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.
2-3 years of experience providing care and mature guidance to school-aged children in a daycare or recreational setting
Experience supervising and supporting staff and volunteers
Current 1st Aid and CPR certification
Current criminal record check
Caring About Food Safety (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:
$19.24/hr. Schedule varies from 5 to 20 hours per week this includes in site shift and planning time. Shifts are from 2:30- 4:30 pm from Monday to Friday. This is a term position that will run from Sept 2020 to June 2021, barring school breaks and holidays.
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