Relief - Children's Program Mentor

April 28 2020
Industries Arts, Entertaiment, Culture and Leisure
Categories Govt., NPO, Social & Community Work, Health, Medical, Health, Medical, Hospitality, Catering, Tourism, Social Work, Counselling, Psychology
Toronto, ON

Location:

  1. Baycrest Public School (145 Baycrest Ave)
  2. Silverthorn Community School (300 Kane Ave)
  3. Warren Junior Public School (135 Varsity Road)


St. Alban’s Boys’ and Girls’ Club serves over 500 children and youth in the Lawrence Heights/Weston Mount Dennis and surrounding communities providing social, physical, educational, creative, seasonal, and community support programs. We are looking for motivated people to facilitate our afterschool children’s’ program for the 2021-2022 school years for children ranging in age from 6 - 12 years old.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the planning and delivery of the After-School Program for children and youth meeting Ontario’s After School Program Guidelines 2021/2022
  • Promote the core values of Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada and achieve its operating standards
  • Implement and facilitate effective physical education, recreational and nutrition activities that engage learners and reflect the various learning styles of Club members
  • Provide participants with instruction on a variety of motor skills and physical activities designed to enhance development of every participant
  • Identify and connect with local stakeholders and partners to enhance program delivery
  • Supervise participants in the program, and promote safety, respect, conflict resolution, leadership and life skills
  • Coordinate the participation of staff, volunteers and placement students and promote their contributions
  • Schedule and conduct meetings with staff and be readily available to provide support on a daily basis
  • Maintain appropriate records and statistics, and complete program reports including surveys and interviews, as per organization guidelines
  • Identify and secure program materials, equipment and resources, including art supplies and snacks
  • Ensure the safety and security of the participants in the program
  • Maintain health and safety standards of food, and areas of food storage and preparation
  • Liaise with parents/guardians on issues of concern or relevance to their children
  • Maintain communication and close working relationships with local school administrators and post-secondary interns and placement students’ supervisors
  • Assist in the training and orientation of program staff, volunteers and student placements
  • Maintain a professional relationship with peers, members, volunteers, parents and members of the public
  • Enforce policies and procedures and initiate discipline process when required
  • Ensure weekly member attendance is monitored and coordinate with administrative staff to maintain accurate documentation
  • Other duties as assigned


Qualifications:


  • Educational background applicable to the position.
  • Experience working with children 6 to 12 years old.
  • Strong skills in one or more of the following areas: sports, arts, recreation, education, health and nutrition.
  • Ability to work as team members in a dynamic, complex environment.
  • Strong supervision and program planning skills
  • Good decision making and problem solving skills
  • Covid-19 Vaccination Required.
  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR-C certification.
  • Police Reference Check (to be completed upon hiring)
  • High Five- Principles of Healthy Child Development training (asset)



St. Alban’s Boys’ and Girls’ Club encourages applications from the local community and from equity-seeking groups. We thank all applicants for applying, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidates for these positions must undergo a Criminal Reference Check.


*Must be available to work Monday - Friday between 2:45PM – 6:00PM ( hours may vary depending on program location)

This is a contract position from September 7, 2021 – December 17, 2021 (Possibility of Extension)

Apply now!

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