Summer Leader II
Applications are now being accepted for Summer Leader II positions with Richmond community associations in Parks and Recreation. This person reports to the Summer Coordinator, Childcare Coordinator or Director of Childcare Services, and assists in planning the activities for daycamp programs. The Leader II instructs program activities on a day to day basis, and may be required to assist in the supervision of staff and volunteers.
Successful candidates may be employed by the following organizations: West Richmond, Sea Island, Thompson, South Arm, Cambie, City Centre, Hamilton Community Associations; Steveston Community Society. (Note: Not all organizations may be hiring for this position).
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Assist in planning, implementing and evaluating age appropriate activities and special events.
- Assist with supervision and leadership of the Leader I and volunteers.
- Communicate with parents and discuss information in weekly calendars and other written notices and participate in meetings with families as required.
- Be a positive role model and communicate effectively with participants, staff and volunteers.
- Follow facility and/or licensing protocol for programs, emergency situations and out-trips.
- Monitor children in indoor and outdoor activities.
- Ensure the physical and emotional program environment is safe for children.
- Report and document suspected child abuse, endangerment and neglect to supervisor.
- Assist children with changing and toileting as required.
- Ensure attendance procedures are followed.
- Ensure the safety of all individuals participating.
- Assess toys supplies and equipment on a regular basis and report concerns to Supervisor.
- Ensure appropriate set up, take down and maintenance of program room and space.
- Record information pertaining to children and families in program’s communication book.
- Fill out accident and/or incident report forms.
- Provide evaluation and feedback to Supervisor regarding program content.
- Other related duties as assigned and may vary according to facility.
- Grade 11 plus 200+ hours of experience working with children or an equivalent combination of education and experience
- BCRPA High Five - Principles of Healthy Child Development Certification
- Emergency Child Care First Aid or Standard First Aid and CPR Level B (or higher)
- Successful candidates will be required to pass a police information check
- Supervisory experience
- Experience working with children that require extra support
- Class 4 driver’s license
- Second language
- Experience with cultural diversity
- Completion of a challenging behaviours course
- Coaching and leadership experience
- 20 hours of related childcare courses/workshops
- AED Training
Hours, Compensation and Benefits:
- Up to 35 hours/week for 6-14 weeks
Closing date for this position is Sunday, April 26th at 11:59pm. To apply, please click on the apply now button to fill out the application form and to attach your resume and cover letter. The Richmond Summer Committee thanks all applicants in advance for their interest. Only those candidates under further consideration will be contacted. This position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.
Duties may be carried out in a City owned facility, however the City is not the Employer for this position.