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The Salvation Army L.I.T. Program Director (Leaders in Training) Contract in Winnipeg, MB

The Salvation Army

Branch Winnipeg MB CA

Position:
L.I.T. Program Director (Leaders in Training)
Location:
Winnipeg, MB

RESPONSIBILITY FOR HUMAN RESOURCES. Building relationships with teens both currently at Southlands Community Church and in the community….

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Interested Applicants must respond in writing to:
Fax: (204) 946-9165 or Email: [email protected]

We thank and acknowledge all applicants and will pro-actively contact those selected for interviews.

Job Posting

Southlands Community Church

Position

L.I.T. Program Director (Leaders in training) (Temporary/ Full Time)

Facility / Dept

Southlands Community Church

Location

Winnipeg, Manitoba

Closing Date

April 30th, 2017

Responsibilities

Responsibilities: The L.I.T Program Director is responsible for the following range of duties under the supervision of the Day Camp Program Director

  • Plan and implement all aspects of the volunteer portion of the weekly program, targeted at children ages 6-12, with a view to each camper’s social, emotional, physical, and spiritual development and the delivery of the highest quality
  • Provide oversight and co-ordination of L.I.T program volunteers, ensuring adequate planning and training for each aspect of the program and the appropriate delegation of duties to each volunteer, with a view to the development of a strong, united team
  • building relationships with teens both currently at Southlands Community Church and in the community.
  • Plans and implements a weekly Drop-in for teens throughout the summer months.
  • Plan and implement volunteer leadership development opportunities for L.I.T program volunteers, including weekly guest speakers
  • Assists with planning & implementation of Kidsquest Day Camp program.
  • Works closely with other Kidsquest Day Camp staff members.
  • Interacts broadly with congregational members, community partners, neighbourhood families.
  • Work in cooperation and consultation with the churches administrative and pastoral care staff.
  • Pray with and share the message of the Gospel of Jesus Christ with other staff, volunteers and program attendees and their families as appropriate.
  • Keeps all information confidential relative to the teens and their families as well as children and families involved in the day camp program.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

College age in post-secondary studies.

Experience in volunteer leadership and youth/children’s ministry.

Able to work with, lead and organize youth volunteers

Clear Police Check and Child Abuse Registry Check

Able to legally work in Canada

Certificate in First Aid/CPR or willingness to receive training

Supportive knowledge of the mission of The Salvation Army

Excellent communication, conflict resolution and organizational skills

PHYSICAL EFFORT/ DEXTERITY REQUIRED

The performance of this position requires the ability to join children and youth in a variety of activities and maintain a high energy level throughout the program days.

CONCENTRATION REQUIRED

The performance of this position requires maintaining focus with the children and youth throughout the program on a daily basis.

RESPONSIBILITY FOR FINANCIAL RESOURCES:
The incumbent may have responsibility for handling cash under the direction of the Day Camp supervisor.

RESPONSIBILITY FOR HUMAN RESOURCES

The incumbent is responsible for his/her own time and will give oversight to youth volunteers.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The incumbent’s work environment may be in a variety of locations. It will include indoor and outdoor settings according to program planning and at least one off site day trip a week.

Job Grade 7

Term June 1, 2017 – August 17, 2017

Hours Temporary / Full Time

Contact POSTING DATE: April 1st, 2017

CLOSING DATE: April 30th, 2017

INTERESTED: Reply in writing or send resume to:
Captain Lee-Ann van Duinen

85 Keslar Road

Winnipeg Manitoba R3T 6A5

Fax: (204) 946-9165

Email: [email protected]

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

PLEASE NO PHONE CALLS

INTERNAL APPLICANTS: Department Heads must be aware of your intentions prior to submitting your application for this position.

The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world. Each position contributes to the mission of The Salvation Army.

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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Winnipeg, MB, CA
Posted on: 2017-04-02
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