Youth Worker

Boys & Girls Club - Alexandria, ON (30+ days ago)

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Job Summary

The Activity Facilitator is responsible for assisting with and implementing the planned activities for children and youth between the ages of 6 and 18. The Facilitator recognizes and accepts the need to be a positive influence who models honesty, fair play, a positive attitude, cooperation and respect for self and others.

Job Type / Category

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Lead and participate in program activities
Maintain a clean organized space
Supervise children and youth in the program
Complete records as required
Follow all policies and procedures set by Boys & Girls Club of Cornwall/SDG
Assist with the recruitment of new participants
Liaise with parents and caregivers regarding progress and challenges of members
Assist with the promotion of the clubhouse programs and activities
Provide monthly and weekly updates
Supervise field trips including travel
Participate in team meetings and training opportunities as required
Complete all other tasks as required by the Program Manager or Senior Staff

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE (Education)

Demonstrated superior competencies in child/youth care settings and/or working toward or completion of a college diploma or university degree in a child & youth related or recreation field
Standard First Aid and C.P.R certification
General understanding of diversity issues (cultural, socio-economic, etc.)

SKILLS (Experience)
2 years’ experience in direct leadership experience in a child & youth related field
Effective interpersonal and communication skills
Demonstrated leadership skills in a program instruction capacity
Demonstrated conflict resolution skills

ABILITIES (Competencies)
Mentoring and coaching abilities
Initiative to work both independently and with a team with minimal supervision
Multilingualism an asset OTHER
Valid driver’s license is an asset
Must provide a Criminal Reference Check

Company Profile

The Boys & Girls Club of Cornwall/SDG is a safe, fun and supervised place where children and youth from all cultural and economic backgrounds, can participate in social, recreational and educational programs that are designed to enhance growth, personal development, and potential.

At the Boys & Girls Club of Cornwall/SDG, we recognize that every child has the ability, potential, and skills to fulfill their individual dreams. Unfortunately, many kids do not see this potential in themselves. Our programs are organized by qualified staff and volunteers and take a child-focused approach to help develop self-esteem, cultural awareness, confidence, behaviors of healthy living and a desire to become positive members of our community.

Our staff and volunteers are positive role models who encourage and motivate our members towards a more independent, gratifying, and successful life.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $14.00 to $16.00 /hour

Experience:

  • youth work: 1 year (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Criminal Record Check (Preferred)

Language:

  • English (Preferred)
  • French (Preferred)