Employment

Currently accepting applications for: 

    Northview Unit Program Assistant
    Program Activity Leader

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Program Assistant

POSITION

Northview Unit Program Assistant

MAIN FUNCTION

To assist the Director of Children and Youth Recreation Programs with day to day operation of the afterschool program, summer camp, and special and evening programming. Exhibit sound judgment and fairness, good leadership, organization, planning skills and be familiar with the After-School and Summer Camp policies and procedure manual.

REPORTS TO

Northview Unit Director of Children and Youth Recreation Programs

DUTIES

  • Ensure all staff follow daily program plans. 
  • Express a caring attitude when working with children. 
  • Prevent accidents through the enforcement of policies, rules and regulations of the Club. 
  • Administer first aid to the best of one’s certification and ability. 
  • Be physically fit and alert to meet any emergency situation at any time. 
  • Maintain order in and about the facility’s environment. 
  • Assist with maintenance duties when required. 
  • Maintain acceptable appearance of both uniform and personal hygiene at all times. 
  • Act as a positive role model for the staff, Club members, and their families. 
  • Be knowledgeable and proficient with High Five standards. 
  • Ensure that supplies and equipment are adequate, safe, in good repair, and make sure all areas are cleaned up after the program. 
  • Give direction in program planning and maintain schedules of the After-School Program, Summer Camp, evening programs and special events. 
  • Participate in all staff trainings and meetings. 
  • Report any accidents/incidents involving staff to Director and write out a report. 
  • Perform all other duties deemed necessary by the Program Director and/or Executive Director.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Monday to Friday (scheduled between 10 am-9pm – according to program needs)
  • 35 hours per week at $16/hour
  • Working with Program Director, groups, co-workers, and some independent work
  • Occasional modification of hours due to special events and programming
  • May include some weekends
  • Must be able to work together with other Unit Assistants, Coordinators and Directors

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in a related field 
  • Experience in a Boys and Girls Club environment is an asset 
  • Understanding of child development 
  • Current criminal reference check 
  • Standard First Aid/CPR-C 
  • High Five Certification 
  • G driver’s license with clean abstract 
  • Minimum 18 years of age

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

To apply please submit your resume and cover letter to employment@bgcdurham.com by March 18th, 2020 at 4:00pm.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Program Activity Leader

POSITION

After School Program Activity Leader

Reports to: After-School Program Assistant, Coordinator, and Program Director

MAIN FUNCTION

Provide leadership and supervision to children in the After-School Program. Implement lesson plans, ensure children participate in all activities, while ensuring the safety and well being of all participants.

DUTIES

  • Provide supervision and leadership to program participants.
  • Will provide a safe, structured environment for the participants.
  • Will ensure that the participants’ needs are met and that they are enjoying the program.
  • Will assure that the Members’ Rules of Conduct are carried out in the program.
  • Will act as a role model for the participants conducting oneself in a respectful, cordial, mature and responsible manner.
  • Will adhere to the Principles for Healthy Child Development
  • Will take the time to research and to plan assigned program activities, making activities innovative, motivating and interesting to our Members.
  • Maintain acceptable appearance in uniform and personal hygiene at all times.
  • Will work with and provide directions to the volunteers and students.
  • Will attend the staff meetings, trainings, and planning sessions as required.
  • Responsible for helping to clean the program areas and other maintenance duties as needed.
  • Will act as a representative of the Boys and Girls Club of Durham and help promote the Club by example and being of service to parents, volunteers, and other clients as the need arises.
  • Will maintain regular, positive and consistent feedback to parents when they are signing out their child/children.
  • Will complete written documentation as required and submit to supervisor in a timely fashion.
  • Will follow and practice all health and safety rules in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Public Health Act.
  • Ensure that supplies and equipment are adequate, safe and in good repair.                                                      

WORKING CONDITIONS 

  • Monday to Friday - flexible hours are required, dictated by programming needs, hours typically fall between 2pm and 6pm
  • Required to work in a variety of settings including outdoors and in the pool.

EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS 

  • Experience in programs for youth 5-18 years of age and a knowledge of child development.
  • Excellent communications skills.
  • Familiar with the High Five Principles of Healthy Child Development.
  • Knowledge of fitness and nutrition.
  • First Aid and C.P.R. certifications.
  • Punctual, meticulous, reliable.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Submit your resume to employment@bgcdurham.com and be sure to include the locations you are interested in working at.

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