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Job Number:  39547
Youth Programmer, Fraserview Club
Job Posted: Tuesday, 7 November 2017
Closing Date: Friday, 17 November 2017
(67 days ago)
Boys and Girls Clubs of South Coast BC
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Vancouver, BC Salary: Upon hired

Summary of Responsibilities

Reporting to the Club Coordinator, the Youth Programmer is responsible for developing and implementing a full range of educational, recreational, and social-based activities for youth 12 – 18 years of age. This position is also responsible for implementing and delivering a five-day-a-week academic enhancement program at Fraserview, Raising the Grade. The Youth Programmer will be involved in the supervision of part-time staff and volunteers. This is a full time (37.5 hours/week) position, and requires late morning to evening shifts, as well as flexibility in hours.



  • Develops and delivers Club youth programs, which strengthen participants’ self-esteem and foster’s development of healthy peer relationships.
  • Ensures that the physical, emotional, social, safety, well-being, first aid, and nutritional needs of participants are met within BGC program standards, guidelines, and policies.
  • Provides behaviour management techniques and other best practices as outlined in the training segments.
  • Assists in the supervision and scheduling of staff.
  • Builds and facilitates communication between youth, parents/caregivers, and educational stakeholders.
  • Promotes and communicates about youth programs via personal communication, special events, and parent nights
  • Builds relationships with schools re: promotion of program, outreach, and collaborative services
  • Records communication with participants and external stakeholders.
  • Collects, maintains, and monitors data related to program implementation and impact, ensuring that accurate records, reports, etc. are completed in a timely manner and maintained with confidentiality in mind at all times.
  • Monitors safe work practices of all staff and participants.
  • Works with Club Coordinator to carry out safety and emergency procedures.
  • Ensures that the facility is clean and tidy at the end of each program session, and ensures that the facility is locked and the alarm is set at the end of the day.


  • Clean Criminal Record Check (Vulnerable Sector).
  • A degree in recreation, social services, child and youth care or equivalent.
  • Two years experience working with youth in a one-to-one, educational and/or social recreational program setting.
  • Ability to work independently as well as effectively with program staff and the ability to form relationships with parents and youth who attend the programs.
  • Proven behaviour management experience.
  • Demonstrated teamwork and leadership skills with the ability to problem solve and find resolutions.
  • Excellent oral, written, facilitation and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Proven time and general management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to use a variety of computer software to generate and exchange information.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours including weekends and evenings.
  • A Class IV license (Process must be initiated within 30 days and obtained within 6 months).
  • Valid Standard First Aid (16 hr. course) and CPR certification (Must be obtained within 3 months).
  • Non Violent Crisis Intervention (CPI) training (Must be obtained within 3 months).
  • Participates in Agency training.
  • Second language and experience working with culturally diverse people are assets.

Thank in advance to all persons who apply for this position. Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

How to Apply:
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Email a resume and cover letter
Contact Details:
Fraserview Club Hiring Committee

www:   www.bgcbc.ca

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