Child Care Assistant Youth Recreation Supervisor
YMCA of Northern BC - Prince George, BC

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Position Title: Child and Youth Recreation Supervisor (0-14 yrs)
Terms Full Time – 40 hours per week
Salary: $13.00 per hour
Start Date: August 1, 2014

Situation
The YMCA of Northern BC serves 20,000 people of all abilities, backgrounds, and stages of life in Prince George and Northern British Columbia. We are a growing, multi-service association that offers health, fitness, and recreation, licensed childcare, rehabilitation services, community support services, and summer camp.

The YMCA of Northern BC offers competitive wages and part-time employees are eligible for a complementary Adult Membership and a discount on child care services. The YMCA offers the opportunity to join a strong and exuberant team in a workplace that embraces respect, honesty, caring, and responsibility.

Purpose and Objective
To facilitate and supervise the on-site delivery of programs and services to children and youth aged 0-14 years. Also, to assist in managing and coordinating staff and volunteers in two service areas and track key performance indicators. To follow YMCA policies and procedures, integrating YMCA core values of Honesty, Caring, Respect and Responsibility. To be part of the team working towards providing quality YMCA programs. Bring forward new program ideas.

Key Detailed Functions (but not limited to):

  • Assist in direct program delivery
  • Supervise and assist in managing youth recreation staff and volunteers.
  • Scheduling and tracking of youth recreation staff and volunteers.
  • Ensure that recreation programs and services are achieving the YMCA vision and mission.
  • Ensure quality programs and services are being delivered.
  • Track and report on key performance statistics.
  • Supervise staff, volunteers and daily operation of the REC Room.
  • Manage REC Room birthday parties and group bookings.
  • Support Coordinator of Recreation Services in administrative duties.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Competencies
Leadership/Coaching
 Ability to direct and develop performance of self and others to achieve desired result.

Negotiation/Communication/Interpersonal Skills

 Ability to speak, write, listen, and secure information in a variety of settings. Ability to cooperate with others to achieve results. Ability to create and build relationships inside and outside the organization.

Planning/Organizing
 Ability to establish a clearly defined and effective course of action for self and others to accomplish short and long term goals.

Problem Solving
 Ability to identify an issue, gathers and processes relevant information, determines possible solutions, selects appropriate responses and implements and evaluates them.

Service Strategy
 Ability to identify the needs and wants of members/participants as priority and respond in an effective and timely manner to enhance every person’s YMCA experience.

Qualifications
 Highschool Diploma or GED.
 Experience planning and facilitating recreation programs for children and youth
 Experience in Microsoft Office
 Experience in overseeing direct reports
 Satisfactory Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector Search
 Physical ability to do the duties required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
 Diploma or Degree in Physical Education/Recreation field an asset.
 Proven excellent written and verbal communication skills
 Proven leadership skills
 Proven computer skills in a Windows environment
 Exceptional ability to self motivate and function with minimal direction and supervision
 Demonstrated ability to work effectively, both independently and as part of a team
 Ability to establish and maintain professional working relationships with user groups, community groups and program participants
 Excellent organizational, time management and project management skills
 Ability to work to deadlines and manage workload
 Commitment to customer service

HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit your cover letter and resume by July 14, 2014 at 4pm to Colleen Bush by mail to:

YMCA of Northern British Columbia
PO Box 1808
Prince George, BC
V2L 4V7

Or go to our website for full posting details and application details.

The YMCA of Northern BC thanks everyone for their applications. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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