Norfolk County – Director of Initiatives

at Southwestern Ontario Youth for Christ (view profile)
Location Norfolk County, Canada
Date Posted June 2, 2023
Category Other
Job Type Full-time


Youth Unlimited YFC Southwestern Ontario is a youth-focused, faith-based, organization that exists to help young people throughout Southwestern Ontario attain their full life potential, showing love and care for their whole person.

We are looking for a Director of Social Entrepreneurship (SE). As Director of Social Entrepreneurship, you will mentor, equip and challenge youth, ages 12- 19 , to live healthy, productive lives by helping them develop social entrepreneurial opportunities. In this role, it would be your priority to give youth the courage and confidence to dream and take steps toward their life and career goals. In order to help each participant develop economically sustainable livelihoods, the Social Entrepreneur Director would provide the needed life, essential and skills training as well as wraparound care, Mental Health First Aid, unpaid  and paid work-experiences, job responsibilities and long-term retention supports.  

The Director will help shape and set the vision as well as lead, resource and oversee all aspects of the Social Entrepreneurship department. They will also give leadership to fundraising for the ministry and work closely with key stakeholders and partners of the community.

The salary of this staff position is determined on a scale based on education and experience and is funded on a missionary basis requiring the gathering of a ministry partnership team. Accommodation is available for applicants with disabilities.

Please apply to this rewarding position through the following link:


At SWOYFC, we believe that the workplace is unified when each of us is encouraged, recognized, and able to serve out of our gifts.  We believe that we can serve our youth most effectively when our staff represent the communities in which we serve.  At SWOYFC we are working hard to foster an environment of collaboration, diversity, inclusivity and respect.  We encourage people of all ethnicities and abilities who love Jesus and are aligned with our vision and values, to consider applying.

We strive to achieve equality in the workplace, which means no one will be denied employment opportunities for reasons unrelated to fit for a role. We also understand employment equity means more than treating individuals in the same way but requires special measures and the accommodation of differences.  In this way, we are working to create a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Southwestern Ontario Youth for Christ - We see the hope and potential in every young person.