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Job Number:  45141
Program Leader, Pineridge Club
Job Posted: Saturday, 2 June 2018
Closing Date: Monday, 2 July 2018
(78 days ago)
Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary
Region: Calgary area Type: Full time
Location: Calgary Salary: (not entered)
Full-Time Program Leader
Location: Pineridge Club, Calgary
12 month contract, with possibility of extension
Are you an energetic individual who would enjoy being a positive role model?  Would you like to be involved in providing Calgary's children and youth great after-school and evening programming?
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 for 20,000 young people and their families each year.
Our Pineridge Club is a safe place that helps build a positive sense of self through supportive adult mentors and engaging activities that challenge and enrich the mind, body and spirit of each member. Club programs focus on building life skills, and social and emotional competencies.
As a Program Leader with Pineridge Club, a typical day might include:
  • Ensuring the safety and well-being of all children, youth and families in the program, including group and/or individual behaviour management and support
  • Creating programs that will reflect cultural diversity in the community and include cultural awareness components
  • Creating programs that will involve children/youth in the development of activities
  • Creating and maintaining a positive, supportive, strength based and rewarding work environment.
  • Providing quality, outcome based programs, services and opportunities for children, youth, and families that utilize the principles of HIGH FIVE and NRCYS
  • Acknowledging and actively engaging with the children/youth as appropriate and are available to children at all times during programming
  • Supporting continuous community research on best practices and resources to ensure paramount outcomes for youth and families 
  • Assisting children/youth in developing and practicing problem solving, conflict resolution and communication skills that support relationships and life-long learning and success.
  • Engaging children/youth in active, meaningful interactions and allowing children to finish speaking without being interrupted
We Have:
  • Fun and energetic work environment filled with creative, compassionate, open minded people. 
  • A fantastic total compensation package.
  • Great support for work-life balance and flexibility in the workplace.
  • The opportunity to professionally develop your skills and coach others.
  • To work in an agency that has incredible impact in communities in Calgary and surrounding area.
You Have:
  • A degree or diploma or currently enrolled, or have a minimum of 2 years experience working with children, youth and families. 
  • Strong program planning, organizational and time management skills.
  • Interpersonal communication skills with children, youth and adults from diverse backgrounds and an understanding and awareness of diversity issues.
  • Basic knowledge of developmental needs of children and youth.
  • Good understanding and ability to appropriately apply behaviour management skills with individuals and in group settings.
  • The ability to be an independent worker but also a strong team member.
  • Class 4 Drivers license with acceptable drivers abstract within 3 months of employment
  • Current First Aid/CPR certification is also required. 
  • A Criminal Record Check with vulnerable sector search and cleared Intervention Record Check*
*If the checks are older than 6 months, successful applicants will begin this process during new hire paperwork.  
Have we enticed you enough to want to become a Program Leader with the Pineridge Club? Why not apply?! Submit your cover letter and resume now! 
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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