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Job Number:  37850
Program Facilitator
Job Posted: Tuesday, 5 September 2017
Closing Date: Monday, 18 September 2017
(65 days ago)
Girls Inc. of York Region
Region: York / Durham area Type: Part time
Location: Newmarket Salary: (not entered)

Facilitate various activities that promote physical activity, healthy eating and nutrition, positive personal development and wellness; and to engage and support elementary and primary school aged children and families in our community.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working under the supervision of the After School Program Supervisor, the Program Facilitator will instruct and participate in a variety of physical activities aimed at engaging youth in fun, recreational and life-long learning objectives.
  • Provide a healthy snack to all participants within the program guidelines accommodating all dietary restrictions.
  • Supervise youth attending the program and promote safety and respect amongst all participants.
  • Ensure a friendly and supportive atmosphere is maintained by developing appropriate strategies to support youth in managing their behaviour.
  • Ensure that the health and safety needs of the children are met and all health and safety issues are dealt with immediately and appropriately.
  • Cleaning and tidying of the facility and ensuring the safe storage of equipment.
  • Report on a regular basis to Program Supervisor regarding issues of need and/or concern.
  • Communicates the mission, values and operating principles of the organization to employees, and other stakeholders.

Key Qualifications:

  • Experience with and knowledge of leading youth activities
  • Knowledge of youth programs
  • Ability to work as a team member in a dynamic, complex environment and organize time and workload effectively.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with all levels of staff, the public and program participants while maintaining objectivity.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, participants and parents.
  • Demonstrated problem solving ability.
  • Ability to perform the physical requirements of the job including frequent standing, walking bending, kneeling, crouching or crawling. Ability to use various sports equipment used in program.
  • Current First Aid and CPR certification (preferred)
  • Current vulnerable sector screening (criminal background check)
  • Licensed and access to vehicle
  • Able to work in or commute to York Region (mainly Newmarket)

Job Type: Part-time

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please submit resume via email to:
Contact Details:
Lyn Thompson-Alcock
Girls Inc. of York Region
460 Davis Drive
Newmarket, ON, L3Y 0C4

Tel: 905-830-0776
Fax: 905-830-4480
www:   www.girlsincyork.org

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