Programmer, Hangar Facility
1 PT, varying hours/week
Opportunity # HP-IN-01/2013
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!
AFTER SCHOOL DROP-IN
The focus of the After School Drop-In program to provide children/youth with opportunities that help them develop a love for the arts, in various forms, while enabling them to direct their own activities in a way that inspires them. As well as to provide children/youth with activities that allow them to learn basic movement and sport skills that enhance their physical literacy and that assist them in meeting the recommendations of Canada’s Physical Activity Guide of at least 60 minutes of physical activity per day.
With support and direction from the Arts and Recreation Coordinator, part-time programmers are responsible for assisting and leading arts and recreation activities for our After School Drop-In program for children aged 6-12 years at the Hangar facility in the Renfrew community. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Providing a safe and positive environment for program participants
- Developing and delivering intentional, age-appropriate arts and/or recreation activities which include (media and graphic arts, music, theatre, crafts, t-shirt making, paper-based arts, basketball, floor hockey, indoor games, balance activities, indoor climbing and bouldering and free play)
- Assisting in set-up and clean-up of facility
- Interacting in a professional manner with parents/guardians
- Creating a respectful and supportive work environment for staff, volunteers and practicum students delivering this program
- A degree or diploma in a human services field is considered an asset
- Experience working directly with children and youth in an arts and/or recreation environment
- Demonstrated knowledge of either age-appropriate arts programming activities or recreation programming activities
- Current Standard First Aid/ CPR certificate
- Criminal Check with Vulnerable Sector Search and Child Welfare Intervention Check
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 opportunity number for consideration. No phone calls please, only qualified candidates will be contacted.