RELAYS Project - Job Opportunities: Three (3) Coordinator Positions!!!

Resiliency Education Leadership Adventure & Youth Service

Job Postings:

Resiliency Activity Coordinator (1)

Adventure Activity Coordinator (1)

Community Service Activity Coordinator (1)



The Cape Breton Regional Police Service is spearheading the 5-year National Crime Prevention Centre RELAYS project aimed at preventing violence by high-risk youth ages 12-17 in CBRM. The 3 Coordinators (Resiliency, Adventure, Community Service) will report directly to the RELAYS Executive Director to coordinate RELAYS activities implemented from 6 community offices, each with a Facilitator and 2 Youth Workers.



  • Spearhead and coordinate development of youth activities (Resiliency, Adventure, or Community Service) for high-risk youth participants, carried out by 6 RELAYS community offices (New Waterford, Glace Bay, Whitney Pier, Sydney, Eskasoni, and Northside).
  • Develop and sustain effective relationships, communication, and a team culture with other RELAYS staff, project partners, stakeholder communities, and target youth.
  • Report to the Executive Director to resolve day-to-day issues involving 6 community offices.
  • Implement effective tracking of youth violence prevention strategies related to Resiliency, Adventure, or Community Service.
  • Ensure that RELAYS activities are implemented effectively and efficiently within project constraints.


Personal Attributes

•   Exceptional verbal, presentation, and listening skills

•   Effective in building trust, collaboration, and a team approach

•   Creative in generating structured youth activities

•   Intuitive and resourceful in problem-solving

•   Able to manage stress calmly and effectively

•   Insightful, creative, collaborative, and flexible

•   Culturally aware, and consistently sensitive and respectful to the needs of others

•   Exemplary role model in personal behaviour

•   Strong work ethic with unwavering integrity in decisions and actions

•   Able to earn the respect of others through positive attitudes and active engagement

•   Attentive to important details while sustaining a focus on project goals



•   University degree or equivalent

•   5+ years experience developing structured activities for marginalized program participants

•   Deep-level understanding of the challenges and needs of high-risk youth

•   Extensive experience in outdoor and adventure-based activities

•   Excellent organizational and management skills

•   Strong team player and motivator

•   Excellent interpersonal communication skills, both written and verbal

•   Strong computer proficiency

•   Insured vehicle with valid driver’s license

•   Criminal Record and Child Registry Check clearance



CBRM site to be determined.


Salary Range

$32,700 - $40,040 per year


Application Process

Email an informal paragraph about yourself with resume attached as a Word file by Wednesday, October 28, 2015.  Indicate your Coordinator theme preference and whether you wish to be considered for the other positions. 

Email to:

Mail to :  RELAYS, 77 Kings Road, Sydney, NS, B1S 1A2

Questions/Comments, please email

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