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Child & Family Program Assistant - Canada Summer Jobs

Job Type: 
Part Time
Pay Rate: 
$14.25/hr
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday 27 July 2021

Canada Summer Jobs - 2021

Child & Family Program Assistant

Position Type:

Contract 10 weeks  (2 positions) and 16 weeks (2 positions),

35 hours a week (Monday-Saturday)

Pay rate: $14.25/hr.

 

Application Deadline: June 18, 2021

 

Agincourt Community Services Association (ACSA) is a nonprofit, multi service agency addressing needs and empowering children, youth, newcomers, homeless, and otherwise underserved communities. Our core programs include housing and outreach programs, food security programs, newcomer services, youth outreach and therapy programs, child and family programs, early years’ programs, computer access programs, and community engagement.

 

ACSA is seeking an innovative and creative individual to enhance the well-being of the Children/Youth in the Child and Family Centre.

 

Programs are offered virtually, and outdoors.  Successful candidates will be required to work virtually as well as come in to the Centre to run in person outdoor programs and fulfill other tasks at the Centre while following social distancing measures as set by public health.

 

Duties include:

  • Plan, implement and evaluate child-centered activities (ages 0-12); Assist in conducting Virtual Restorative Justice Summer program
  • Complete administrative duties as directed
  • Ensure activities are kept supplied and well organized
  • Ensure the safety and well-being of each program participant
  • Support and supervise volunteers and children
  • Report absences to Program Coordinator
  • Participate in all activities including sports, trips, etc.
  • Arranging spaces and furniture for various activities including snack, activity, play space, sanitizing toys
  • Work alongside program coordinator, parents/caregivers while engaged in the program and while maintaining a professional conduct
  • Apply first aid when necessary
  • Other duties may be assigned as deemed necessary by the program services coordinator.

 

Qualifications

  • Youth between 17-30 years old
  • Work or volunteer experience with children (0-12 years old)
  • Experience in developing and implementing children programs which are sensitive to ethno-racial and cultural needs
  • Experience with different types of Art (dance, drama, photography, sketching, etc.)
  • Experience with skill development, planning and leading sports activities (Basketball, volleyball, dodge ball, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • CPR and First Aid Certified
  • Certified in High 5 Standards of Healthy Child Development an asset
  • Food handling certificate an asset
  • A positive attitude with creative and dynamic leadership skills
  • Second language an asset (Mandarin, Tamil, Farsi, etc.)
  • Current police reference check is mandatory.

 

How to Apply:

Please email resume and cover letter in one document to

Yamini de Costa, Middle Years Program and Services Coordinator

 

Email: dyamini@agincourtcommunityservices.com

 

Phone: No phone calls please.

 

Please quote Child & Family Program Assistant – 10 weeks in the subject line of email.

 

ACSA is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and/or persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression. We thank all applicants for their interest in the position. However, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview. 

If you are contacted by ACSA regarding a job opportunity and need accommodation throughout a hiring process, please contact Yelena Galochkina, HR Generalist at gyelena@agincourtcommunityservices.com. This address is for accommodation inquiries ONLY. Job applications sent to it will not be considered.

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