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Job Number:  48014
Community Schools Programmer
Job Posted: Saturday, 15 September 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 30 November 2018
(in 71 days)
Vancouver School Board
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Contract - Part time
Location: Vancouver Salary: $18.76 - $24.81 per hour (plus 10.67% in lieu of benefits)

COMMUNITY SCHOOL TEAM (CST) PROGRAMMER

 

An exciting opportunity to support vulnerable elementary and secondary students after school with the Vancouver Board of Education

 

The Vancouver Board of Education’s Windermere Community Schools Team is currently seeking a Programmer to support vulnerable elementary and secondary students during out of school time (OST) in schools located in the Renfrew-Collingwood neighbourhood. 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:

As a Programmer with the Windermere Community Schools Team, you will work collaboratively to provide exceptional youth-led OST program opportunities to children in the Windermere Secondary family of schools (Windermere Secondary and its 6 neighbouring elementary schools). Based on a tri-mentorship structure, you will design and oversee the delivery of a variety of exciting sports, arts, nutrition, and academically-based programs. In addition, you will be responsible for recruiting, training and building strong relationships with youth leader volunteers at the secondary school. You will serve as an important ambassador for the Community Schools Team and will ensure that our programming, training, and events are always held to the highest standard of quality.

 

In this role, you will report to and work closely with the Community Schools Coordinator to identify needs in the Windermere family of schools hub, and will respond to feedback from students, families, school staff, Administrators, and community partners. You will delegate tasks, provide direction, and assist in the supervision of Program Leaders on staff, and a large number of youth leader volunteers (>130 students). Your excellent communication and organizational skills will help you to provide effective youth leader training sessions, promote OST program opportunities in schools and in the community, collect registration forms and fees, manage program budgets, input and maintain registration data, coordinate year-end events, and report outcomes to funders and community stakeholders when required. 

 

Additional/Optional Job Description (depending on availability, suitability and experience):

You will facilitate an exceptional Girls Group program for referred students in Grades 8-9. In this role, you will be responsible for working with school staff to recruit and build strong relationships with at-risk female youth. Working within a budget, you will organize group activities including guest speakers, out trips, and a year-end Girls Group film project (see last year’s film by clicking here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sbix_UX2Hyo). 

 

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
  • Min 2 years of experience working with children and youth in a recreational setting
  • Current first aid and CPR certification or willingness to obtain
  • HIGH FIVE® Principles of Healthy Child Development and/or QUEST2 certification or willingness to obtain

 

Hours and Renumeration:

The job is approximately 20 up to 35 hours per week, Monday-Friday between 10am-5pm. This position requires travel to a variety of sites within the neighbourhood on a regular basis.

 

The position offers an hourly wage of $18.76 - $24.81 per hour (plus 10.67% in lieu of benefits) depending on experience.

 

The successful candidate will be required to complete and pass a criminal record check (cost $28).

 

To Apply:

Please send your cover letter, resume and three professional references to . Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Interviews will commence in September. Start date as soon as possible.

 

**Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please send your cover letter, resume and three professional references to . Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Interviews will commence in September. Start date as soon as possible.

**Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Contact Details:
Chelan Wallace
Vancouver School Board
3155 E. 27th Ave.
Vancouver, BC, V5R 1P3

Tel: (604) 713-5885
E-mail:
www:   www.windermerecst.com/


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