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Recreation Worker

Position: Recreation Worker Responsible To: Program Coordinator Function: Delivery of the Greenway Chaplin Community Centre Child and Youth Programs including the planning, implementation and record keeping related to the programs. Hours: 35/week Contract Term: Full Time – 6 month contract – beginning no later than January 7th, 2019 (3 month probation) until June 2019 with the possibility of renewal. Pay: $15 - $16/hour Schedule: Tuesday to Saturday when in 8 week program sessions.  Flexible to Monday-Friday schedule when between program sessions.   Major Duties include but are not limited to:  Programming:
  • Lead planning, preparation and delivery of registered programs ensuring they remain in accordance with all Centre’s policies, procedures and guidelines including Boys Club, Curious Kids, Kid-skills and Mini Chefs.
  • Lead planning, preparation and delivery of Youth Drop In programs ensuring they remain in accordance with all Centre’s policies, procedures and guidelines including Pre-teen and Teen Drop In.
  • Delivery of the After-School program for grade 1-6 with up to 30 participants in accordance with the programs guidelines as outlined by funders and supervisors.
  • Responsible for attending all centre staff meetings, mandatory trainings, and events.
  • Some report writing, typing and filing. Maintain accurate and updated files including attendance, budgets, indicators and outcomes.
Public Relations
  • Liaise with other agencies, schools, and community organizations regarding use of the facilities.
  • Maintain a positive relationship with community partners and spaces where programs take place.
  • Work with an understanding and sensitivity to the multi-cultural needs of our community.
  • Maintenance of Greenway Facebook, Twitter, and website.
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Degree or Diploma in child/youth related field
  • Behaviour management and facilitation skills
  • Program development, implementation and evaluation experience, problem solving and conflict management skills
  • Excellent communication, organizational skills
  • Experience working with a diverse population, volunteers and community partners
  • Valid class G driver’s license and access to own transportation
  • First Aid and CPR certification
  • Certified in HIGH FIVE Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD)
  • Food Handling certificate an asset
  • Self-directed team player who can work independently with minimal supervision
  • Able to work in a fast pace environment
  • Proficient with Office programs
Please direct cover letter and resume to Kelsey Orban– Program Coordinator by Monday November 26th, 2018 kelseyo@greenwaychaplin.com