Community Team Member-Beyond the Bell™

YMCA of Niagara - Niagara, ON (30+ days ago)

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Co mmunity Programs Team Member – YMCA Beyond the Bell™
YM CA of Niagara Community Programs
Mi nimum hiring rate: $14.00 per hour plus a $0.54/hour premium (when off-site), YMCA
Membershi p Benefits
Start Date: November 4, 2019
End Date: June 19, 2020
Part Time: 10-12 hours per week.

NATURE & SCOPE:
YMCA Beyond the Bell™ is an academic-based program that emphasizes literacy, numeracy,
recreation, homework and values education. YMCA Beyond the Bell™ gives children the additional
help they need to keep pace with their grade level and their peers. The Team Member reports to the
Team Leader and is responsible for direct delivery at a program location.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • The YMCA is looking for applicants who want to be a role model of healthy lifestyles and
physical activity for youth, and make a difference within their community.
  • Completion of a university degree in Education or working toward completion, or post-
secondary education in Child and Youth Studies, Recreation and Leisure or related field
  • Minimum 2 years of experience delivering youth recreational and leadership programs
  • Commitment to providing program delivery for children
  • Knowledge of child development and related “new” research
  • Current Standard First Aid/CPR-C
  • Team members must be willing and able to participate in active games on a regular basis, and
will also be responsible for planning and implementing various aspects of the program.
  • Due to the age of participants served, candidates must be 18 years or older
  • Reliable transportation to programs throughout the Niagara Region
  • Criminal Reference Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening [within 1 year from date of issue]
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Plan and lead personal wellness programs for children and youth after school at local
elementary schools in the Niagara Region, focusing on literacy and numeracy
  • Provides program delivery at the Beyond the Bell site
  • Be available to work a regular schedule from 3:00-5:45pm while also maintain flexibility to
manage issues, concerns and problems as they may arise
  • Assess conflict situations and exercise good judgment when implementing solutions
  • Demonstrate positive interactions with youth, parents and community partners involved with
the program in order to build relationships
  • Act as a liaison between the YMCA and the host school, demonstrating excellent customer
service and communication skills
  • Participate in training and adhere to the YMCA Child Protection Policies and Procedures as
established by the YMCA of Niagara

Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter, resume, along with documentation to verify
completion of (or in process of completing) Standard First Aid/CPR(C) to: E: yjobs@ymcaofniagara.ca
F: (289)362-1413

Please indicate position applying for in the subject line of your email.

Only those applicants being considered for an interview will be contacted. Internal applicants are expected to
notify their supervisor before applying

Accessibility accommodations and materials in alternate formats for individuals with disabilities can be arranged
upon request.

For more information on other opportunities at the YMCA of Niagara please visit: ymcaofniagara.org