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Program Activity Leader

POSITION

After School Program Activity Leader

Reports to: After-School Program Assistant, Coordinator, and Program Director

MAIN FUNCTION

Provide leadership and supervision to children in the After-School Program. Implement lesson plans, ensure children participate in all activities, while ensuring the safety and well being of all participants.

DUTIES

  • Provide supervision and leadership to program participants.
  • Will provide a safe, structured environment for the participants.
  • Will ensure that the participants’ needs are met and that they are enjoying the program.
  • Will assure that the Members’ Rules of Conduct are carried out in the program.
  • Will act as a role model for the participants conducting oneself in a respectful, cordial, mature and responsible manner.
  • Will adhere to the Principles for Healthy Child Development
  • Will take the time to research and to plan assigned program activities, making activities innovative, motivating and interesting to our Members.
  • Maintain acceptable appearance in uniform and personal hygiene at all times.
  • Will work with and provide directions to the volunteers and students.
  • Will attend the staff meetings, trainings, and planning sessions as required.
  • Responsible for helping to clean the program areas and other maintenance duties as needed.
  • Will act as a representative of the Boys and Girls Club of Durham and help promote the Club by example and being of service to parents, volunteers, and other clients as the need arises.
  • Will maintain regular, positive and consistent feedback to parents when they are signing out their child/children.
  • Will complete written documentation as required and submit to supervisor in a timely fashion.
  • Will follow and practice all health and safety rules in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Public Health Act.
  • Ensure that supplies and equipment are adequate, safe and in good repair.                                                      

WORKING CONDITIONS 

  • Monday to Friday - flexible hours are required, dictated by programming needs, hours typically fall between 2pm and 6pm
  • Required to work in a variety of settings including outdoors and in the pool.

EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS 

  • Experience in programs for youth 5-18 years of age and a knowledge of child development.
  • Excellent communications skills.
  • Familiar with the High Five Principles of Healthy Child Development.
  • Knowledge of fitness and nutrition.
  • First Aid and C.P.R. certifications.
  • Punctual, meticulous, reliable.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Submit your resume to employment@bgcdurham.com and be sure to include the locations you are interested in working at.

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