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Job Title: After School Program Leader
Date Posted: 08/25/23 Ref. Number: 483
Type: Full Time Part Time
Location: Sutton
Requirements: • Ability to work well with children/youth.
• Experience with leading children/youth activities an asset.
• Knowledge of children/youth programs.
• Ability to work as a team member in a dynamic, complex environment and organize time and workload effectively.
• Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with all levels of staff, the public and parents/guardians.
• Demonstrate problem solving abilities.
• Ability to perform the physical requirements of the job including frequent standing, walking, bending, kneeling, crouching or crawling.
• Ability to use various sports equipment used in program.
• Current First Aid/CPR certification.
• High Five PHCD Certification an asset.
• Current Vulnerable Sector Screening.
Description: Accountability:
• The role of the Program Leader will be to facilitate various activities that promote physical activity, healthy eating and nutrition, positive personal development and wellness; and to engage and support elementary and high school participants and families in our community.
Key Responsibilities:
• Working under the supervision of the After School Program Supervisor, the Program Leader will instruct and participate in a variety of physical activities aimed at engaging children in fun and recreation while achieving life-long learning objectives.
• Provide healthy snacks to all participants within the program, while accommodating dietary restrictions.
• Be a role model and supervisor of all children and volunteers at Jericho’s After School Programs.
• Ensure a friendly and supportive atmosphere is maintained by developing appropriate strategies to support participants in managing their behaviour.
• Respond to the individual needs of participants and establish stable and consistent relationships with each child and their families/caregivers.
• Liaise sensitively with families/caregivers on matters concerning their child/youth while maintaining confidentiality.
• Ensure that health and safety needs of all participants are met and addressed immediately and appropriately.
• Ensure proper sign in/sign out procedures are followed.
• Cleaning and tidying the facility and ensuring the safe storage of equipment.
• Report on a regular basis to the Program Supervisor regarding issues of need and/or concern.
• Communicate and represent Jericho’s mission, vision and operating principles to employees and stakeholders.
Hours per week: 13.75-15
Rate of Pay: Minimum wage
Contact: Sandra Hilliker
Telephone: 905-948-9996 Fax: 905-948-9920
Email: shilliker