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Boys and Girls Club of East Scarborough After School Program Team Leader (part-time) Part Time in Scarborough, ON

Boys and Girls Club of East Scarborough

Branch Scarborough ON CA

Position:
After School Program Team Leader (part-time)
Location:
Scarborough, ON

Graduate, enrolled or interest in child and early teen service diplomas or related field (such as Recreation and Leisure, ECE, Social Sciences)….

Job Summary

The Boys & Girls Club of East Scarborough provides a wide range of services to children, youth and their care-givers, from all cultural and economic backgrounds. We are currently recruiting for individuals who are energetic, enthusiastic, and have a genuine interest in working positively with children age 6-14 years. The position will require a good understanding of working with children and youth, as well as implementing programs. This is a very active job where staffs are expected to lift and move tables/chairs and program equipment as well as participate in active sports/games with the children.
All program staff are committed to supporting HIGH FIVE’s Mission, HIGH FIVE’s “Desired Outcomes for Recreation and Sport”, and HIGH FIVE’s “Commitment to Children”.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Desire to work with children to foster their growth and development
  • Model good-sportsmanship through enthusiastic, non-competitive participation and support
  • Responsible for the supervision of children in the program and ensuring their safety while in program
  • Liaise with school staff and School Administration to foster communication and to maintain a positive relationships
  • Maintain program attendance records and input them into the Club’s ACTIVE net system
  • Liaise with parents/guardians to establish and maintain positive relationships
  • Liaise with Supervisor/Manager on a regular basis to provide updates on program development/needs and to obtain program information to be passed back to Program Staff
  • Complete administrative duties (i.e. weekly orders, reports, etc.) and ensure their timely submission
  • Responsible for the collection of program fees and timely submission to the Department Manager/Supervisor
  • Responsible for assisting with behavioral issues and group conflicts between the children and staff
  • Organize and lead small group games and physical activities for the children
  • Assist Program staff in the preparation and facilitation of programs/activities
  • Provide homework assistance for those children who require it
  • Provide assistance in the upkeep of program areas
  • Ensure that daily snacks are prepared and served to the children
  • Actively participate in training sessions, planning sessions, staff meetings
  • Document, and report all incidents involving staff, volunteers/placement students or participants immediately to Supervisor and Manager
  • Ensure that program equipment is clean and stored appropriately at the end of each day
  • Lead weekly team meetings
  • Record, verify, and ensure timely submission of Program Staff hours for payroll processing
  • Attend monthly Lead Staff and Agency Staff Meetings
  • Other duties as they may arise

Qualifications

  • Strong communication and teamwork abilities
  • Strong time management skills
  • Individuals who are enthusiastic, energetic with creative program planning skills.
  • Ability to creatively plan, facilitate and instruct participants in a specialty program.
  • Genuine interest in working with children between the ages of 6-14years
  • Experience working or volunteering with children and/or youth
  • Graduate, enrolled or interest in child and early teen service diplomas or related field (such as Recreation and Leisure, ECE, Social Sciences)
  • Proficient in MS Office (i.e. word, excel, power point, outlook, etc.)
  • Demonstrate an understanding of leadership skills, programming skills and child/youth management skills.
  • Legally eligible to work in Canada

Other qualifications:

  • First Aid/Level C CPR Certification (or willingness to obtain prior to the start of the contract)
  • HIGH FIVE PHCD and HIGH FIVE Sport Certification (or willingness to obtain prior to the start of the contract)
  • Willingness to obtain a Criminal Records Check upon employment offer

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Toronto, ON, CA
Posted on: 2015-08-16
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