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17 Mar 2023

Seasonal Adventure Club Group Leaders

YMCA of Niagara – Posted by yjobs Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

Job Description

Adventure Club Group Leaders

Location:  Niagara Falls, Fireman’s Park

Dates: Saturdays 8:45 am – 3 :15 pm in April & May 2023. Specifically April 22, 29 and May 6, 13 and 20 with training in advance.

Pay: $15.50/hr.

Adventure Club is designed to provide children who are at-risk or in vulnerable situation with a positive, outdoor recreational program. Children can enjoy being a kid, feel safe and included, develop positive relationships, and celebrate their uniqueness. Adventure Club staff have a passion for supporting and developing resiliency in children who need it the most.

 Group Leaders are responsible for the safety, supervision, and care of a group of children in an outdoor environment. They will lead a variety of exciting activities for the children in their group throughout the day, and ensure they have an amazing program experience.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience working or volunteering with children or youth
  • Values driven individuals who make excellent role models for children and youth
  • Experience working in day or residential camp is an asset
  • Energy, enthusiasm, and flexibility
  • Current Standard First Aid with CPR-C
  • Current Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC) issued for the YMCA of Niagara
  • The ability to participate in ongoing physical activity and work in an outdoor environment in various weather conditions

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide consistent, effective communication with parents and other team members to ensure a successful program experience for everyone
  • Facilitate and participate in fun, active, and engaging
  • Role model positive behaviour for participants
  • Participate in active games, sports, water games, and other activities
  • Be energetic
  • Provide a fun, safe and supportive environment for participants
  • Embrace diversity and inclusion of all participants
  • Ensure YMCA Adventure Club program outcomes and quality targets are met
  • Demonstrate empathy and caring attitude towards participants, staff, peers, and parents
  • All Counselors will share group counsellor, floater, cleaning, and break counsellor
  • Other duties as needed
  • Participate in training and adhere to the YMCA Child Protection Policy and Procedures

How to Apply

All applicants are invited to apply by March 27, 2023 by visiting http://ymcaniagara.campbrainstaff.com/ This posting will remain open until all positions have been filled. If you have previously worked in the Adventure Club program, please email adventureclub@niagara.ymca.ca to apply. Only those applicants being considered for an interview will be contacted. Accessibility accommodations and materials in alternate formats for individuals with disabilities can be arranged upon request. If you require additional information or have any questions about the hiring process, please email  adventureclub@niagara.ymca.ca

Job Categories: Art/Culture/Recreation/Sport. Job Types: Seasonal. Salaries: $15.50 per hour.

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