ACTIVITY GROUP FACILITATOR (SNAP EAST)

Child Development Institute - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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REPORTING TO: COORDINATOR, SNAP EAST

JOB TYPE: CASUAL/SUPPLY (15 HOURS/WEEK – NOT GUARANTEED) – 1 YEAR CONTRACT -
NON-BARGAINING
POSTED DATE: OCTOBER 7, 2019
APPLICATION DEADLINE: UNTIL FILLED
EXPECTED START DATE: ASAP
LOCATION: TORONTO
ABOUT CHILD DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE
Child Development Institute (CDI) is a leading children’s mental health agency in the City of Toronto offering a
range of services to approximately 3,000 children ages 0‐12, youth ages 13-18 and their families each year. Our
mission is to promote and support the healthy development of children and to strengthen the families and
communities in which they live. We provide four streams of service to families in need: early intervention,
family violence, healthy child development and specialized mental health services for children and youth with
learning disabilities.
POSITION SUMMARY
Child Development Institute is seeking an energetic Activity Group Facilitator. Activity Group Facilitators
provide child minding for the siblings of clients participating in the SNAP program. They require the skills to plan
and deliver fun and engaging activities for children ages 0-12. Facilitators also prepare healthy snacks for the
Activity and SNAP groups, and clean up at the end of the night. Activity Group Facilitators work collaboratively
with Family and Child Workers to ensure the needs of each child are met in the Activity Group.
The successful candidate has experience supervising children and youth age 0-12 and can relate in an
exceptional manner with parents, children and collaborating parties. The applicant should have exceptional
behaviour management skills, can help manage high-risk behaviours when necessary and creatively engage
children of different ages.
This position requires you to work flexible evening hours.
This is a non-bargaining casual contract position. Hours are not guaranteed.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Accepts and works within the framework of the Institute’s stated vision, mission, values and goals;
  • Supervises the siblings of clients participating in the SNAP program, ensuring safety;
  • Prepares snacks and refreshments for participants in the Activity Group and SNAP Groups;
  • Pre-brief with activity group team and Family and Child Workers;
  • Plan and implement activities for children age 0-12;
  • Meet and greet families in the foyer/reception;
  • Maintain attendance records;
  • Activity group spaces to be cleaned and orderly following each shift.
JOB POSTING
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
  • Minimum age requirement is 16 years of age;
  • First Aid Training is an asset;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • A second language is an asset.
WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Noise level is moderate to high.
  • Fast-paced work environment.
  • Flexible hours, evening work and travel maybe required.
COMPENSATION: Hourly Rate is under review and is subject to skills, abilities and qualifications

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:Please submit your chronological resume via e-mail to:
Child Development Institute
Human Resources
E-mail: careers@childdevelop.ca and rmah@childdevelop.ca
Thank you in advance for your interest. However, due to the volume of resumes received, only those candidates selected for
interviews will be contacted.
Child Development Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value inclusivity & diversity in the workplace. In
accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code
(OHRC). Child Development Institute will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment & selection process to
applicants with disabilities. During any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources of the nature of
any accommodation(s) you may require. Any information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed
confidentially.
All applicants are advised that offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a Vulnerable Sector
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