Job Posting 100303

Assistant Coordinator – Surrey Club
Boys and Girls Clubs of South Coast BC
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Surrey, BC
closes in 6 days (Fri, 19 Apr)
full time  •  $42,900 to start

Summary of Responsibilities

 

Reporting to the Club Coordinator, the Assistant Coordinator has a range of responsibilities that includes program development and delivery of educational, recreational, and social-based activities for children and youth. The Assistant Coordinators is also involved in the supervision of part-time staff and volunteers.

 

JOB DUTIES

  • Supports the Club Coordinator in overseeing the day-to-day operations of the assigned site.
  • Plans, organizes, and implements recreational, social and/or educational activities and programs designed to meet the needs of the children/youth who visit the Club programs.
  • Ensures that the physical, emotional, social, safety, well-being, first aid, and nutritional needs of participants are met within BGC program standards, guidelines, and policies.
  • Plans and implements regular special events such as parent information nights, Halloween, social events, and day camps.
  • Provides behaviour management techniques and other best practices as outlined in the training segments.
  • Assists in the supervision and scheduling of staff.
  • May act on behalf of the Coordinator during vacation leaves, etc.
  • Ensures that accurate program records, reporting forms, etc. are completed in a timely manner and maintained with confidentiality in mind at all times.
  • Assists in Activity Leader, Junior Leader, and Volunteer orientations.
  • Builds relationships with children, youth, parents, and community members.
  • Monitors safe work practices of all staff and participants.
  • Works with the Club Coordinator to conduct safety and emergency procedures.
  • Ensures that the facility is clean and tidy at the end of each program session and ensures that the facility is locked, and the alarm set at the end of the day.
  • Other related duties as required.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Clear Criminal Record Check (Vulnerable Sector).
  • A degree in recreation, social services, child, and youth care, or equivalent (a diploma in recreational programming, child and youth care or community service worker with experience in supervision and program planning).
  • Experience working with children and/or youth in a social recreational program setting.
  • Ability to work independently as well as effectively with program staff and the ability to form relationships with parents and children who attend the programs.
  • Proven behaviour management experience.
  • Demonstrated teamwork and leadership skills with the ability to problem solve and find resolutions.
  • Excellent oral, written, facilitation, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Proven time and general management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to use a variety of computer software to generate and exchange information.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours including weekends and evenings.
  • A Class IV license (process must be initiated within 30 days and obtained within 6 months).
  • Childcare First Aid and CPR certification (must be obtained within 3 months).
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (CPI) training (must be obtained within 3 months).
  • Participates in BGC’s training.
  • Second language and experience working with culturally diverse people are assets.

This is a full-time salary positions ($42,900 to start), with group benefits at six months, pension after one year, three weeks paid vacation leave in first year, paid sick and personal leave, birthday off, and up to 5 days statutory holiday substitution days per year (to celebrate/recognize religious, cultural, and/or personal days that are important to the employee where those days are not currently recognized as statutory holidays in BC/Canada).

 

CLOSING DATE

 

Position will remain open until filled.

 

Thank you in advance to all persons who apply for this position. Please note that only those selected for interview will be contacted.

 

As it connects to our organizational core values, BGC encourages staff to show up as their best selves, including mutual respect, integrity, and accountability.

 

BGC’s CORE VALUES:

  • BELONGING – We welcome everyone in a safe, accepting environment based on belonging and positive relationships.
  • RESPECT – We ensure that everyone – children, youth, families, volunteers, staff – is heard, valued, and treated fairly.
  • ENCOURAGEMENT & SUPPORT – We encourage and support every child and youth to play, learn, and grow to achieve their dreams.
  • WORKING TOGETHER – We work together with young people, families, volunteers, our communities, and government.
  • SPEAKING OUT – We speak out for children, youth, and families so that we can make our world better. 

BGC Equitable Employer Statement

BGC values building and sustaining a culturally diverse environment and commits to intentional efforts to reflect that (along with our other values) in all that we do. BGC is committed to provide employees with an equitable opportunity hiring process and work environment free from discrimination and harassment. We seek to hire, train, and engage people from diverse backgrounds, particularly those who experience systemic barriers. Employment decisions are based on the individual’s qualifications, merit, lived experience, and knowledge. 

  

Equity means treating folks based on their needs. It differs from equality, where everyone is treated the same, regardless of need. Equal circumstances do not yet exist in our society, so BGC practices ethics of equity in all aspects of our organization. Systemic oppression in society has marginalized folks based on identity and culture, and we commit to countering these dynamics.

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