Out of School Care Worker

Trico Centre for Family Wellness - Calgary, AB (30+ days ago)

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Trico Centre for Family Wellness is seeking individuals to work within their fun and busy Out of School Care program. Are you a caring adult who would like to assist children in their healthy development by engaging them in art, physical recreation, dramatic/social play, and/or science and sensory activities? We are seeking enthusiastic, passionate and mature individuals with a Level 2/3 Childcare certificate to join our team and fill the role of Out of School Care Worker.

Part-time hours will be required and will necessitate flexible hours within the general scope of operations working Monday-Friday 6:45am-9:00am, and 2:00pm-5:45pm in keeping with the needs of the program and Trico Centre. Split shifts, evening meetings, overtime and eight hour days may be required.

Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Minimum Child Development Level 2 Certification or greater
  • Current First Aid and CPR Certification
  • Current Police Security Check with Vulnerable mandatory (required prior to first day of work)
  • Minimum two experience in program planning and strong organizational skills
  • Able to work a flexible schedule
  • Must be willing to apply for a child welfare check
  • High Five Certification or willing to obtain

Experience/Skills Required:

  • Mature, responsible and enthusiastic
  • Passionate about working with children
  • Direct interaction and supervision of children in a group setting
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Possess strong behaviour management techniques
  • Ability to work in a varied and busy work environment
  • Able and willing to work flexible hours and split shifts within the scope of operations with possible overtime

Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Provides feedback regarding program operations and participants to the Out of School Supervisor(s) on a regular basis
  • Must attend staff meetings monthly and weekly when schedules permit
  • Teaches, shares and exchanges ideas with others in the department and on the team
  • Expresses self in individual and/or group situations; including gestures, non-verbal, oral and written communication in an effective positive and professional manner
  • Works cooperatively and effectively with the team in implementing and running a successful Out of School program
  • Prepares, plans and organizes well-balanced program materials to include; creative crafts, music, drama, sports and games, field trips, etc. to support the program under the direction of the Out of School Care Director and Coordinator
  • Participates in all aspects of the program including scheduled pool times and land based activities
  • Delivers appropriate child guidance skills in accordance with Provincial Licensing, Accreditation Standards and Trico Centre policies
  • Develops alternative solutions to problems and sets appropriate and effective priorities in one’s own activities as well as those of the participants
  • Runs programs and conducts themselves according to the standards set forth by Trico Centre and the Province of Alberta Licensing and Alberta Accreditation Standards
  • Maintains clean facilities, ensures proper care, maintenance and use of equipment. Leaders will be responsible to ensure the facility is clean and tidy with equipment put away at the end of the day.
  • Maintains program records as required

What we offer:

  • Hourly rate of $15.00 and up depending on qualifications and experience
  • Alberta Government Wage top-up of $2.14 - $6.62 per hour depending on qualifications
  • Fun engaging environment with team-based mindset
  • A flexible shift schedule
  • Potential to work over the summer with Day Camps
  • Free facility membership and full member privileges
  • Training and recertification support
  • Advancement opportunities and cross-training
  • Opportunity to use your creativity and develop new skills

Closing Date: Open until filled

Location: 11150 Bonaventure Drive SE

Only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. Thank you for your interest in Trico Centre for Family Wellness. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Job Type: Part-time