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Job Summary: To plan, organize, administer and lead drop in youth recreational programs.
Machines and Equipment Used: First aid kit, recreation and various office equipment.
Season(s): Seasonal
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Responsibilities:

  • To plan, organize, implement and lead drop in youth recreational programs.
  • Follows the principles of healthy youth development in the planning and delivery of programs.
  • Assists in the selection, training, oversight and evaluation of staff.
  • Directs and oversees programs and staff at one site.
  • Ensures that all equipment and supplies are available and meet safety standards.
  • Assists with the set up and tear down of the program area.
  • Maintains attendance records.
  • Assists in the evaluation and promotion of the program.
  • Plans and implements special events.
  • Attends and participates in meetings and training sessions.
  • Interacts with participants, parents, staff and the public to provide program information.
  • Adheres to all policy and safety guidelines as outlined in Policy and Procedure manuals.
  • Performs administrative tasks to support the program.
  • Takes action to deal with incidents, problems and emergencies as outlined in Divisional Policies and Procedures.

Qualifications:

  • Experience working with youth populations representing the range of diverse communities in the City of Toronto.
  • Conflict Resolution Training.
  • Knowledge of and experience working with diverse communities and equity-seeking groups (Women, People with Disabilities, GLBT, Race and Ethnic groups and Aboriginal).
  • Must produce original current Standard First Aid certification as recognized by the WSIB.
  • Experience in supervision of staff.
  • You must possess certification in Parks and Recreation Ontario's Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD). Applicants who meet all other qualifications and obtain a conditional job offer will be advised of PHCD course offerings in order to meet this qualification.
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