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Job Title: Child Program Mentor
 
Date Posted: 11/07/23 Ref. Number: 900
Type: Full Time Part Time
Location: Newmarket
Requirements: *support will be required in locations: Newmarket, Maple and Keswick*
Educational background applicable to the position.
Experience working with children an asset.
Strong skills in one or more of the following areas: sports, arts (dance, music, crafts, drama, etc.), recreation, science (STEM), tech, education, health and nutrition.
Ability to work as team members in a dynamic, complex environment.
Strong supervision and program planning skills
Good decision making and problem solving skills
Current Standard First Aid and CPR-C certification (to be completed upon hiring)
Police Reference Check (to be completed upon hiring)
HIGH FIVE - Principles of Healthy Child Development training (asset)
Safe Food Handlers (asset)
Description: Promote the core values of employer and achieve its operating standards.
Implement and facilitate effective physical fun activities, arts, science (STEM), and nutrition activities that engage learners and reflect the various learning styles of Club members.
Provide participants with instruction on a variety of motor skills and physical activities designed to enhance development of every participant.
Supervise after school program participants in the program, and promote safety, respect, conflict resolution, leadership and life skills.
Ensure the safety and security of the participants in the program.
Maintain health and safety standards of food, and areas of food storage and preparation.
Liaise with parents/guardians on issues of concern or relevance to their children.
Maintain communication and close working relationships with local school administrators and post-secondary interns and placement students’ supervisors.
Maintain a professional relationship with peers, members, volunteers, parents and members of the public.
Enforce policies and procedures and initiate discipline process when required.
Ensure weekly participant attendance is monitored and coordinate with administrative staff to maintain accurate documentation.
Other duties as assigned.
Hours per week: Must be available to work Monday - Friday between 2:45PM – 5:30PM (hours may vary depending on program location and based on your availability TBD
Rate of Pay: $15.50-$19
Contact: Jessenia Feijo
Telephone: Fax:
Email: jfeijo@jobskills.org