job posting: frog hollow neighbourhood house

Job Description: Preteen Assistant

This position is responsible in assisting the Preteen Program Coordinator in planning and implementing a summer based program for children aged 10-14.

Accountability: The Preteen Assistant will report to the Preteen Program Coordinator.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in coordinating weekly workshops, seminars, activities, and outings
  • Monitor and direct tutorial, reading, and homework sessions
  • Participate in supervising, orientating and motivating volunteers
  • Mediate, counsel, and act as a role model for participants
  • Empower youth through actively encouraging their involvement in program planning
  • Ensure the safe keeping and proper use of FHNH facilities and equipment, as well as host facilities, and equipment
  • Ensure the safety and well being of participants in the program

 

Qualifications

  • Class 4 drivers license or willing to get is an asset
  • Food Safe certificate and second language is an asset
  • Experience working with youth aged 10-14
  • Excellent program planning skills
  • Ability to design and facilitate workshops
  • Strong Communication skills and leadership skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Current First Aid and CPR certificate

Hours

  • 4 hours/week
  • Hours may change during the school year in order to provide extra support for workshop sessions and special events planning
  • Conditions of employment are found in the ANH personnel Policies Manual

Salary

  • $14.42/hour
  • Contract is for July and August, with the possibility of extension into the 2011-2012 school year
  • Position is dependent on available funding

Interested applicants should forward their resume and cover letter by Monday, July 4th, 2011 to Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House, attention Tanya Findlater, tanya@froghollow.bc.ca, or by mail at 2131 Renfrew Street, Vancouver, BC, V6R 2Z6, or by fax to (604) 254-3764.  Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.  Thank you for your interest.

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