Youth Worker (Alexandria)

Youth Worker

Company Profile
At the Boys & Girls Club of Cornwall/SDG, we recognize that every child has the ability, potential, and skills to fulfill their individual dreams. Unfortunately, many kids do not see this potential in themselves. Our programs are organized by qualified staff and volunteers and take a child-focused approach to help develop self-esteem, cultural awareness, confidence, behaviors of healthy living and a desire to become positive members of our community.

Job Description
Our Youth Workers are responsible for assisting and implementing planned activities for children and youth between the ages of 6 and 18. The Youth Worker recognizes and accepts the need to be a positive influence who models honesty, fair play, a positive attitude, cooperation and respect for self and others.

Job Type: Part-time, 9 hours per week
Wage: $16.00- $17.00 per hour
Hours: Part Time/ Casual
Location: Cornwall

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Lead and participate in program activities
  • Maintain a clean organized space
  • Supervise children and youth in the program
  • Complete records as required
  • Liaise with parents and caregivers
  • Assist with the promotion of the clubhouse programs and activities.
JOB SPECIFICATIONSKNOWLEDGE (Education)
  • Demonstrated superior competencies in child/youth care settings and/or working toward or completion of a college diploma or university degree in a child & youth related or recreation field
  • Standard First Aid and C.P.R certification
  • General understanding of diversity issues (cultural, socio-economic, etc.)
SKILLS (Experience)
  • Experience in child & youth related field
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in a program instruction capacity
ABILITIES (Competencies)
  • Mentoring and coaching abilities
  • Initiative to work both independently and with a team with minimal supervision
  • Multilingualism an asset
OTHER
  • Valid driver’s license is an asset
  • Must provide a Criminal Reference Check

WORKING CONDITIONS
Clubhouse environment includes an element of unpredictability, noise, a potential for injuries or infections, and limited travel. The demands of the job vary but include a high degree of visual and listening attention and/or concentration. Also, the job may include lifting and pulling of equipment and at times of heavy objects and clean-up duties.

The foregoing description reflects the general duties necessary to describe the principal functions of the job identified and shall not be construed to be all of the work requirements that may be inherent in this classification.

Contact
Submit your cover letter and resume to Deborah at deborah@bgccornwallsdg.com

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