Activity Worker

Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs - Vernon, BC (30+ days ago)

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Activity Worker

Date Posted: December 10, 2019Competition Number: 167-19/20 Location: Vernon, BC

Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs are seeking applications for an Activity Worker in our Child Care Resource and Referral Program in Vernon.

We can provide:

  • Many opportunities for professional development
  • Fun, positive work environment
  • We offer a 10% discount offered to employee whose children are registered in our child care programs, including preschool, day care, and after school care programs. This discount will be offered to all Agency staff that work 20 hours a week or more, and have passed their probationary period.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plans, organizes, implements and evaluates community-based recreational, social and/or educational activities to meet participant’s needs.
  • Encourages and facilitates participation in activities; provides guidance and instructions
  • Ensures the safety of participants. Responds to emergencies in accordance with established policies and guidelines
  • Participates in the development of individual activity plans
  • Maintains related records and statistics and produces reports as needed
  • Maintains liaison with families, other community service providers and professionals
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Qualifications:

· Certificate in a related human / social service field or recreation course and/ or six (6) months recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

· First Aid

· Successful completion of Agency Screening Process, including a criminal record check

This position is open to all applicants

This position requires Union membership

Hours: 15 hours per week, this is a temporary position until March 30, 2020 (Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays)

Rate of Pay: $18.62 per hour

Closing Date: December 17, 2019

Please send resume and cover letter to:

Name: Shasta Scott, Human Resources Coordinator

Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs is an equity employer and encourages applications from persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, Indigenous people, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to a diverse and inclusive staff team.__

_ We appreciate and thank all applicants for their interest, however only short-listed candidates will be contacted._

Job Types: Part-time, Temporary, Contract

Salary: $18.62 /year