Virtual Y Youth Program Staff
YMCA in Grande Prairie - Grande Prairie, AB

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Virtual Y Youth Program Staff
Department: Community Development and Initiatives
Direct Supervisor: Program Manager

The YMCA of Grande Prairie Virtual Y program allows communities who do not have the ability to access current YMCA programs to access them and will ensure that the values and mission of the YMCA is present in Grande Prairie’s most needed communities. The Virtual Y works closely with schools, families and youth in order to build relationships that will act as the foundation to strengthen participants and their communities.

The Virtual Y Youth /staff will be proficient in, but shall not be limited to:
 Building consistent and meaningful relationships with young people and their families
 Instructing a Virtual Y group of 15 children in grades 3-4 or 5-6.
 Lesson planning for all classes.
 Communicating with parents – updates, progress reports etc.
 Assisting with guest speakers, out trips and swim times.
 Provide Students with homework assistance. Math, Reading, writing and speaking skills.
 Communicating with Program Manger regarding students, parents and supplies needed.

Required Skills and Qualifications:
 Experience in youth leadership.
 Experience working with school aged children, Grades 1 – 6.
 Experience in lesson planning for school aged children, Grades 1 – 6.
 Strong organizational skills.
 Ability to handle several tasks at once.
 Well-developed communication skills – oral and written.
 First Aid, CPR, computer skills (CLASS)
 Be a leader for staff and youth.
 Self motivated & able to work well independently and part of a team.
 Have reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license and be available to work flexible hours.
 Must provide current criminal record check.
 Commitment to the Vision and Values: Demonstrates and promotes a personal understanding of and appreciation for the mission, vision, strategic outcomes and values of the YMCA.

Wage: $16.60 per hour

Hours of work: 3.5 – 4 hours per school day

Please submit resume and cover letter by September 30th, 2012 to:

Adrian Smedstad
Regional Manager
Suite 205, 10113 103 avenue. Grande Prairie, Alberta T8V 1C2