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After School Program Coordinator

Investing in Children provides programs focused on proper nutrition, literacy and numeracy, leadership and other keys to future success. We work with our partners to enrich the lives of thousands of children and their families.

The organization is currently seeking an energetic and self-motivated individual to fill the role of After School Program Coordinator.


Overview
The After School Program Coordinator will organize and lead the After School Program at Ealing Public School, from 3:00pm.-6:00pm., three days a week: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. The coordinator will work directly with Investing in Children staff, establish, assess and lead program volunteers, and collaborate with school and  community partners to develop, implement and facilitate various activities that promote and nurture healthy eating, physical activity, positive personal development, and health and wellness for children in grades 5, 6, 7 and 8, in an after school setting.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

Plan, prepare, develop, implement and facilitate educational and recreational activities according to grant guidelines:

  • In conjunction with the Investing in Children Program Coordinator, plan, promote, and assess the program within the school

  • Create both long range (month by month) and short range (day by day) activity plans, and submit these to both the Program Coordinator and Executive Director.

  • Collaborate with Investing in Children staff, program participants, volunteers, school and community partners to identify programming needs

  • Connect and consult with community partners to enhance program delivery

  • Supervise children attending the program, promote safety, mutual respect, and nurture a sense of community among participants

  • Supervise, support, and assess volunteers and other program staff

  • Communicate with the Investing in Children staff, community partners, participants, parents, and school administration regarding all pertinent aspects of the program

  • Ensure that all public correspondence (of any type) is vetted through the Investing in Children Program Coordinator and/or Executive Director’s office(s).

  • Maintain appropriate records, complete monthly Ministry reports, and evaluations

  • Purchase necessary supplies, and coordinate nutritious meal plans, based on the Ministry’s nutritional guidelines

  • Report on a weekly basis to program supervisor and attend Investing in Children staff development meetings

Qualifications

  • Education and/or work experience related to Education, Early Childhood Education, Psychology, Human Services, or any related field with a focus on working with children and youth

  • Program planning and facilitation capacity is necessary

  • Excellent written and verbal skills

  • Technology skills are essential

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • Able to work independently

  • Must have a current vulnerable sector screening

  • Must have access to a reliable vehicle

Contract Details
The successful candidate will be paid for 9 hours of weekly instruction, plus 9 hours for in-office planning and preparation time required (ie. 18 hours per week X $16/hr.), for a period of 35 weeks, from September 2018 until June 2019. Office hours can be negotiated (11:30am-2:30pm, 3 days a week, for example). At Christmas, and also upon completion of the program in June 2019, the successful candidate will be given a sum of $150 (each time, for a total of $300), in recognition of transportation costs. No receipts will be required for this benefit.


Please respond with resumes to Ted Gorski at tgorski@sympatico.ca, by 4pm. July 6, 2018

 

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