Junior Activity Leader - Canoe Valley Community

                                         Association

Last Updated: June 2018
Hours: Minimum of 30 hours per week. Temporary Position; 8 Weeks - June 27 to August 21, 2018
             
Wage: $13.00 per hour.
              
Job Description:
The position responsibilities, as follow, reflect the CVCA Board's expectations of the Junior Activity Leader however the CVCA Board through their Employee Liaison may ask the Junior Activity Leader to find or complete tasks and/or responsibilities beyond what is outlined below. In general the Junior Activity Leader is expected to perform responsible recreational and clerical work in accordance with the program standards for children and/or youth at an assigned location. Responsible for organizing, planning and engaging in organized recreational activities with children ages six (6) through twelve (12). Organizes and schedules activities to include appropriate games, music, arts and crafts. Performs other duties as assigned.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
  • Plans, organizes and conducts or participates in games, music, arts, crafts, playground and other scheduled activities;
  • Must take attendance of children at beginning of day and throughout day’s activities;
  • Participates in Daily Safety Meeting with children before activities commence;
  • Supervises all activities to ensure the protection and safety of all participants;
  • Provides a positive and authoritative approach to guiding behavior using age-appropriate limits and choices;
  • Encourages children to take responsibility for their role in the Active Living Kids community;
  • Reports to Activity Leaders and Active Living Kids Program Director;
  • Ensure children’s activity area is clean.

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS
  • Teaches good eating habits and personal hygiene;
  • Ensures children have proper rest periods;
  • Ensures children have quiet times if needed;
  • Ensures each child has individualized support in each activity if needed; 
  • General knowledge of recreational activities suitable for children ages six (6) through twelve (12) in a child care setting;
  • Ability to deal effectively with participants encouraging participation in the various activities and develop and maintain effective relationships with other employees, activity participants and the general public; 
  • Custodial and minor building and yard upkeep duties.
Qualifications:
Must be a student at least 15 years old; work independently, have initiative and use creativity in researching, developing and implementing through to completion, CVCA projects according to the bylaws and mandate of the Association. Though the position is independent in nature all CVCA activities require team efforts and the Junior Activity Leader must be a team player. 
How to apply:
Please apply with resume in person to 1100 Main Street, Valemount or by email to cvca2011@hotmail.com or by mail to Box 301, Valemount BC, V0E 2Z0.  Contact person: Cindra Gurnon. 
  
Reference #: 1433
                                                                                                                                           Date Posted:June 01, 2018