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Job Number:  37577
Team Lead, Grimmon House
Job Posted: Thursday, 24 August 2017
Closing Date: Monday, 18 September 2017
(65 days ago)
Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary
Region: Calgary area Type: Full time
Location: Calgary Salary: (not entered)
Team Lead, Grimmon House
1 Full Time, 40 hours/week 
This position is located in Didsbury, AB.
 
Make a difference in the life of a child
 
Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary is a leading provider of quality programs to children and youth, with a $20 million dollar operating budget, that supports the healthy physical, educational and social development of more than 38,000 young people and their families each year.
 
Come join an energetic and fun team that is committed to providing deserving children and youth with hope for the future.  Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary provide a supportive environment in which to share your experience, develop your skills, and take on new challenges.
 
If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of children, youth and families, Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary is the place for you!
 
POSITION DESCRIPTION
 
The Team Lead fulfills all tasks of a Youth Care Worker with the additional responsibilities of assisting the Program Coordinator with some administrative tasks and coaching staff as directed by the Program Coordinator.  The Team Lead will ensure that the program and services provided are relevant to the needs of the residents and that all residential components are effectively integrated with other BGCCS programs and are consistent with the mission, values, vision and Strategic plan of agency.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Takes an active role in the training of new team members, including volunteers and practicum students, and provides input on performance of part time and relief staff to the Coordinator.
  • Attends all staff meetings and training seminars as directed by Coordinator.
  • Creates and maintains a positive, supportive and rewarding work environment.
  • Works effectively with other members of the team to meet the individual needs of all children/youth in the program.
  • Recognizes the importance of family in each youth’s life and therefore ensures the inclusion of appropriate family members in case planning.
  • Supports Case Managers with completion of all assessment reports, life skills curriculum and outcome measures for each key youth. Books and chairs case conferences.
  • Ensures celebrations are organized for clients including birthdays, religious holidays, graduation, etc.
  • Completes weekly 1-1 time with each youth as needed.
  • Ensure adherence to agency policies, procedures and CARF  standards
  • Ensure opportunities for clients to provide feedback on the programs and services
  • Responsible for monitoring of clothing allowance, allowance, recreation and gift monies for key clients.
  • Submits all financial paperwork by cut-off dates and times to Program Coordinator.
  • Co-facilitate staff meetings
  • Coaching of part-time staff members in consultation with the Coordinator, ensuring all probationary requirements are fulfilled.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • A degree or diploma in Human Services field (Child & Youth Care, Social Work, Justice Studies, etc) or currently enrolled, or have experience working with at-risk youth
  • A minimum of 2 years of direct experience working with at-risk youth
  • Current Standard First Aid/CPR certification 
  • Class 5 driver’s licence with acceptable driver’s abstract
  • Criminal Record Check with vulnerable sector search and Child Welfare Intervention Check
Please Note: Successful candidates will complete criminal record check and child intervention record check at the time of new hire paperwork.  A criminal record check and child intervention record check dated within 6 months of the interview date will also be accepted.
 
We offer the opportunity to be part of a creative and positive work environment, a competitive salary, supports for professional development, opportunity for advancement and the chance to be part of a national organization dedicated to supporting youth to develop skills for life. We are a committed equity employer.
How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to our website for consideration. No phone calls please, only qualified candidates will be contacted. If this posting is not listed on our website then this position is no longer available.
Contact Details:
Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary
731 13 AVE NE
Calgary, AB
T2E 1C8
www:   www.boysandgirlsclubsofcalgary.ca/careers/


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