After-School Program Leader

Burnaby MoreSports Society - Burnaby, BC (30+ days ago)

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Position: After-School Program Leader

Employer: Burnaby MoreSports Society

Job Description

Burnaby MoreSports Society (BMS) is a registered charity providing free after-school sports programs for marginalized children and youth. BMS is seeking motivated Program Leaders who thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, and who can work with senior staff to deliver high-quality sports programs for young people in Burnaby.

Program Leaders are responsible for supervising children (grades 2-5), implementing sports lesson plans, supporting youth volunteers and leadership students (grades 6-12), liaising with school staff and parents, and providing a safe, supportive environment for all participants. Program Leaders need to be flexible, while working within our established structures and routines to consistently meet program objectives.

Qualifications & Requirements

The ideal candidate for this position would have all of the following:

  • Experience planning and leading activities for groups of children in a recreational sports setting
  • Basic practical knowledge of program sports (i.e., basketball, handball, floor hockey, and soccer)
  • Working knowledge of child development, physical literacy, behaviour management, health and safety, with counselling experience an asset
  • Strong group management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Cultural and social sensitivity that embraces diversity and multiculturalism
  • Certified in emergency child first aid with CPR
  • Criminal record check in place for working with vulnerable children
  • Certified in HIGH FIVE Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD)
  • Fluent in English, with second language capabilities an asset

Terms & Conditions

This is a part-time contract position working weekday shifts from 2:30-5:30pm, for 3-9 hours per week at multiple school locations on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays. The hourly wage starts at $16.08 per hour + 4% vacation pay, and the position will run from January to March and may extend into the spring months.

Job Types: Part-time, Contract

Salary: $16.08 /hour


  • relevant: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Secondary School (Required)


  • Burnaby, BC (Preferred)


  • HIGH FIVE (Preferred)


  • English (Required)