1 FT, 37.5 hours/week
Opportunity # CC-IN-07/2013
Make a difference in the life of a child
Come join an energetic and fun team that is committed to providing deserving children and youth with hope for the future. The Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary provide a supportive environment in which to share your experience, develop your skills, and take on new challenges.
If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of children, youth and families the Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary is the place for you!
With the support and direction from the Manager of Community Clubs, the Community Coordinator is responsible for all aspects of the day to day operation of the Community Club and community partnerships under their supervision. The Coordinator is responsible for the implementation of all aspects of the program model and for effective integration of the program within the BGCC continuum of service and community. The Coordinator must ensure that programs and services meet the needs of members while operating within the mission, values, vision, and strategic plan of BGCC. Specific accountabilities include the direct supervision of staff and volunteers, program management and improvement, and facility and vehicle maintenance.
The primary goal of our community clubs is youth and community engagement with a strong focus on building relationships and providing opportunities for youth and their families to grow and become self sufficient. All programming activities are reflective of the relevant program logic models and the BGCC Strategic Plan.
- A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, or have a minimum of 5 years experience working with children, youth and families.
- Must have experience in the supervision and support of staff and volunteers.
- Must have experience in delivery of community programs and extensive knowledge of community collaboration, community resources and services.
- Positive and effective leadership, interpersonal and communication skills.
- Strong problem solving, organizing, planning and analytical skills.
- Must be flexible and have a willingness for change and creativity.
- Supportive team player and team builder.
- Proficient computer knowledge of Microsoft Office as well as excellent oral and written skills.
- Interpersonal communication with children, youth and adults from diverse backgrounds and an understanding and awareness of diversity issues.
- Knowledge of developmental needs of children and youth.
- Good understanding and ability to appropriately apply behaviour management skills with individuals and in group settings.
- Independent worker and strong team member.
- Has awareness and knowledge base for information management systems and databases.
- Class 4 Drivers license with acceptable drivers abstract or ability to successfully acquire within the first three (3) months of employment.
- Current First Aid/CPR certification is also required.
- A Criminal Record Check with vulnerable sector search and Intervention Record Check
- Child Care Staff Certification to be completed before end of probationary period.
- Ability to work evenings and occasional weekends
We offer the opportunity to be part of a creative and positive work environment, a competitive salary, supports for professional development, opportunity for advancement and the chance to be part of a national organization dedicated to supporting youth to develop skills for life. We are a committed equity employer.
To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume by quoting the above for consideration. No phone calls please, only qualified candidates will be contacted.