Job title: Youth Program Worker, Mabelle Wintegration Program
Classification: C, Seasonal
Compensation: $21.86 – $23.22 per hour
Hours: 9 hours per week
Start / End Date: September 9, 2021 – June 30, 2022 with possibility of extension
Reports to: Manager, Community Services
Posting Date: August 31, 2021
Reference Number: CLU-2021-13
Deadline to apply: September 16, 2021 by 5:00 pm
The Mabelle Wintegration Program is an after-school programming children three days per week (Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday). Programming incorporates the following: moderate to vigorous physical activity (30% of program time); healthy snack provision and education on food and nutrition (20%), and wellness and personal health programming aimed at building resiliency, self-esteem and self-reliance and increasing awareness of safety, health and wellness (20%). The Youth Program Worker is responsible for planning, implementing and reporting on the program.
Under conditions of the COVID-19 pandemic, program delivery has been primarily remote and the Youth Worker must be proficient with technology and online tools (for example Zoom, Google Meets), and able to support clients to participate using technology and online tools. Laptop and cell phone are provided by the Employer. When in-person activities resume the Youth Worker must attend in-person at the program location in central Etobicoke.
Maintaining positive relationships with local partners and multicultural participants is key to project success. All agency employees are expected to support each other and to collaborate on agency-wide events.
- Outreach and organize registration of children living in the Mabelle community;
- Plan and prepare activities and promotional material, and publicize events;
- Development, oversight and implementation of a range of after-school activities focused on physical activity,nutrition and homework-help;
- Coordinate volunteers and students placements;
- Complete monthly reports and maintain program statistics.
Required Work Capacities:
- Physical demands: sitting at a desk for computer work (20% of the workday) and meetings; lifting (files, laptop, and program supplies up to 5 kg); leading moderate to vigorous physical activities
- Non-physical demands: occasional deadlines; variety of tasks
- Social/emotional demands: teamwork; relationship/network-building; exposure to emotional situations; working closely with the public, with clients and with colleagues
- Cognitive/mental demands: attention to detail; self-supervision/autonomy; multitasking; organizational ability/time management, adaptability, sound judgement, effective written communication
- Post-secondary degree or diploma in a field relevant to human services or a combination of equivalent education and experience;
- One year experience in delivering children’s programs;
- Strong oral and written communication skills in English; proficiency in Somali language is a strong asset
- Satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Screening within the past six months.
How to Apply:
To apply, submit your cover letter and resume by email to the Office Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org, quoting the reference number.