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Job Number:  41756
Community Schools Team Programmer
Job Posted: Thursday, 8 February 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 23 February 2018
(86 days ago)
Community Schools Team of the Vancouver School Board
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Contract - Part time
Location: Vancouver Salary: $16.83 - $22.26 (+ 10.67% in lieu of benefits) depending on experience

Community Schools Team –  Programmer

Van Tech Community Schools Team – Vancouver, BC

 

Job Description:

 

An exciting opportunity to support vulnerable elementary and secondary students after school with the Vancouver Board of Education. Our large, urban and multicultural school district provides programs to over 50,000 students from Kindergarten to Grade 12 and over 2,000 adults in adult education programs. Serving our diverse district in 110 facility sites, our programs and services are designed to address both complex challenges and extraordinary opportunities.

 

You report to and work closely with the Community Schools Coordinator to ensure that the program is implemented in a physically and emotionally safe environment and aligns with the program goals. Your effective communication and organizational skills will assist the Community Schools Team to provide excellent service to students in the community.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide vulnerable children with after-school programming that includes a safe and structured environment, academic support, healthy physical activity, skill-building activities such as cooking and arts, and healthy snacks.
  • Program planning, program promotion, registration, supervision of children,
  • Food procurement and preparation,
  • Liaise directly with high school students, providing them with training and volunteer placements in CST programs,
  • Liaise with school staff, parents, and other community partners in the development and implementation of programs,
  • Assists in the design of program evaluation methods to ensure that programs meet the needs of the community and ministry funding criteria

Qualifications:

  • Degree or diploma in any of the following areas: Child and Youth Care, Recreation Leadership, Human Kinetics, Community Development, Social Work or Social Sciences, Education, and/or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 1-year experience working with vulnerable children in a recreational setting
  • Demonstrated proficiency in team leadership
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Demonstrated proficiency in responding to challenging behaviours
  • Current first aid and CPR certification or willing to obtain
  • HIGH FIVE® Principles of Healthy Child Development and/or QUEST2 certification or willing to obtain

Hours:
The job is approximately 30 hours per week during the school year. Commencement of employment is conditional upon a successful criminal records check. This position offers an hourly wage of $16.83 to $22.26 (+ 10.67% in lieu of benefits) depending on experience.

Application deadline: February 23, 2018

 

Please send cover letter and resume to: Melissa Werfl, Community Schools Coordinator

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Send applications in PDF format only via email. No telephone calls please.
Contact Details:
Melissa Werfl
Van Tech Community Schools Team
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