BGC Ottawa Job Board

Intermediate Youth Worker
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Description

Introduction


Applications are invited to apply for a part-time Intermediate Youth Worker position at the Boys & Girls Club of Ottawa. This position reports to the Clubhouse Manager.


This posting is for all Clubhouse locations*:

  • Ron Kolbus Clubhouse
  • Don McGahan Clubhouse
  • Tomlinson Family Foundation Clubhouse


*Please note your location preference(s) in your application.



Company


Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa values diversity. We are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment and to providing a workplace which is free from discrimination and harassment. This means that all job applicants, employees and volunteers receive equal treatment regardless of race, colour, ethnic or national origins, sex, marital status, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief.


Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.



Position Overview


Responsibilities:

  • Direct leadership in assigned programs.
  • Provision of mentoring and guidance services to members as required.
  • Administrative record keeping and reporting for assigned programs and services.
  • Assisting with promotion of clubhouse programs and services.




Company


Education:

  • Currently enrolled in a High School, College or University program and returning to school this September. Preference will be given to applicants studying Recreation and Leisure Services or similar programs.
  • First Aid/CPR.
  • HIGH FIVE certificate is an asset.


Required knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated C&Y mentoring and counseling skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with children and youth.
  • Demonstrated organizational and program planning skills.
  • Demonstrated direct leadership skills (in program instruction capacity)
  • Demonstrated conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to take initiative and work both independently and within a team environment with minimal supervision.
  • Proven ability to engage children in programming activities.
  • Demonstrated ability to creatively problem solve.
  • Previous experience working with youth in afterschool programs and/or summer camps considered an asset.
  • Experience delivering sport programs to youth considered an asset.
  • Multilingualism is an asset (French, Arabic or Somali).


All interested candidates are asked to submit their application, in confidence, to the Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa, Human Resource Department.


We encourage all interested candidates to submit a detailed resume and cover letter, quoting the position title and the location(s) of interest. We thank all applicants for their interest in this position however we will only be contacting those selected for interviews.



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