New Staff Hiring Committee

Dates: March 14-15, 2019
Time Committment: About 4 hours of pre-interview prep and about 15 hours of interviews, debriefing, and recommendations
Deadline to Respond: March 8, 2019, 4 PM

This volunteer opportunity is open to youth aged 14-24 and Fed alumni members (25+) in the Lower Mainland and on Vancouver Island.

Are you great at reading people? Do you have a sense of the Fed’s work and get excited by the fact that we are now hiring? Exercise your member perks by sitting on a selection committee and help expand our staff team! The Federation of BC Youth in Care Networks (FBCYICN) is looking for 2 youth members (one over 19 years old and one under 18 years old preferably) and 1 alumni to sit on our Hiring Committee. The committee would be responsible for recommending successful applicants for our new Community and Cultural Connections Coordinator and Events/Special Projects Coordinator

**Please note that the final decision regarding hiring will be made by the Executive Director after recommended candidates have met with the existing staff team. **

To be eligible for this volunteer opportunity, you must be available on the following dates and times:

  • Phone meeting to go over expectations and preparing for interview process
  • 1 hour phone call happening between March 11th and 13th
  • Interviewing Candidates (lunch provided):
    • Thursday March 14th from 9:00am to 5:00pm
    • Friday March 15th from 9:00am to 5:00pm

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Reading over the shortlist of cover letters and resumes provided by the Fed
  2. Asking interview questions of applicants as part of an interview panel;
  3. Evaluating candidates according to our rating system;
  4. Completing a hiring committee evaluation;
  5. Making a recommendation to the Executive Director about who you think we should hire; who you think is the best fit; and
  6. Representing the Fed in a fun and professional way!!!

Skills/Knowledge we’re looking for:

  1. Reading, writing and comprehension;
  2. Evaluating fairly based on facts and without personal bias;
  3. Ability to deal with conflict and the sharing of different ideas and viewpoints;
  4. Ability to keep STRICT confidentiality (i.e., not sharing information with others); and
  5. Knowledge of the Fed and how we do things

Training provided and required:

  • Teleconference to review roles, responsibilities and what to expect.

What you’ll get:

For Youth Members:

  • Time counted toward an honorarium (every 20 hours, you receive $100)!
  • Travel and accommodations covered or reimbursed
  • An opportunity to represent the FBCYICN in a super important way!
  • Letter of reference if requested
  • Recognition in our Power Pages magazine
  • Insight into the hiring process and how staff are screened and hired and direct input providing staffing recommendations

For Alumni Members:

  • An opportunity to represent the FBCYICN in a super important way!
  • Recognition in our Power Pages magazine
  • Letter of reference if requested
  • Insight into the hiring process and how staff are screened and hired and direct input providing staffing recommendations

Interested? Contact Shannon by March 8 at:

Shannon Dolton – Shannon.dolton@fbcyicn.ca
Facebook:
“Shannon Dolton FBCYICN”
Phone: 604 353 3495