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Child and Youth Worker - Lowertown Community Resource Centre

Aug 14, 2020
Ottawa, Ontario



JOB TITLE:    CHILD AND YOUTH WORKER                     


Status:           Contract Positions:  Positions 20 hours per week and Positions at 12 hours per week

                        September 8th, 2020 to June 25th, 2021 (10 months)

                        20 hours per week (Monday to Friday 2:00pm to 6:00pm) or

                        12 hours per week (Monday, Wednesday, Friday 2:00pm to 6:00pm)

Rate:                $16.2400 to $19.4880 per hour plus 6% in lieu of vacation                                                

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Children Youth and Family Services Program Manager the After School Program Facilitator will work within a team setting to ensure proper facilitation of an after-school program for at-risk children and youth ages 6 to 14 years old.

Job Specific Responsibilities:

Program Support

  • Facilitates programs for at-risk children and youth (ages 6 to 14) that promotes participation in healthy, constructive activities;
  • Interacts directly with children and youth from diverse cultural backgrounds;
  • Facilitates group activities in an after school program setting;
  • Acts as a positive role model and resource person for the children/youth;
  • Outreach to at-risk children and youth to promote community activities;
  • Create a supportive environment for children and youth to address barriers they may be experiencing;
  • Develops and maintains an awareness of services and programs for children and youth in the region;
  • Maintains attendance records and registration forms; performs administrative duties related to the programs;
  • In collaboration with the coordinator, identify and report trends and priorities needed for children and youth in the community;
  • Participates in weekly staff meetings.
  • Other related duties.

Teamwork and Collaboration

  • Attends and participates at team and general staff meetings as scheduled.
  • Participates in the evaluation component of relevant program.
  • Maintains effective communication of information among internal and external stakeholders.
  • Participates in staff development training as appropriate to the position.

Position Requirements:


  • Completion of a College Diploma or University Degree in a relevant field;

           or combination of education and experience;


  • Experience working with diverse communities and sensitivity to multicultural issues.
  • Self-motivated team player with good interpersonal skills, and the ability to manage multiple tasks and responsibilities.

Personal Suitability/Other Requirements

  • Strong communication and organization skills;
  • Ability to handle complex emotional and behavioral issues;
  • Bilingual (English/French) essential. Other languages an asset;
  • Valid Police Records Check for work with the Vulnerable Sector;
  • First-Aid/CPR AED Certification

Method of Application:

Please send cover letter and resume by:  Friday, August 14th, 2020 at 4:00pm

Selection Committee

Lowertown Community Resource Centre

40 rue Cobourg Street

Ottawa, ON. K1N 8Z6

Fax: 613-789-3443


We thank all applicants for their interest.  Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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