Youth Programming Manager

Position Summary

We are seeking a highly self-motivated and autonomous team member to develop and deliver our new youth programming initiative. This individual will be expected to take on leadership roles in a range of areas including; program development coordination, outreach, program delivery, budget management, communications, and mentor relations as the Youth Programming Manager. This position requires an individual who has an appetite for taking initiative to get things done and can work independently. Candidates for this position should have exceptional interpersonal and writing skills and be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment


The Indigenous Clean Energy (ICE) Social Enterprise is exploring the potential to leverage its existing capabilities and expertise in capacity-building to develop an Indigenous youth training and careers program for the clean energy sector. The program will be an essential piece of the clean energy landscape in Canada that nurtures the leadership potential of both Indigenous youth and energy employers to advance a sustainable and equitable energy future.   Our innovative program, developed by Indigenous youth for Indigenous youth, will employ a holistic, strength-based approach that supports both Indigenous learners and energy sectors employers.


  • Develop program content and curriculum;
  • Manage and coordinate sub-contracts and external partnership relationships;  
  • Prepare participant contracts, onboarding program materials and facilitation guides;
  • Draft proposals, complete quarterly updates for projects and other documents as needed; 
  • Build relationships with potential youth applicants for the program;
  • Act as the point of contact for all details related to youth programming;
  • Determine best places to market and advertise the program;
  • Create budgets and proposals to youth-related programming;
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation, plans, and reports; 
  • Liaise with Indigenous communities, organizations, key partners, as well as, industry associations, private corporations, and clean energy proponents; 
  • Present the program to potential partners and participants;
  • Produce valuable and engaging content for the program and ICE Network websites, blogs, and print marketing.


  • Bachelors of Business Administration, and or a related field of study and/or
  • Minimum two years experience in managing programs, logistics or organizer;
  • Possesses excellent communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • Self-motivated and driven to produce quality results;
  • Ability to work as part of a team in a dynamic fast-paced environment; 
  • Comfortable liaising with different stakeholders, including individuals in senior positions in communities or organizations;
  • Fluency in English is essential. Bilingualism is a strong asset;
  • Strong interest in community building and inspiring interest in clean energy;  
  • Previous experience working with First Nation, Métis and Inuit communities would be an asset;  
  • Experience with computer programs and applications including Microsoft Office, Sharepoint, Microsoft Teams, and Asana;
  • Comfortable coordinating multiple moving projects; 


Applicants for the Youth Programming Manager must meet eligibility requirements for the position.

• Be between 18 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;
• Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or a person to whom refugee status has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment;
• Have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial and territorial legislation and regulations.

Term: Full-Time

Location: Remote Work with occasional travel to the National Capital Region (post COVID)

Closing Date: October 5, 2020 at 4pm EDT

Please send a cover letter and resume to


ICE is an equal opportunity employer. However, First Nations, Inuit or Métis candidates will be given priority. Please self-identify.

 Only those considered for an interview will be contacted.