Job Summary: To ensure the planning, organizing, implementation and delivery of the Youth Leadership Program.
Machines and Equipment Used: First aid kit, recreation and various office equipment.
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- Plans, organizes and implements the theoretical component of the Youth Leadership program curriculum.
- Coordinates the placement of Youth Leadership Program participants in recreation programs and monitors and evaluates all activities and assignments.
- Assists with the recruitment and evaluation of program participants.
- Provides on-going support and feedback to participants and program staff.
- Performs administrative tasks to support the program.
- Interacts with caregivers, participants, program staff and the public to provide program information.
- Assists in promoting, advertising and outreaching for the Youth Cooperative Leadership program.
- Liaises with the Advisory Councils, Youth Outreach Workers, Community Agencies, Organizations, Sponsors, Neighbourhood Action Teams, Community Centre staff.
- Assists the Community Recreation Programmer with the purchase of program supplies.
- Takes action to deal with incidents, problems and emergencies and complies with Divisional/City Policies and Procedures.
- Attends and participates in meetings and training sessions.
- Post-Secondary education in recreation or related field or an approved combination of education and experience.
- 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).
- Considerable experience working with diverse Youth.
- Considerable experience working in Priority Neighbourhoods.
- Previous Leadership programming experience will be an asset.
- Degree or Diploma in recreation or related field is desirable.
- Must produce original current Standard First Aid and Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation certifications as recognized by the WSIB.
- 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.