Richmond Youth Service Agency Assistant Youth Activities Worker Contract in Lower Mainland, BC

Richmond Youth Service Agency

Branch Lower Mainland BC CA

Assistant Youth Activities Worker
Lower Mainland, BC

This position works with newcomers to Canada and is applicable to build skills in the fields of education, community services and recreation….

Position Title:
Assistant Youth Activities Worker (Subject to Funding)

Youth Services Division

Job Status:
BCGEU Bargaining position, Casual Full Time

Job Site:
100-7900 Alderbridge Way, Richmond BC

Assist in providing services and programs to children, youth and families including summer programs and community events such as Canada Day celebration. This position works with newcomers to Canada and is applicable to build skills in the fields of education, community services and recreation. The position will involve hands-on experience working with children and youth in a recreational setting with a focus on community and asset building.

Applicants must meet the following criteria, as set out by Services Canada:

Be between the ages of 15 and 30 years at the start of employment;

Have been registered as full-time students in the previous academic year (2014-15) and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in next academic year (2015-16);

Be a Canadian citizens, permanent residents or persons to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act; and

Be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations.

General Skills:
Well developed oral and written communication skills

Well developed interpersonal skills

Excellent organization skills

Well developed computer skills including Word, Excel

Ability to work with children and youth up to age 18

Cultural awareness and experience with newcomers to Canada

Ability to work as a team member or independently

Detail and process-oriented

Creative and enthusiastic

Knowledge of RYSA and other local organizations is an asset

Second language is an asset

Full Class 5 driver’s license is an asset (own automobile not required)

Research, plan and execute Youth Centre activities

Supervise ongoing activities in the Youth Centre

Assist in the coordination and execution of special events

Assist in the promotion of RYSA, the Youth Centre and its programs

Complete various office and administrative tasks as required

14 weeks from May 25 – August 28, 2015

Student will be required to work some evenings and weekends

30 hours per week for 14 weeks

$13 per hour (As per CBA Grid Level 2)

6% Vacation Pay paid in lieu of time off

Mandatory employment related costs are deducted

Pay is distributed on the 15th and final day of each month

Reports to:
Director of Programs

All pre-approved expenses are to be submitted on the agency Expense Form. Mileage is paid at a rate of $.41 per km.

About us:
The Richmond Youth Service Agency (RYSA) is a registered charity that has provided support services for children, youth and families in Richmond, BC for 40+ years. Our programs and services include: volunteer and leadership opportunities, after school programs, fun activities and recreation, special events and celebrations, cultural awareness activities, health and wellness supports, and an Aboriginal Centre that supports the needs of local Aboriginal children, youth and families.

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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Surrey, BC, CA
Posted on: 2015-03-19
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