Position: Youth Facilitator Reports to: Site Coordinator Number of Hours: 6 per week (Mondays and Fridays 3-6 pm) Salary: $17/hr Closing Date: Until a suitable candidate is found
Background: The Health Active Community Kids (HACK) after school program is a unique after school program offered in partnership with Edmonton elementary schools to support children/youth in their development and make them successful in their lives.
Summary: We are looking for the dynamic, creative and responsible Youth Facilitators who will be working with children providing after-school activities in schools. This position is ideal for those who enjoy working with elementary school age children and value individual identities, will encourage a team building environment, possess sound decision making skills, excellent problem solving skills and can comfortably work with aboriginal and immigrant children for their holistic development.
Planning: Innovatively plan and lead age-appropriate activities using a team approach in coordination with the Site Coordinator. Ensure the program reflects the cultural variance of program population.
Parent Engagement: Represent AHC in a respectful, positive, and confidential manner towards all clients and professional dealings with children/youth and families. Be approachable to parents and make them feel welcomed and comfortable in the program.
Facilitation: Supervise, facilitate and mentor the children/youth and guide them in their holistic development.
Approachable/Role Model: Be approachable to all children without regard to race, creed, religion, socio-economic status, while enthusiastically promoting an atmosphere that is safe and positive for each participant.
School Partnership and Relationship Building : Maintain a positive relationship with the school management.
Administration: Attend all required meetings and ensure all proper documents are updated as appropriate.