My Play Worker

Job city: 
Mississauga
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Monday, November 7, 2016 - 11:30am
Job terms: 
Part-time contract

Position Summary

The My Play Worker supports and delivers social and recreational programs for children (ages 6 to 12 years) and their families.

Reports to: Youth Program Coordinator

Responsibilities:

  • Organize, implement, supervise, and evaluate a gym/leadership program in an ethnically diverse community
  • Provide a safe, inclusive, and welcoming environment, where participants feel comfortable to participate in discussions and activities
  • Supervise daily activities of group
  • Community outreach
  • Act as a trouble shooter and problem solver
  • Be involved in publicity, promotion, and fundraisers
  • Record keeping, site reports, and statistical data
  • Support and evaluate program and volunteers
  • Other duties as required by My Play Leader and Youth Coordinator

Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years of relevant experience with youth, social, recreational programs and working with ethnic diversity issues
  • Familiarity with social and recreational needs of youth
  • Demonstrated skills in conflict resolution, anger management, and crisis management
  • Experience facilitating workshops and managing groups
  • Ability to communicate with and motivate youth
  • Solid interpersonal, organizational, and leadership skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team member
  • Experience in a leadership/supervisory role
  • Computer literacy with Windows/Word
  • Certified in First Aid/CPR
  • Police Check mandatory
  • A second language is an asset
  • High five certified is an asset

Duration: Contract until June 19, 2017
Working Hours: 15 per week Monday to Friday 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Rate of pay: $12.00 per hour

How to apply:

Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter with ref no. 016-031 by November 7, 2016 to:

Human Resources Officer
Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre
3650 Dixie Rd. Suite 103
Mississauga, ON L4Y 3V9

Fax: 905-629-0791

E-mail: recruiting@dixiebloor.ca

Thank you to all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre is an equal opportunity employer

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