Summer Youth Worker (Canada Summer Jobs)
Yukon Whitehorse, YT Full Time
Compensation: $17 Hourly
Education And Child Care
June 1st, 2021
Intended job posting audience
Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.
This Position reports directly to the Teen Years Program Manager. The incumbent is responsible for program planning, implementation and youth supervision for BGCY Youth programming, specifically Teen Drop-in.
Start/End Date: 35hr/week for 10 week position starting on June 17th, 2021 Starting Wage: $17/hour
Position Location: Whitehorse, YT
Position Supervisor: This position reports directly to the Drop-in Program Manager
Interact with Youth aged 12-18 and visitor to the centre in a positive and welcoming manner.
Assist with Program planning and implementation.
Oversee cooking and cleaning for all program snacks and dinners.
Support club Maintenance with daily cleaning.
Ensure safety and security by communication with staff members.
Support drop-in team with gathering of program supplies, materials and feedback from youth regarding programming.
Ensures that BGCY program standards, guidelines and policies are followed, and that programs align to BGCY’s Mission, Vision, Values and strategic direction;
Maintains confidentiality in all aspects of program development and delivery, as per BGCY policy and procedure;
Attends scheduled staff meetings and training sessions;
Keeps informed and has a general awareness of all BGCY programs and services;
Assist the Admin Staff in light office duties and other related duties as requested.
Program Development and Reporting
Aids the Program Manager in the implementation of Teen Years appropriate programming, ensuring that the social/recreational needs Youth who visit the program are met;
Aids the Program Manager in recording regular accurate program records, statistics, health and safety reports, and other records as requested by the Program Manager.
Engages Youth in appropriate programming and activities as per a developed program plan;
Work as part of a team to foster an atmosphere that promotes healthy lifestyle, self-esteem, teamwork through fun, safe, and challenging activities, while being a positive adult role model;
Ensure site safety, cleanliness, and security, including the proper opening and lock up of all facilities, set-up and dismantling of all program areas, general maintenance duties, and ensuring proper care for all vehicles and equipment;
Ensure client safety by adhering to all BGCY emergency policy and procedures and conducting regular staff, participant and site safety exercises.
Aids the Program Manager in liaising with various community partners in an effort to engage youth from all social and economic backgrounds, and to provide top quality programming.
Assist in office reception, including greeting, answering telephones and providing general information.
Current Criminal Record Check (Vulnerable Sector);
Valid CPR/First Aid Certificate;
Valid Foodsafe Level 1 Certificate (or must be attained within first 3 months of work);
One year of experience in providing programs for youth in a social, recreational or similar environment (asset);
Demonstrated teamwork skills;
Excellent oral, written, facilitation and interpersonal communication skills;
An educational background in recreation, social services, child and youth care, or equivalent is an asset;
Candidate must meet all Canada Summer Grant Job program criteria
Candidate must be open and eligible to completing all necessary Canada Summer Job documentation, evaluation and follow-up
ACCOMODATION AND TRANSPORTATION
Please note BGCY is an inclusive organization and we accept candidates who are new to the Yukon or seasonally working. BGCY cannot provide transportation or housing support outside of working hours. BGCY will work with each successful candidate to support arrangements.
Please send a CV and cover letter to the BGCY Administration office at: email@example.com
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