Action For Healthy Communities

Position: Youth Facilitator

Reports to:  Children Program Coordinator

Hours: 12-20 hrs/week   Availability: Weekdays 1 PM ~5 PM (exception: Thursdays 12 PM ~5 PM)

Compensation: $19/hr

Closing Date: September 8th, 2023

About Us

Action for Healthy Communities (AHC) is a respected non-profit organization serving Edmonton since 1995. Our mission is to empower communities through education and capacity-building, fostering healthier and stronger neighborhoods.

Job Summary

AHC is seeking a dedicated Youth Facilitator for our STEM After-School Program, catering to vulnerable elementary students. The role involves planning, executing, and evaluating program activities, while also addressing empowerment, mental health, and general health topics. You’ll foster a secure, supportive environment to help students thrive.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide individualized guidance and support
  • Conduct group activities including STEM projects, empowerment exercises, and circle discussions
  • Prepare snacks and move around the program materials (supplies, STEM games, stationery, etc.)
  • Demonstrate positive attitudes and behaviors, inspiring a welcoming environment
  • Gather program effectiveness data
  • Track student progress and communicate outcomes
  • Offer insights for program improvements
  • Maintain accurate student records
  • Manage program resources and equipment
  • Assist with registration and promotion
  • Complete required reports including narrative and AHC data system
  • Any other tasks associated with the position


  • Preferred: Post-secondary education in STEM or related field
  • Experience with elementary students in educational or community settings
  • Strong STEM knowledge and curriculum familiarity
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Collaborative team player with stakeholders
  • Commitment to inclusive learning spaces
  • A class 5 drivers license and reliable transportation

Application Process

Applications will be assessed based on alignment with job criteria. If you’re enthusiastic about serving children and youth, apply by sending your resume and cover letter as a single file to Program Coordinator Kevwe Dabor at Successful candidates will provide references and undergo a criminal record check.

Note: Only interview-eligible candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your interest.

To apply for this position send your resume to