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Job Number:  37869
After School Program Leader
Job Posted: Tuesday, 5 September 2017
Closing Date: Monday, 18 September 2017
(64 days ago)
Burnaby Neighbourhood House
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Part time
Location: Burnaby Salary: (not entered)

Afterschool Program Leader (Burnaby)

The Burnaby Neighbourhood House is a volunteer-driven community-based social service agency that provides programs and services in response to identified community needs. The afterschool program leaders are responsible for engaging with and supervising children (ages 7-12) in a busy program setting. This role involves: planning and implementing daily activities, managing behaviour, providing learning opportunities and support for participants, attending to the developmental (social, emotional, physical, and cognitive) needs of participants and their families, supporting volunteers, and providing a safe and welcoming atmosphere for participants to engage in after school activities.

General Duties and Responsibilities:

§ Promotes Neighbourhood House philosophy by ensuring participants have opportunities to connect across program areas.
§ to supervise participants and ensure safety in the program.
§ to assist supervisor in planning monthly program appropriate for school-aged children.
§ to assist supervisor in planning a program that supports children to develop social and emotional skills.
§ in cooperation with staff and volunteers, to implement and evaluate program.
§ to work within budget limits.
§ to work with and support volunteers
§ to set-up and take down the drop-in space.
§ to communicate with parents/caregivers on a regular basis.
§ to help build supportive relationships with families through special events and ongoing communication.
§ to participate in regular staff meetings and training sessions.
§ to develop positive relationships with participants and act as a role model and mentor.
§ to assist with preparation and delivery of daily nutritional snack.
§ to supervise participants on trips away from the centre.

1. Knowledge and awareness of issues surrounding diversity and inner-city communities.
2. Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.
3. 1-2 years’ experience providing care and mature guidance to school-aged children in a program setting.

4. Experience working with at-risk children.
5. High Five certificate.
6. Current First Aid and CPR certification.
7. Current criminal record search.

8. Food Safety Level 1 (free online course)

9. Anaphylaxis in a Childcare Setting (free online course).
10. Child and Youth Care (CYC) or similar diploma (an asset).
11. Second language (an asset).
12. Class 4 Driver's License (an asset).


Hours of Work:

$15.06/hr. Shifts are between 2:30- 5:30 pm on weekdays. Staff must be available for at least 2 shifts a week but may be offered up to 15 hours a week (Monday to Friday) depending upon that person's availability, needs of the program and their performance.

Afterschool Program Leaders report to and are supervised by the Afterschool Programs Coordinator.

Send resume & cover letter to the Hiring Committee by September 18, 2017

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please attach your resume, and/or coverage letter and send via email to:
Contact Details:
Jason Chen
Burnaby Neighbourhood House
4460 Beresford St.
Burnaby, BC, V5H0B8

Tel: 778-996-5598
www:   www.burnabynh.ca

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