Early Years Program Facilitator
Alexnadra Neighbourhood House
Surrey, BC, Canada
1d ago

Do you have a love for children and families?

Is your passion to see children and families thrive and grow?

Are you committed to working with a team of creative, flexible

and passionate Early Childhood Educators?

If your answer is yes, then Alexandra Neighbourhood House is looking for you.

Job Title : Early Years Program Facilitator

Job Details : Part Time 20hr / week

Salary Band : Band 7

Reports To : Director, Youth & Family Programs

Purpose : Working collaboratively and under the direction of the Director of Youth and Family Programs, the Early Years Program Facilitator takes on a key role in leading early years programming for Alexandra Neighbourhood House.

Our current early years programs consist of L’Atelier d’Alexandra Family Drop In program, Baby and Me, and our newest program, Out and About in our Community. wo

Key Duties and Responsibilities :

A Early Years Program Facilitator performs some or all of the following duties :

Implement and monitor early years programs designed for children aged 0-6years.

Lead children and families in activities that promote self confidence, active learning and community engagement, which could include : arts and crafts, music, science activities, sports or physical activities, etc.

Create content for social media platforms. This may include podcasts, videos, etc.

Prepare and serve snacks promoting healty and active living.

Work collaborativley with staff around space usage.

Submit written documentation, attendance records, and journal entries on program details, and needs.

Maintain equipment and assist in housekeeping duties.

Liaise with other community service providers to understand the needs of children and families

  • Communicate and promote program(s) information both internally and externally.
  • Other duties as required
  • Qualifications :

  • At least 5 years’ experience working with vulnerable children and their families.
  • Early Childhood Education certification, or undergraduate education in relevant discipline (eg. child and youth care, counselling, social work, early childhood development, etc.
  • or equivalent education and experience

  • Previous expereince in parent education program delivery desirable.
  • Broad knowledge / skills in : child development, behavioural management, program development, group facilitation, parent education, and program planning
  • Experience working with other service providers and ability to form strong working partnerships
  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability to create content for social media platforms
  • Demonstrated ability to comply with policies and procedures regarding privacy, confidentiality, record keeping, and reporting
  • Knowledge of community resources available in Surrey and White Rock for children, youth and families, best practices for provision of family services and applicable legislation pertaining to the care of children and youth.
  • First Aid certificate (Level 1 Occupational First Aid)
  • Class IV driver’s licence
  • Use of personal vehicle, including some client transportation(AH mileage paid), business use insurance required
  • Clean Criminal record check
  • Skills & Qualities

    Excellent interpersonal communication skills, especially listening skills

    Excellent written communication skills.

    Willingness and ability to work independently and as a member of a team, including a team that includes service providers from other agencies.

    Creativity, initiative, flexibilty / ability to work with / adapt in a changing environment and sense of humour

    Understanding of and commitment to an assets / strength based service / program delivery model for working with families, youth and children

    Appropriate personal and professional boundaries, commitment to ethical service standards and ability to maintain confidentiality.

    Ability to maintain an unbiased attitude towards clients and their situations

  • Ability to respect and work with diverse range of employees, clients, and community members including children, youth and families of all races, all religions, all cultures, all sexual orientations, all abilities and all economic levels.
  • Ability to work flexible and on call hours.
  • Organizational Responsibilities : Reports to the Director, Youth and Family Programs

    Supervisory Responsibilities : This position may supervise volunteers and / or practicum students.

    Terms : This is a part time (20 hours / week) position beginning September 2020 working Monday Friday 9 : 00am 1 : 00pm.

    Additional hours may be available in child care or community programs.

    Salary : The salary range is ANH Band 7 $21.00 23.50 / hour depending upon experience.

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