Prince George, BC
9hrs./ wk. (during school year only) plus opportunity for casual hours
What you will gain
$20.24/hr.; 4 weeks of annual vacation; YMCA membership; discount on child care (excluding infant and toddler)
What you will do
At the YMCA people are our greatest asset and we are proud to be an employer of choice. Working at the YMCA means you are part of a fun, positive team in an environment of honesty, caring, respect, responsibility, and inclusivity. The YMCA is committed to providing our community the support it needs to thrive through employment, youth services, and programming for families and seniors. We believe a vibrant, healthy community is one in which everyone feels a sense of belonging and connection.
What you will bring
Our caring community health providers are passionate about helping children, youth, families, and seniors live well. They believe in guiding each individual through a holistic approach to health that embodies all aspects of physical, mental, and social well-being to support people to live healthier, happier lives.
Responsibilities and abilities
YMCA Alternative Suspension is a recognized pan-Canadian school perseverance program that offers support to high school students, who, for various reasons, have been suspended from school. The program works with students who have recurring or sporadic academic and social difficulties. The program has been formerly evaluated on a national scale as a proactive way to prevent school dropout. To date, the program operates in 40 locations throughout Canada and internationally. Alternative Suspension boasts a network of rich partnerships with local schools, school boards and other community partners.
Alternative Suspension in Prince George works in partnership with local secondary level schools to offer support to students, who, for various reasons are temporarily suspended from school. Under the supervision of the Youth Programs Coordinator, and in collaboration with School District 57, the candidate’s principal responsibility is ensuring the effective operation of the program, namely the accompaniment and support of students (12-17 years old) during their referral period.
Teamwork/ Cooperation – ability to work cooperatively and productively with others within and across organizational units to achieve common goals; demonstrate respect, cooperation, collaboration, and consensus-building.
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