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Summer Children's Coordinator

Summer Children's Coordinator

Company: Kids On Track Association of Edmonton
Contact Person: Kristy Chaisson
Location/Address:
15641 96 Ave
Edmonton, Alberta , T5P 2R7
Phone: 7804812942

Position Description

Job Title: Summer Children’s Coordinator - 1 position available
Position: 16 weeks, 40 hours/week

Start date: May 14 (grant dependent)
Location: 15641-96 Ave, Edmonton AB, various sites in West Edmonton

Salary/Wage: $ 17.50/hr

Apply with cover letter and resume. Please include relevant course descriptions, certificates, and volunteer work. Along with all relevant experience, please include any experience working, volunteering, or participating in a faith based organization. Please send to kristy@kidsontrack.org
 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

Plan and oversee children’s day camps and a weeklong overnight camp for children grades 1-6
Plan and implement the lessons and activities including religious instruction and mentoring in Christian character
Ensure a variety of learning activities including music, drama, art, games, storytelling and sharing times are incorporated
Plan and oversee a field trip activity for every day camp including bookings with facilities, planning a unique and exciting experience for the children at the field trip site, and coordinating transportation to and from the site
Liaison with the camp staff to plan the overnight camping experience
Marketing summer program to schools and community agencies
Responsible for all policy and procedures of Kids On Track and the school sites and ensure their teams are following protocol
Responsible for all administrative support involved including registration, record keeping, basic budgeting
Assist with training of the summer staff and youth volunteers
Perform program and personnel evaluations as required
Reports directly to Program Director and will work with Summer Site Coordinators and Youth Coordinator

Requirements/Skills: 

Must be in agreement with the Christian mission of the organization
Must be an experienced leader, able to direct and instruct others in organizing tasks to be completed
Must be experienced in leading children with an ability to relate to disadvantaged children and those who are presenting behavioral challenges
Must have experience planning and implementing Christian faith based lessons, utilizing music, drama, art, games, storytelling and sharing times.
Must be able to implement learning activities that are age appropriate, utilize experiential learning techniques, linked to practical life applications, and build social competencies.
Must be able to adhere to the design principles of making sure the program is developmentally appropriate, safe, and welcoming of diversity and uniqueness
Must have driver’s license and access to own vehicle- (mileage reimbursed)
Class 4 or Class 2 (Bus license) an asset
High Five Principals of Healthy Child Development and Quest II certification an asset
Must have current CPR Level C and First Aid certificate
Must submit a clear Police Security Check and an Intervention Record Check
Minimum of 18 years of age and under the age of 30 (grant requirement)
Must have been a full time student in the previous school year, and enrolled as a full time student for the upcoming year (grant requirement)
Must be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident, or protected persons under the Canadian Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and legally entitled to work and study in Canada (grant requirement)

Organization Description: Kids On Track is a Christian faith based organization that serves disadvantaged children, youth and families. Central to the mission of Kids On Track is the provision of Christian instruction, mentorship, and faith experiences for children. Please check www.kidsontrack.org for further program information.

Posted: March 21, 2018 | Expires: April 30, 2018
Posted Under: Camps
Career ID: [ 5134 ]