Youth consultant
Jokkmokk, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Youth consultant, free time
Work model On location
Are you the one?
Jokkmokk has its sights set on the future. The municipality works actively and creates the conditions for a broad business community and an attractive, growing labor market in both existing and future industries. We are looking for you who want to join and contribute to Jokkmokk's continued development. In your spare time, you have fantastic opportunities to use a large range of leisure facilities with various association activities or outdoor activities such as fishing, hunting, hiking, snowmobiling, skiing, etc. in both forest and mountain environments. The national youth policy applies to young people aged 13–25 and aims to: "All young people must have good living conditions, power to shape their lives and influence over social development". We are looking for a committed and curious youth consultant for the Youth up North project who wants to join and strengthen young people's influence and participation in Jokkmokk, so that young people want to have a more active role in developing the municipality and contribute to community development. The Youth up North project's way of working is characterized by entrepreneurial skills, creativity and innovations. The service is tasked with creating activities and meeting places together with children and young people in the municipality and the municipality's various units as well as defining goals for the local youth policy. Fixed-term employment until 31/12/2026, full-time (100%) Probationary employment may occur. Work on evenings and weekends occurs. Access as soon as possible, by agreement. WORK DUTIES As a youth consultant, your mission is to increase young people's influence and participation in the municipality, together with children and young people. The work to strengthen young people's influence and participation includes collaborating with the municipality's activities, companies and association life when it comes to young people's opinions, thoughts and ideas. The work is outreach and the tasks involve meeting young people in different ways. It also means supporting the municipality in realizing and implementing the ideas and thus strengthening the local children's rights and youth perspective. Together with young people, you create more meeting places, program items and events locally, but also platforms where young people have the opportunity to make their voices heard. Since the tasks largely come from children and young people, this can mean supporting young people to start an association, participating in dialogues, helping decision-makers reach young people and finding forms for activities and meeting places young people demand. The work will include operational work at Fritidsgården Östra Hörnet Together with the project team at Youth 2030 Movement, you are responsible for, implement and evaluate efforts within the Youth up North project. You will also participate in network meetings and knowledge and experience exchanges within the project at a regional level. QUALIFICATIONS As a youth consultant, you have developed communication skills and are a good listener. You can work flexibly and work day, evening and weekend. You like meeting new people, making new contacts and you thrive in a variety of contexts. You must be good at collaborating and supporting others as well as planning large and small events. You are proactive, self-motivated and full of energy, which means that you are constantly looking for opportunities to develop yourself and the business. You have a good command of spoken and written Swedish and good spoken English. It is advantageous if you have a command of one of the Sami languages. We are looking for you who can relate to what it is like to grow up as a child and young person today. We are looking for you who have at least a high school education or equivalent. Experience of having worked with children and young people, own experience of, for example, non-profit involvement and leadership assignments are also meritorious. It is a plus if you have good local knowledge of Jokkmokk municipality. OTHER Jokkmokk municipality strives for equal gender distribution and ethnic and cultural diversity in our operations. Knowledge of the Sami language and the Sami culture is seen as an asset. Our core values ​​aim to indicate the values ​​that should permeate all activities in Jokkmokk municipality where our watchwords are respect, equal value, responsibility, courage, commitment and competence. In order to ensure the quality of our recruitment process and enable good communication with our applicants, we ask that you submit your application digitally via the link "Apply here" and not via e-mail or paper format. To staffing, brokerage and recruitment companies and to you who are sellers: We kindly but firmly refrain from further job advertisements to brokerage and recruitment companies as well as other external actors and sellers.
Why you should work with us!

Jokkmokks Municipality is a small organization with great dedication. Our employees work together to make Jokkmokk better in many ways, from healthcare and education to community development and culture. Collaboration among colleagues, neighbors, and associations is a cornerstone of our municipality - it's something we are proud of and want to preserve. Whether you are an experienced talent with specialized knowledge or new to the job market with a drive to find your own path, there is a place here for you.

Application due date 2024-06-01
About the employer
Jokkmokks Municipality is a small organization with great dedication. Our employees work together to make Jokkmokk better in many ways, from healthcare and education to community development and culture. Collaboration among colleagues, neighbors, and associations is a cornerstone of our municipality - it's something we are proud of and want to preserve. Whether you are an experienced talent with specialized knowledge or new to the job market with a drive to find your own path, there is a place here for you.
jokkmokk.se