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Middle Years Youth Worker at The Boys & Girls Club of Yukon in Whitehorse

Posted on Nov 13, 2014 in Education & Child Care

Hourly Wage/Annual Salary

DOE

Hours per Week

Part-time

Duration

Contract

About this Job

Contract: (Part Time) Contract Start Date to June 19th, 2015

ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE

This position reports to the Operations Coordinator.

JOB DESCRIPTION

To provide supervision, education, safety and leadership to youth 5-12 years of age. Middle Years Youth Workers (MYYW) will actively plan and participate in activities, and program delivery. Using healthy relationship, Asset Building Foundations, Solution-focused strategy, along with socially expected role modeling, the MYYW will be fully involved with activities and youth issues as presented.

Position Specific Duties

• Foster an atmosphere that promotes healthy lifestyle, self-esteem, teamwork through fun, safe and challenging activities while being a positive adult role model;

• Implement the organization, promotion and execution of weekly programs and/ assist in any other BGCY programs. This may include; attendance, creation of activities, and supervision of volunteers;

• Work towards program outcomes as defined by Program Area Leaders and supervisors;

• Provide regular updates to parents/guardians on the behavior of their child for registered programs;

• Maintain program/site log books, attendance and other records;

• Maintain, track and request program supplies as needed within the appropriate timelines laid out in the BGCY Youth Worker procedure manual;

• Assist Program Area Leaders in program delivery, evaluation and outcome tracking.

General Associated Duties

• Be aware of design and facilitate the delivery of appropriate service to each participant’s physical, medical, emotional and social needs, as per safety and programming policy/procedure;

• Create a healthy and enjoyable atmosphere for members, staff and community;

• Work as a team member with other staff/volunteers;

• Participate in relevant training opportunities;

• Aid in recording attendance on a daily basis to ensure all members are accounted for as per safety and programming policy/procedure;

• Attend regular staff meetings;

• Ensure proper opening and lock up of all facilities – if applicable;

• Set-up and dismantle all rooms for programs and leave them clean;

• Assist in the preparation of office correspondence;

• Assist in office/site reception, including greeting, answering telephones, and providing general information;

• Assist in general maintenance duties/cleaning of facilities, vehicles and equipment;

• Other light office duties as required, including any other related duties, as requested by supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS

The MYYW position requires a strong background in youth work as well as the following certifications:

• Current Criminal Record Check;

• Experience working with children or youth;

• Valid CPR/First Aid Certificate;

• Valid Foodsafe Level 1 Certificate (must be attained within first 3 months of work);

• Valid Class 5 Driver's License;

• Access to reliable transportation;

• Demonstrated teamwork with the ability to problem solve and find resolutions to issues/conflict;

• Excellent oral, written, facilitation and interpersonal communication skills;

• Proven time management skills;


This job was posted on Nov 13, 2014 and will be removed on Nov 28, 2014

All applications must be received before Nov 28, 2014

The Boys & Girls Club of Yukon

Please Contact: Chris Bryson

Email: od@bgcyukon.com

Phone: (867)667-2110

Website: http://www.bgcyukon.com

Address: 6209 6th Ave Whitehorse, Y1A 1P1

To apply for this Job

Please send resumes, cover letters, or questions to Chris at od@bgcyukon.com or contact (867)667-2110 for more information.