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Summer Youth Leader

Summer Youth Leader

Company: Kids On Track
Contact Person: Brad Halsey
Location/Address:
15641 96 Avenue Northwest
EDMONTON, Alberta , T5P 2R7

Position Description

  • Implement recreational summer programs for community youth (ages 11-17)
  • Focus of the youth program will be outdoor education skills and activities including field trips and remote camping experiences
  • Activities may include a week long camping experience, a 4 day backpacking or canoe trip, and other recreational activities
  • Provide supervision to youth involved in the program
  • Facilitate the integration of youth from a variety of socio-economic and cultural backgrounds
  • Reports directly to the Youth Manager
  • Create mentoring relationships with community youth with a focus on facilitating the development of appropriate and supportive social relationships with other youth and adults
  • Implement the lessons and activities including religious instruction and mentoring in Christian character
  • Implement learning activities that are age appropriate, utilize experiential learning techniques, linked to practical life applications, and build social and physical competencies
  • Act as a cabin leader for one week of overnight kids camp

Requirements/Skills

  • Must be in agreement with the Christian mission of the organization
  • Must be an experienced leader in youth activities
  • 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 be physically fit and able to lead a wide range of recreational pursuits including but not limited to canoeing, swimming, backpacking, hiking, and cycling
  • Must have driver’s license and access to own vehicle (mileage reimbursed) an asset
  • Class 5 or Class 2 (Bus license) an asset
  • Must have current CPR Level C and First Aid certificate
  • Must submit a clear Police Security Check and an Intervention Record Check
  • High Five Principals of Healthy Child Development certification an asset
  • Priority will be given to applicants with outdoor pursuits experience, wilderness First Aid, canoe instruction, and National Lifeguard certification
  • Minimum of 18 years of age and under the age of 30 (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.

Job types: Full-time, Temporary
Salary: $16.50 per hour
Contract length: 11 weeks
Application deadline: 2021-06-06
Expected start date: 2021-06-07

COVID-19 Considerations

All programming offered will continue to follow Alberta Health Services. This includes screening of all participants upon arrival and strict cleaning protocols of all equipment before and after use.

Posted: April 26, 2021 | Expires: June 30, 2021
Posted Under: Pastoral - Youth/Youth Worker
Career ID: [ 8820 ]