At Aurelia, our focus is capacity development, coaching and mentoring – providing the guidance and skills needed for self-sufficiency. We strive to facilitate a safe and supportive change process, holding space for communities while they develop the skills and capacity to grow and thrive. We are currently seeking a Training Specialist to join our team in St. John’s.
The primary function of the Training Specialist is to support Child and Youth Care capacity development projects undertaken by Aurelia. The Training Specialist will analyze training requirements, develop training plans and materials, and effectively present training courses to adult learners using a developmentally appropriate and trauma informed approach. The Training Specialist also has the responsibility of coaching and mentoring child and youth care workers, supervisors and management staff in direct care settings to ensure the development and integration of holistic programs that meet the needs of the client organization and respective governing bodies. Significant travel is a requirement of this position, with an estimated 35% - 50% of scheduled work hours away from home.
Summary of essential job functions:
The best person for this role will have 2+ years’ experience in a management/supervisory role and holds a CYC degree, diploma or certificate. You will have documented technical expertise in education; such as, direct teaching experience, program management and administration, curricula development, direct training, and/or capacity building. It is considered an asset if you have certification as a trainer/educator/facilitator in any of the following: Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI), Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST), Mental Health First Aid (MHFA), Parent Resources for Information Development and Education (PRIDE), Response Ability Pathways (RAP), Children And Residential Experiences (CARE), and/or other related programs.
We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, preference will be given to those who are of First Nation, Inuit, or Métis heritage.