After-School Program - Recreation Staff - Toronto Foundation for Student Success
After-School Program - Recreation Staff
Position Contract: (September 2021 to June 2022). 3:00pm – 6:30pm, Monday to Friday
Wages: $18 per hour
Application Deadline: (We will review applications as they are submitted)
beyond 3:30 is a unique initiative that provides after school programming focused on healthy living and learning opportunities in the arts for middle school children, Monday-Friday in one of the places they trust the most, their local school. It supports priority communities through innovative partnering between a wide variety of local community organizations and corporations. beyond 3:30 is operating in 18 select middle-school locations across the city.
At each site, Recreation Staff plans and facilitates a wide-range of physical activities, games and special events, in collaboration with Site Coordinator, and assists with other aspects of beyond 3:30 programming.
At each site, the Recreation Staff is accountable to their Site Coordinator and responsible for the following:
- Create & coordinate efficient operation of the physical & recreational component of the program
- Prepare and submit weekly program plans to Site Coordinator
- Incorporate the development of participants’ sense of fair play, friendly competition, skill building, fitness and fun into program planning.
- Demonstrate and implement proactive problem-solving, conflict mediation, and behaviour management skills that engage participants, and when incidents do occur to secure timely resolutions
- Implement a safe, fun and educational program that is accessible to all participants
- Serve as a role model in conduct and character for participants in high priority communities
- Degree in Kinesiology; Diploma in Recreation; Child & Youth Work; Community Work, or Related Fields (Students in these programs are welcome to apply!)
- Experience in recreational program planning and delivery.
- Excellent communication, leadership, interpersonal and organizational skills.
- Outstanding problem solving and negotiation skills.
- Demonstrated exceptional skills in program facilitation, group dynamics, and effective guidance and discipline techniques with middle-school age children
- Positive and culturally competent attitude toward working with youth in priority neighbourhoods
- Experience working with BIPOC communities is an asset
- Ability to work effectively with a team environment
- Understanding of school board operations and procedures is an asset.
- Must have first aid and HIGH FIVE training or are willing to obtain them shortly after being hired.
- Willing to obtain a Vulnerable Sector Police Reference Check (VSS), upon hiring.
TFSS is committed to a policy of access and equity in its hiring practices. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone inquiries.
Please send resume with covering letter to: Delores Pascal, Program Coordinator. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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