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Job Summary: To assist in the implementation of programs in the Franklin Children's Garden.
Machines and Equipment Used: First aid kit, recreation and various office equipment.
Season(s): Spring, Summer
District(s): Toronto and East York District  District map (pdf)
Wage: View wage rate chart (pdf)


Responsibilities:

  • Assists in the implementation of programs in the Franklin Children's Garden.
  • Welcomes garden visitors.
  • Maintains a tally of adults and children entering the garden daily.
  • Provides information on all garden programs and special events.
  • Promotes visiting storytellers and artists.
  • Performs administrative tasks to support the program.
  • Takes action to deal with incidents, problems and emergencies and comply with Divisional/City Policies and Procedures.
  • Interacts with the public and provides program information.
  • Attends and participates in meetings and training sessions.
  • Follows the principles of Healthy Child Development (HIGH FIVE®) in the planning and delivery of programs.

Qualifications:

  • Experience in working with children 3-10 years of age.
  • Must produce original current Emergency First Aid certification 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.
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