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Job Number:  45146
Assistant, Ready, Set, Go!
Job Posted: Saturday, 2 June 2018
Closing Date: Monday, 2 July 2018
(84 days ago)
Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary
Region: Calgary area Type: Full time
Location: Calgary Salary: (not entered)
Assistant, Ready, Set, Go!
Location: Penbrooke Club, Calgary
August 27, 2018 - June 28, 2019
 
Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of children, youth and their families? Then Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary is the place for you!
 
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.
 
Ready, Set, Go! Preschool is a play-based preschool program for children between the ages of 3 – 5.
In Ready, Set Go!, we are building better brains through emergent curriculum and take advantage of an optimum time in a child’s development to encourage and support learning, early literacy, socialization, creativity, physical growth, problem-solving skills, and emotional literacy.
 
As an Assistant at Ready, Set, Go, a typical day might include:
  • Assisting the teacher in planning and providing a play based program which offers a variety of developmentally appropriate activities for pre-schoolers
  • Assisting in the implementation of early literacy activities
  • Modeling constructive behavior management techniques, positive parenting strategies, good communication skills and healthy problem solving strategies
  • Involving parents in the various aspects of the program as volunteers
  • Suggesting developmentally appropriate activities for parent and child to participate in at home
  • Participating in and promoting Boys and Girls Club events when appropriate
  • Being aware of Alberta Child Care Licensing Regulations and BGCC Policies
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:
  • Early Childhood Diploma or equivalent experience
  • A minimum two years’ experience working with families 2-4 years of supervisory experience
  • Certification as a Child Development Worker (formerly level 2) or Child Development Assistant (formerly level 1)
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and public relations skills
  • Must have strong planning, organizing, problem-solving and leadership skills
  • Must be able to work independently and effectively in a team environment
  • Current Standard First Aid/Basic Rescue CPR certificate
  • Acceptable Criminal Record Check with vulnerable sector search and 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 an Assistant with Ready, Set, Go? 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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