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Activity Leader - Seasonal (Vancouver)

compensation: $14.00 to $18.50/hr
employment type: contract

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:
December 23, 2019 - January 3rd, 2019 + 1 Training Session
(excluding weekends and statutory holidays)
8:00am – 3:30pm
Pay Rate:
Starting at $15.00 per hour

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 5-12 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
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

If you are interested in applying, please email your resume and cover letter to our HR Coordinator Sydney at jobs@kidsafe.ca

In the subject line please include the position you are applying for and within the email please rank your top 3 site locations and your salary expectations


​KidSafe is committed to building a skilled and diverse team of professional employees; as such we are an equal opportunity employer.

  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

post id: 7000269859

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