Team Lead - After School Programs

Burnaby Neighbourhood House - Lower Mainland, BC (30+ days ago)

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Team Lead – Afterschool Programs (Burnaby)

The Burnaby Neighbourhood House is a volunteer-driven, community-based social service agency that provides programs and services in response to identified community needs. The Team Lead is responsible for overseeing a targeted afterschool drop-in program. This is a free-of-cost program aimed at providing extra social/emotional support for participants with barriers. The Team Lead reports directly to the After School Program Coordinator.

General Duties & Responsibilities:
  • To promote Neighbourhood House philosophy by ensuring participants have the opportunities to connect across program areas.
  • To ensure all policies and procedures, as set by the board, are followed
  • To oversee and ensure a quality program for participants, ensuring social, physical, creative, and emotional needs are being met
  • To provide ongoing supervision and support for staff and volunteers
  • To assist the coordinator in management of the budget
  • To provide initial orientation for new children
  • To provide monthly statistics as required for agency
  • Participate in community dinners and other BNH events as required
  • Liaise with school and community staff
  • To build positive relationships with participants and provide on-going social/emotional support
  • To maintain positive relationships with other groups/programs in the schools
  • To build relationships with parents and address concerns or to resolve issues
  • Other tasks as required (staff training, evaluations, etc.) in cooperation with Director
  • Knowledge and awareness of issues surrounding diversity and multiculturalism
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Course work in Recreation Leadership or Child and Youth Care, or completion of a combination of courses, in child development, guidance, health and safety, nutrition and leadership.
  • High Five Certification
  • 2-3 years’ experience providing care and mature guidance to school-aged children with challenges/multiple barriers
  • Experience supervising and supporting staff and volunteers
  • Current 1st Aid and CPR certification
  • Current criminal record check
  • Food Safety Level 1 (free online course)
  • Anaphylaxis in a Childcare Setting (free online course)
  • Documented compliance with BC's immunization and tuberculosis control programs
  • Class 4 Driver's License an asset
  • Food Safe Level 1 an asset
  • 2nd language an asset
Hours of Work:
$18.10/hr. 12-17 hours per week. This is a term position that will run from January 2 –

June 19, 2020. Potential for staff to be hired into our summer programs.