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



  • 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


  • 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


  • $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,, 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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