Date Posted: September 15, 2020
Position Title: Physical Activity Facilitator, Generation Health
Location: Chilliwack YMCA
Terms: Part-time, Temporary
Hours of Work: 3 hours per week (plus additional hours for meetings, trainings, prep/report writing)
Shift: Sundays 12:30PM – 3:30PM
Start Date: October 25, 2020
End Date: December 22, 2020
Salary: $19.00 per hour
Reports to: Manager, Community Health
The YMCA of Greater Vancouver is a charity dedicated to strengthening the foundations of community, by nurturing the potential of children, teens & young adults, promoting healthy lifestyles, fostering a sense of social responsibility and delivering lasting personal & social change. We are building a community in which a generation of children and families reach their full potential. Our values guide our decision-making and behavior—we do the right thing, put people first, keep our promises and lead by example.
For over 130 years, we have been part of the community, a place where people of every age and background find the support they need to grow in spirit, mind and body. One of the Lower Mainland’s leading charities, the YMCA of Greater Vancouver provides services in health & fitness, childcare, camping, employment & community services to over 120,000 participants annually.
The Generation Health Program is a childhood healthy weights family based healthy lifestyles program developed by the Childhood Obesity Foundation (COF) and delivered by the YMCA of Greater Vancouver. The 10-week program and maintenance phase addresses healthy eating, physical activity, mental health and sleep through behaviour change and parenting skills. The program sessions combine theory and activity opportunities delivered by a team.
Nature and Scope:
The Physical Activity Facilitator will deliver the physical activity portion of the weekly sessions. They will mainly work with the children; however, they will need to provide some fun activity for the families as a whole. The Physical Activity Facilitator will help support evaluation of this pilot program and will be responsible for delivering the content laid out in the facilitator manual.
In addition to bringing a commitment to YMCA vision and values, the candidate should possess the following competencies:
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