This role is a fantastic opportunity to make a positive impact in your community while developing valuable skills and experience. If you are passionate about youth engagement and community development, we encourage you to apply.

Please forward your resume cover letter and 3 references by Friday June 14, 2024 at 4:30 p.m. to:

Human Resource Department

Kenora Chiefs Advisory

P.O. Box 349- 240 Veterans Drive, 3rd Floor.

Kenora ON P9N 3X4

Fax: 807-467-2656

Email:  resume@kenorachiefs.org

*We thank all who apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted

** Traditional practices involve burning sacred medicines including tobacco, sweetgrass,

sage and cedar within the work setting

***In accordance with company policy, it is mandatory for all employees to either provide proof of their Covid vaccination or undergo Covid testing twice a week

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