Youth Activity Leader – Level 3
Brandon’s Community Sportsplex – PD days, Spring Break and Summer Day Camp
***More than one (1) position may be filled
Program runs during the following Brandon School Division PD days (March 8 & 16, 2018), during Spring Break (March 26-29, 2018) and during Summer Break (June 29 – August 31, 2018 excluding weekends and statutory holidays). Training will take place on a flexible/casual basis in advance of commencing employment.
Under the general direction of the Program & Events Coordinator, the incumbent will be required to lead and oversee the activities of the Sportsplex Summer Day Camp. This camp targets children ages 5 - 12, delivering programs and activities which will enhance both life and social skills of the recipients in an active, fun & safe environment. Activities could include but are not limited to swimming, skating, team sports, arts & crafts, music & dance, cultural education, outdoor exploring, etc.
Duties & Responsibilities
Plan, supervise and participate in program activities under the direction of the Youth Activity Coordinator and/or Program & Events Coordinator;
Provide leadership and direction to the participants and show enthusiasm;
Provide a safe, cooperative and enjoyable environment for program participants;
Adjust program activities to accommodate a variety of group sizes, interests and participant skill levels;
Implement the evaluation plan and submit a final report on the program;
Perform other duties as assigned or required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to work successfully independently and in a team atmosphere;
Able to problem-solve, plan and organize daily activities,
Excellent public relations skills;
Demonstrated ability to positively communicate and interact with people of all ages;
Energetic, creative and relates positively with children.
Mandatory Qualifications & Experience
Standard First Aid/Level C CPR;
Successful completion of a Criminal Reference Check and Child Abuse Registry Check.
Preferred Qualifications & Experience
Related experience in recreation, programming, education, instruction, lifetime sports background;
Previous experience working with children;
Previous experience working in a multi-ethnic setting.
This opportunity is open to all applicants; however, first consideration will be given to current City of Brandon CUPE Local 69 employees.
NOTE: Incumbents must pass a Child Abuse Registry and Criminal Records check.
Please apply with a cover letter and resume on-line at: http://jobbank.brandon.ca
Rate of pay: $14.08 (2018 rates)
Position posted Feb. 26, 2018. Applications will be accepted until the position(s) are filled.
The City of Brandon thanks all applicants for their interest; only those advancing in the competition will be contacted.
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