Kids Club Program Coordinator
Community Programs & Services - Calgary, AB
YMCA Calgary operates 8 Kids' Club Programs for children aged 6-12 years which are located in schools throughout Calgary. YMCA Kids' Club is a recreation and leadership program that operates from the end of the school day until 5:30 pm
The P/T Program Coordinator provides leadership to the program and ensures, through both direct program delivery and use of planning time, that the Kids' Club program offers safe, fun, and supportive afterschool activities to participants. The program operates regular school days throughout the school year and is closed during school holiday periods.
Cleared Security Clearance, including a Vulnerable Sector Search
Current First Aid and CPR C
Experience working with children/youth
Exceptional customer service attitude
Resourceful, flexible and organized
Strong communication skills and ability to interact positively with others
Computer competencies (MS Word & Excel, Email and Internet)
Post secondary education in a child related field is desirable
Identify and create opportunities to enhance each and every person's YMCA experience
Ensure the well-being and safety of the children in the program
Provide diverse, age appropriate programs based on the curriculum outline
Develop and maintain smooth, cooperative working relations with staff and participants to achieve optimal collective results
Complete required administrative tasks in adherence to deadlines
Provide leadership to the site staff team through training and ongoing supervision
Share responsibility for the maintenance and upkeep of the program with the site staff team and senior department staff as per both YMCA and school standards
Attend trainings and staff meetings as scheduled
Competencies: Commitment to Vision and Values: Demonstrates and promotes a personal understanding of and appreciation for the mission, vision and values of YMCA Calgary.
S ervice Attitude/Customer Focus: Identifies needs and wants of members/participants as priority and responds in an effective and timely manner to enhance every person's YMCA experience.
Leadership: Ability to develop and direct performance of others to achieve desired results.
Communication: Ability to speak, write, listen, and secure information in a variety of settings.
Self Management: Ability to direct personal performance to achieve desired results.
Teamwork: Ability to work effectively with others to achieve optimal collective results.
Flexibility/Managing Change: Ability to know your environment, initiate and respond effectively to changing conditions.
Values Diversity: Appreciates that people with different opinions, backgrounds and characteristics bring richness to the YMCA.
Commitment to Health and Safety: Acknowledges and understands how to manage and educate others of risk and harm reduction.
Information Technology: Appreciates the learning opportunity in sharing information and effectively utilizes available information technology.
YMCA Calgary provides extensive training to all employees as well as opportunities for professional advancement.
Please send a cover letter, resume and a completed security clearance including a vulnerable sector search quoting KC-007 by Friday May 11, 2012 to:
YMCA Calgary Association Services
101 3 St. S.W.
Calgary, AB T2P 4G6
Fax: (403) 269-4661
YMCA Calgary is an equal opportunity employer. YMCA Calgary - 13 months ago