SUMMER YOUTH LEADERSHIP COORDINATOR
The Youth Leadership Coordinator schedules recreational programs and/or facilities for a variety of age groups. The Coordinator designs curriculum and supports persons with disabilities in programs (e.g. personal care, lifting procedures, adapting activities, administering medication, etc.). Other responsibilities include: daily duties such as planning, implementing, promoting, supervising, and evaluating recreation programs and services; scheduling, supervising, motivating, and evaluating Summer Youth participants; managing risks, ensuring participant safety; inventories, distributes and collects equipment and supplies; handling administrative duties, networking with community groups and organizations; organizing special events, submitting regular reports, tracking statistics; maintaining a budget.
- At least one season/summer of experience leading preschoolers/children/youth in a recreational setting and designing program curriculum.
- Supervisory experience considered a definite asset/experience teaching sport would be an asset.
- Should have an understanding of Healthy Child Development.
Conditions of Employment:
- Current certification in Emergency First Aid and Level B CPR. Successful completion of all training requirements (including High Five and WHMIS). Screening through the Child Abuse Registry and if applicable, a Police Records Check. Access to a reliable vehicle may be required for some positions.
Wage Range: $10.50 - $12.50 per hour (plus 4% vacation pay).
Hours of Work: Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Must be flexible/some evening and weekend work required.
*All successful applicants must be free to work August 7, 8 & 9 at the overnight Y.E.S. Camp (If Required / Not all Youth Leadership Coordinator staff will be able to attend).
Work Locations: Various. Visit www.halifax.ca/rec/employment for detailed locations.
Closing Date: applications will be received up to midnight, April 1, 2013.
As an Employment Equity Employer, the Halifax Regional Municipality is seeking to increase the representation of qualified racially visible persons, women in non-traditional positions, persons with disabilities and Aboriginal persons in the workplace. HRM encourages applicants to self-identify.
Please Note: Once you have submitted your resume, an on-line questionnaire(s) will appear on your screen and must be completed in order to be considered for this position.