Job Posting 59383

Team Lead - After School Programs
Burnaby Neighbourhood House
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Burnaby
closed 37 days ago (Sun, 15 Dec 2019)
contract - part time  •  18.10/hour

Team Lead – Afterschool Programs (Burnaby)


The Burnaby Neighbourhood House is a volunteer-driven, community-based social service agency that provides programs and services in response to identified community needs. The Team Lead is responsible for overseeing a targeted afterschool drop-in program. This is a free-of-cost program aimed at providing extra social/emotional support for participants with barriers. The Team Lead reports directly to the After School Program Coordinator.


General Duties & Responsibilities:

·         To promote Neighbourhood House philosophy by ensuring participants have the opportunities to connect across program areas.

·         To ensure all policies and procedures, as set by the board, are followed

·         To oversee and ensure a quality program for participants, ensuring social, physical, creative, and emotional needs are being met

·         To provide ongoing supervision and support for staff and volunteers

·         To assist the coordinator in management of the budget

·         To provide initial orientation for new children

·         To provide monthly statistics as required for agency

·         Participate in community dinners and other BNH events as required

·         Liaise with school and community staff

·         To build positive relationships with participants and provide on-going social/emotional support

·         To maintain positive relationships with other groups/programs in the schools

·         To build relationships with parents and address concerns or to resolve issues

·         Other tasks as required (staff training, evaluations, etc.) in cooperation with Director



·         Knowledge and awareness of issues surrounding diversity and multiculturalism

·         Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills

·         Course work in Recreation Leadership or Child and Youth Care, or completion of a combination of courses, in child development, guidance, health and safety, nutrition and leadership.

·         High Five Certification

·         2-3 years’ experience providing care and mature guidance to school-aged children with challenges/multiple barriers

·         Experience supervising and supporting staff and volunteers

·         Current 1st Aid and CPR certification

·         Current criminal record check

·         Food Safety Level 1 (free online course)

·         Anaphylaxis in a Childcare Setting (free online course)

·         Documented compliance with BC's immunization and tuberculosis control programs

·         Class 4 Driver's License an asset

·         Food Safe Level 1 an asset

·         2nd language an asset


Hours of Work:


$18.10/hr. 12-17 hours per week.  This is a term position that will run from January 2 –

 June 19, 2020.  Potential for staff to be hired into our summer programs.

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