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Town of Ladysmith Junior Leader – Summer Children’s Program #2017-02 Temporary in Ladysmith, BC

Town of Ladysmith

Branch Ladysmith BC CA

Position:
Junior Leader – Summer Children’s Program #2017-02
Location:
Ladysmith, BC

Stamina, energy, and willingness to commit to quality pro-active results; Possess high energy level, enthusiasm, empathy and genuine interest in working with…

Hours of Work: 7 – 35 hours per week. Positions run 10 weeks from June 19, 2017 to August 25, 2017. Flexible hours including evenings & weekends.

Conditions of Employment: To qualify for this position the candidate should be a student currently attending High School, Community College or University and planning to return to school in the fall.

Automatic wage deposit.

For further information please contact Sue Glenn, Supervisor – Community Programs and Services at [email protected] or 250.245.6426.

JOB SUMMARY:
Reporting to the Child & Youth Program Coordinator, the Junior Leader assists in providing summer daycamp / playground opportunities for children and will directly lead and supervise the activities.

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under the direct supervision of the Child & Youth Program Coordinator, the Junior Leader will:

Supervise and lead activities for children 5 – 13 years of age. Activities may include games, arts and crafts, outdoor activities, out trips, swimming, special events and more;

Assist in planning and organizing activities for daycamps / playgrounds including revision of the schedule and updates as necessary;

Assist in the supervision of volunteers involved in the program;

Assist in monitoring daily attendance, medical information forms, equipment and supply levels, and note any damages or deficiencies;

Other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES:
Possess high energy level, enthusiasm, empathy and genuine interest in working with children;

Ability to safely and effectively supervise children;

Some knowledge of age appropriate activities;

Ability to exercise good judgment;

Knowledge of behavior management;

Ability to deal tactfully and effectively with parents, staff members and the general public;

Outdoor skills will be an asset;

A team player. Highly collaborative and collegial;

An open-minded convener of ideas;

Stamina, energy, and willingness to commit to quality pro-active results;

Increased consideration may be given to those who hold valid first aid and CPR C certification.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Ladysmith, BC, CA
Posted on: 2017-01-24
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