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Job Number:  46065
Community Schools Team Activity Programmer
Job Posted: Friday, 6 July 2018
Closing Date: Wednesday, 18 July 2018
(67 days ago)
Community Schools Team of the Vancouver School Board
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Contract - Part time
Location: Vancouver Salary: Starting at $18.76 - $24.81 (plus 10.67% in lieu of benefits)





An exciting opportunity to support vulnerable elementary 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 support Van Tech Secondary by:


  • Liaising directly with high school students, providing them with training and volunteer placements in CST programs
  • Liaising with school staff, partner organizations and CST to ensure quality of programs


You will support after-school programs at Queen Alexandra Elementary School by:


  • Corresponding with partner organizations to ensure successful program delivery
  • Demonstrated skills in outreach, program planning, implementation and evaluation
  • Referring children to suitable programs and assisting with program registration
  • Liaising with parents and caregivers to assist children’s participation in programs
  • Supervising children before and after programs, and during program times for children who are not able to participate in a program on a given day
  • Providing snacks to children
  • Providing first aid
  • Liaising with school, partner organizations, and CST staff to ensure quality of programs
  • Collecting and reporting program data
  • Gathering feedback from student participants, community partners, and parents
  • Contacting parents/caregivers regarding student absences, or late pick-ups





  • 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
  • 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
  • Excellent communication skills including clarity, patience, and respect
  • Experience in working with school staff and volunteers
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Experience liaising with community organizations




Hours may vary from week to week and are approximately 25 hours per week for 35 weeks of the school year (with some additional hours as needed). Work will be primarily in the afternoons – applicants must be available to work afternoons until 5:00pm. This position offers an hourly wage starting $18.76 - $24.81 (plus 10.67% in lieu of benefits). Start date is September 10th, 2018 pending successful completion of a criminal records check ($28 fee).




Please note that we regret that Queen Alexandra Elementary School is not wheelchair accessible.


Overview of Community Schools Teams

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


To apply, please send your cover letter, resume and three professional references to Melissa Werfl Community Schools Coordinator: by 9:00am, August 6th, 2018.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Send cover letter and resume in one file only please.
Contact Details:
Melissa Werfl
Community Schools Team of the Vancouver School Board
2600 E. Broadway
Vancouver , BC, V5M 1Y5

Tel: 604-713-8215

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