Job Posting 60396

Program Facilitator (Spring Break)
The KidSafe Project Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Vancouver, British Columbia
closes in 38 days (Sun, 1 Mar)
contract - full time  •  Starting at $15.00/hour

 

Site Location:

Grandview Elementary, Thunderbird Elementary, Sir Sandford Fleming Elementary, Cunningham Elementary or Hastings Elementary School

Reports to:

KidSafe Site Coordinator and Site Supervisor

Indirect Reports:

KidSafe Program Manager

Dates:

March 16th, 2020 - March 27th, 2020 + 1 Training Session

(excluding weekends and statutory holidays)
8:00am – 4:00pm

Pay Rate: 

Starting at $15.00/hr (pay raises based on experience)

 

School is the center of the universe for many children. It’s where they learn, play, eat, make friends, discover role models, develop life-long social skills, and find help if a crisis arises. These essential services cease to exist for vulnerable children when schools close for winter, spring and summer breaks. KidSafe serves more than 450 of Vancouver's most at-risk youth by providing a safe space, developmental care and nutrition to children ages 5-13 when school is not in session.

 

SUMMARY

The Activity Leader provides leadership for children ages 5-13 in KidSafe program and is responsible for delivering all programs for their designated groups, assisting with planning, supervising participants, and supporting site volunteers.

 

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Actively interact and build meaningful relationships through positive daily interaction with staff, youth and parents
  • Create and maintain a positive atmosphere to build self-esteem and confidence in children
  • Plan and deliver developmentally appropriate programming in accordance with KidSafe standards, Child Protection policies, and Healthy Child Development principles
  • Ensure the safety of all participants, staff, and property by following KidSafe standards/policies/procedures
  • Maintain a neat, orderly, and clean environment
  • Attend staff meetings, planning sessions and training events as required

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Successful candidates will be required to provide a current and satisfactory Criminal Reference Check/Vulnerable Sector Search issued no later than six (6) months preceding your start date 
  • High School Graduate
  • Diplomas, certificates or other evidence of completed courses/training, of at least 20 hours duration in child-related study (i.e. child development, guidance, health and safety, or nutrition) an asset
  • Motivated, enthusiastic, flexible attitude and an ability to work as a team player
  • Must be comfortable going swimming in a public setting with children
  • Able to self-start and make sound judgment calls
  • Experience working with children and families in a recreational setting
  • Strong organizational, and communication skills
  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR-C & AED certificate an asset

 

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