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Job Number:  57913
Afterschool Program Coordinator
Job Posted: Tuesday, 8 October 2019
Closing Date: Thursday, 31 October 2019
(in 16 days)
Burnaby Neigbhourhood House
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Burnaby Salary: $20.74 - 22.00/hr

After School Program Coordinator

 

 

The Burnaby Neighbourhood House serves as a community focal point – a place where families and individuals can go to get support and services; a place where new immigrants become involved in their community and can find information and resources that will help them with their adaptation and integration into the community; where seniors and youth can gather; and where all these groups can come together in activities and events that aim to link generations and cultures and create a stronger community.  It seeks the involvement and input of community members in the development and implementation of supportive programs and services.  It draws residents together to create a healthier community through their involvement.

 

 

We are currently seeking a Coordinator for our targeted after school programs.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Creates and facilitates after school programming that is inclusive, dynamic and engaging for elementary school aged children who face barriers to being included in mainstream programming (ie/ behaviour, income, ability, etc.).
  • Works respectfully and therapeutically with participants and their families.
  • Leads and evaluates staff team
  • Takes an active role in professional development for self and staff team
  • In consultation with staff team, establishes a program which meets the individual needs of the children
  • Takes an active, hands on role in all areas of the children’s program
  • With staff team, assists children in developing positive self-concepts and healthy problem-solving skills
  • With the staff team, works to understand and implement best practices in the field
  • Ensures the physical and emotional environments are safe and positive places for children
  • Keeps staff team up-to-date on children’s unique needs particularly concerning allergies, medical, custodial agreements, etc.
  • Ensures staff understand the philosophies and goals of the program and comply with all BNH policies and procedures
  • Ensures the daily program is reflective of the children attending, promotes sound nutritional principles, and allows for development in all areas (physical, emotional, etc.)
  • Demonstrates leadership qualities and role models best practices for staff
  • Acts as a resource person to parents by being aware of community resources
  • Connects families with other BNH programs and events
  • Ensures accurate records of enrollment are kept
  • Ensures all children’s files are kept up-to-date and any changes are conveyed to the staff team in a timely manner
  • In collaboration with staff team ensures volunteers feel welcomed and part of the team
  • In collaboration with staff team ensures volunteers needs are being met and they are provided with opportunities to integrate their skills and talents into the program
  • Participates in community dinners and other BNH events as required
  • Other duties as required

 

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and awareness of issues surrounding diversity and multiculturalism
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • 2-3 years experience providing care and mature guidance to school-aged children in a daycare or recreational setting
  • 1-2 years supervising and supporting staff
  • Current 1st Aid and CPR certification
  • Current criminal record check
  • Experience in administration and management in a community based non-profit
  • Class 4 Driver’s License an asset
  • Current Level 1 Foodsafe certificate or Food Safety Certificate (can be attained post-hire)
  • High 5 – PHCD Certificate (can be attained post-hire)
  • Experience monitoring budgets
  • 2nd language an asset

 

 

Direct Report:

Program Director

 

Hours of Work:

35 hours per week, some evening and weekend work.  The duration of this position will be October to June with the possibility of summer program hours being available. 

 

Starting Wage:

Starting wage is $20.74-$22.00 (depending on experience) with benefits after 3 months.  4% holiday pay will be added to pay.

 

Please reply with a resume and cover letter (quoting the position you are applying for) to: 

Hiring Committee

                                                Burnaby Neighbourhood House

                                                Email:

 

Closing date:  until the position is filled

Position start date: October 2019

Location: Burnaby

 

 

 

This position is open to male and female applicants and we thank all who apply. However, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted. No phone calls please.

 

 

 

How to Apply
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Email a cover letter and resume to our Hiring Committee at
Contact Details
Burnaby Neigbhourhood House
100-4460 Beresford Street
Burnaby, BC, V5H 0B8

Tel: 604-431-0400
Fax: 604-431-9499
www:   www.burnabynh.ca


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