Summer Program Coordinator
County of Grande Prairie
Clairmont, AB, Canada
15d ago

Description : Wage : $20.76 per hour

Hours : 35 hours / week

Mon. - Fri. 8 : 30 a.m. - 4 : 30 p.m.

Position type : Non-management

Close date : April 3, 2018 at 8 : 30 am

or until a suitable candidate is found.

Are you looking for an employer that values work-life balance? Are you interested in an environment that fosters fun and proves it regularly?

The County of Grande Prairie is currently seeking a Summer Program Coordinator. The Coordinator’s role is to effectively, efficiently, and professionally provide a well-

organized recreation and socially based summer program for children and youth, ages 6-12, in various communities within the County.

Reporting to the Child, Youth, Family and Community Program Team Lead, the duties include :

  • Develop, plan and implement summer programs for children and youth in cooperation with the FCSS Team Lead and Program Assistant;
  • Arrange site locations for all Summer Day Camp programs including booking and securing locations;
  • Take program registrations and keep all registration lists up to date, ensuring that all parents and / or guardians fill out registration forms and waiver forms for the Summer Day Camp Program;
  • Supervise Program Assistant and program participants, promoting social and emotional well-being and fun;
  • Prepare for and lead activities, games, and crafts;
  • Apply minimal first aid to injured participants as necessary;
  • Responsible for documentation of all incidents and accidents on the provided forms and immediately inform the FCSS Team Lead;
  • Ensure open communication with participants, parents, and staff. Must respond to parent and participant questions and concerns;
  • Advise the FCSS Team Lead of any needs of the Summer Day Camp Program expenditures;
  • Ensure that all activities, or events, are scheduled and documented in a timely and organized manner;
  • Proper set up and dismantle of daily activities at various locations;
  • Ensure that all exit doors and windows are closed, lights are off, and the main door is locked prior to leaving the building;
  • Compile and submit program outcome reports to the FCSS Team Lead CYF&C;
  • Comply with records management practices as stated in the Records Management Policy;
  • Ensure all work related information is kept confidential as per County of Grande Prairie Policy and in accordance with Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
  • Qualifications :

  • Currently registered as a full time student in a post-secondary program in the areas of education, recreation, social sciences, or other human services related discipline;
  • Previous experience working with children;
  • Previous supervisory experience;
  • Must be 18 years or older;
  • Knowledge of local resources, agencies, and referral sources;
  • Knowledge of the stages of physical, social, emotional, and intellectual developmental needs of children;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to plan and organize appropriate daily activities;
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license;
  • Ability to ensure all work related information is kept confidential as per policy and in accordance with Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act;
  • Ability to comply with records management practices as stated in the Records Management Policy;
  • Must have reliable vehicle for travel throughout the County;
  • Must submit a satisfactory Criminal Records Check (vulnerable sector) and Child and Family Services Check;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of the FCSS team.
  • The County of Grande Prairie No. 1, located in northwestern Alberta, is one of the fastest-growing and vibrant economic regions in Canada.

  • This resource-rich area features friendly communities; an array of cultural, recreational, business and educational opportunities;
  • 6,000 square kilometres of vast and dynamic landscape; and an internationally-renowned dinosaur bone-bed and museum. The County of Grande Prairie serves a trade area of over 260,000 people, its diverse economy driven by agriculture, energy, forestry, manufacturing, tourism and commerce.

    As the first established county in the province, the County of Grande Prairie offers rural appeal and easy access to urban amenities.

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