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Job Number:  45588
Community Schools Programmer
Job Posted: Tuesday, 19 June 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 13 July 2018
(70 days ago)
Vancouver School Board
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Vancouver Salary: $17-$22 hourly depending on experience



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.



Job Description


  • You will plan, organize and implement lunchtime and after-school programs for secondary and elementary students in the Westside Community Schools Hub, which includes the high school and neighbouring elementary schools. You will recruit, train, mentor and supervise secondary school student volunteers to support programs. You report to and work closely with the Community Schools Coordinator to identify needs in the Hub and respond to input from students, school staff, administrators, community partners, and parents. You will oversee program promotion, registration, fee collection and maintain program data and records.




  • Degree or diploma in one 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 and education.
  • Minimum 1 year experience working with children and youth in a comparable setting
  • Experience with engagement, recruitment, training and supervision of volunteers or staff
  • Experience with program supervision, management and coordination
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Working knowledge of fostering resiliency in children and youth
  • Computer literacy with the following applications: Word, Excel, Publisher, Access and Outlook
  • Current first aid and CPR certification (or willing to obtain)
  • HIGH FIVE® Principles of Healthy Child Development certification or willing to obtain
  • Valid BC driver’s license and a vehicle is an asset
  • The successful candidate will be required to complete and pass a criminal record check (cost $28)




The job is approximately 20-35 hours per week, hours may be negotiable. This position may require travel to a variety of sites within a neighborhood on a regular basis. This position offers an hourly wage of $16.83 to $22.26 inclusive, depending on experience with 10.67% in lieu of vacation and benefits.


How to Apply:
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Overview of Community Schools Teams

For more information, please see the attached description and video on the school board’s website

To apply, please email your cover letter, resume and three professional references to: Important: include West Side CST Programmer in the subject line. DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS FRIDAY July 16TH 2017 by 12:00pm.
Contact Details:
Jasica Community Schools Coordinator
Vancouver School Board
Vancouver, BC, V6K 2J6

Tel: 6042507541
Fax: 6042507541
www:   www.vsb.bc.ca

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