Dovercourt Boys and Girls Club Employee Review

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Good Job To Learn How to Work With Children
MTCS (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON21 January 2016
The children are a joy to work with, and I find it extremely enjoyable to be able to teach them various subjects during homework help time. However there is very minimal hours with which to make a living, and I find management to be a dread to work with. Often they seem more concerned about looking out for themselves as oppose to their employees.

In all honesty you are likely to learn more from the children than the adults in this job position, and is a great job for those of us looking to gain comfort in working with children.
Pros
Great children
Cons
Very little hours, bad management
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a typical day at work
Volunteer Mentor (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON24 February 2019
I would walk in once school ended and take the attendance right away to see how many kids we would be working with on that day, we would then distribute the snack for the day accordingly. Homework was what was done immediately after snack to make sure that the kids wouldn't fall behind on their school responsibilities. On average about 4-5 kids would need help on a daily basis, you would have to help while watching the other kids to make sure nothing bad is happening. After homework, the kids would either play in the gym or outside so I would need to supervise them and lead any games or activities being played. The average workload daily is very demanding but still fun and teaches very essential and beneficial work skills.
Pros
Work experience, communication skills, organisational skills, teaches patience and discipline
Cons
inconsistent work load
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Counselor in Training (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON1 November 2018
The environment of the workplace was very nice and staff and CITs got along well. A lot of teamwork occurred when working there. Overall had a great time being a part of their team.
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