After School Program Coordinator

  • Investing in Children
  • Suite 206 205 Oxford St. East, London, ON, Canada
  • Jan 09, 2020
Any Project Management

Job Description

Investing in Children is making our community stronger by providing opportunities for children to grow, to learn and to thrive. With programs focused on literacy and numeracy, leadership, proper nutrition and other keys to future success, we are working with our partners to enrich the lives of thousands of children and their families.

The organization is currently seeking an energetic and self-motivated individual to fill the role of After School Program Coordinator.

Overview
The After School Program Coordinator will organize and lead the HARK After School Program at Family Centre Carling-Thames three days a week: Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The coordinator will work directly with Investing in Children staff, volunteers and community partners to develop implement and facilitate various activities that promote healthy eating, physical activity, positive personal development, and wellness for children in grades 6 to 8 in an after school setting.


Principle Duties and Responsibilities
  • Implement and facilitate educational and recreational activities according to grant guidelines.
  • Work with Investing in Children staff, program participants, volunteers and community partners to identify programming needs.
  • Plan and promote the program within the school and community.
  • Identify and connect with community partners to enhance program delivery.
  • Supervise children attending the program and promote safety, respect, collaboration and engagement among participants.
  • Utilize management techniques and strategies, and report off-task behaviours when warranted, to Investing in Children’s After School Supervisor and Executive Director.
  • Supervise and support volunteers.
  • Communicate with community partners, participants, parents, school administration, Investing in Children’s After School Supervisor and Executive Director (when needed).
  • Maintain appropriate records, complete monthly reports and evaluations, and forward to the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport (MTCS).
  • Purchase supplies and coordinate meal plans based on the Ministry’s nutritional guidelines, and submit receipts to the Administration staff.
  • Report on a weekly basis to program supervisor and attend staff development meetings (when called).

Qualifications
  • Relevant education and/or work experience in Human Services or related field, with an emphasis on working with children and youth.
  • Program planning and facilitation experience is necessary.
  • Good written and verbal skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Must have a current vulnerable sector screening.
  • Must have current training in CPR / First Aid, Safe Food Handling and WHIMAS

Contract Details
18 hours per week until June 18 (TBD) 2020. Planning Hours are 12:15pm to 2:45pm., at Investing in Children’s offices. On-site program delivery Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 2:45pm to 6:15pm.
Please respond with resumes and a personally composed cover letter, addressed to Ted Gorski (Executive Director of Investing in Children), at tgorski@investinginchildren.on.ca by Friday, January 17, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.
Please note that only those granted an initial screening interview will be contacted.
Disclaimer: Investing in Children Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If contacted for an employment opportunity or testing, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.