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Application Deadline Extended!: Friday, June 24, 2022

Youth Outdoor Program – Senior Youth Leader

Download Senior Youth Leader job description PDF

Days: Monday to Friday from 9:30-3:30pm
Rate of Pay: $21.32 + 12% in lieu of vacation and stat holidays
Start date: July 6 to August 26, 2022, including 3 days of training/planning

The Summer Youth Outdoor Program is opportunity for youth to build positive relationships, develop their social and leadership skills, all while challenging themselves in participating in fun outdoor activities.
The Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre is seeking an organized individual with strong leadership skills and experience working with youth recreational camp programs to oversee the Roundhouse Summer Youth Outdoor Program. The Senior Leader will be enthusiastic, driven, responsible, and prepared to provide program planning, leading, and supervision to ensure a safe and fun outdoor program experience.

Qualifications:
– Experience working with youth (13-16 years)
– Strong organizational, leadership and teamwork skills
– Demonstrated ability to problem solve and resolve conflict
– Strong communication skills
– HIVE FIVE certification an asset

Job Specifications:
In consultation with the Roundhouse Community Youth Worker:
– Work closely with the other Youth Leader to plan, implement, lead, and supervise age appropriate outdoor and leadership themed activities and trips for youth ages 13-16
– Prepare program supplies and materials
– Ensure programming is operating at a high-quality standard (i.e., safe, engaging, and inclusive)
– Provide first aid when necessary

More Details about Responsibilities:
– Actively ensure safety of all participants by following the Vancouver Park Board Risk Management Guidelines and safety procedures adopted by the Roundhouse Society.
– Encourage physical and mental fitness of participants through exposure to a wide range of cultural, social, artistic and recreational activities
– Build positive relationships with participants, parents, caregivers, co-workers and the community through active participation in program activities
– Provide feedback to parents/caregivers and participants that foster self-confidence and positive social behaviours
– Administer the program, including registration follow up, distribution and reconciliation of program funds, purchasing of supplies
– Ensure all appropriate program information is distributed to parents/caregivers
– Prepare program evaluations, complete final reports and other administrative tasks as required

Conditions for Consideration:
– This position is sponsored by the Canada Summer Jobs Grant and requires the candidate to be between the ages of 16-30 years old.
– Be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.
– Successful completion of a Police Record Check vulnerable sectors

Employment at Roundhouse:
This position is with the Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Society which operates the Roundhouse jointly with the Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation.

We are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the community we so proudly serve. Indigenous applicants, people of colour, all genders, LGBT2SQ+, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

All Roundhouse Community Society employees and contractors are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of hire and ongoing employment. Candidates may only be exempted from this requirement if they request and are approved for an accommodation based on a reason related to a Human Rights Code ground (such as disability). Such a request must be made during, not after, the recruitment process.

Application Deadline: Friday, June 24, 2022
Please forward your resume to: Melissa Gendron, with subject line “Summer Youth Outdoor Camp Leader”
We thank all applicants but only those short-listed will be contacted.

Youth Outdoor Program – Junior Youth Leader

Download Junior Youth Leader job description PDF

Days: Monday to Friday from 9:30-3:30pm
Rate of Pay: $15.65 + 12% in lieu of vacation and stat holidays
Start date: July 6 to August 26, 2022, including 3 days of training/planning

The Summer Youth Outdoor Program is opportunity for youth to build positive relationships, develop their social and leadership skills, all while challenging themselves in participating in fun outdoor activities.
The Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre is seeking an organized individual with strong leadership skills and looking for more experience working with youth recreational camp programs to work alongside a Senior Youth Leader in leading the Roundhouse Summer Youth Outdoor Program. The Junior Youth Leader will be enthusiastic, driven, responsible, and prepared to support the Senior Youth Leader with program planning, leading, and supervision to ensure a safe and fun outdoor program experience.

Qualifications:
– Experience working with youth (13-16 years)
– Strong organizational, leadership and teamwork skills
– Demonstrated ability to problem solve and resolve conflict
– Strong communication skills

Job Specifications:
In consultation with the Roundhouse Community Youth Worker:
– Work closely with the Senior Youth Leader to plan, implement, lead, and supervise age appropriate outdoor and leadership themed activities and trips for youth ages 13-16
– Prepare program supplies and materials
– Ensure programming is operating at a high-quality standard (i.e., safe, engaging, and inclusive)

More Details about Responsibilities:
– Actively ensure safety of all participants by following the Vancouver Park Board Risk Management Guidelines and safety procedures adopted by the Roundhouse Society.
– Encourage physical and mental fitness of participants through exposure to a wide range of cultural, social, artistic and recreational activities
– Build positive relationships with participants, parents, caregivers, co-workers and the community through active participation in program activities

Conditions for Consideration:
– This position is sponsored by the Canada Summer Jobs Grant and requires the candidate to be between the ages of 16-30 years old.
– Be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.
– Successful completion of a Police Record Check vulnerable sectors

Employment at Roundhouse:
This position is with the Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Society which operates the Roundhouse jointly with the Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation.

We are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the community we so proudly serve. Indigenous applicants, people of colour, all genders, LGBT2SQ+, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

All Roundhouse Community Society employees and contractors are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of hire and ongoing employment. Candidates may only be exempted from this requirement if they request and are approved for an accommodation based on a reason related to a Human Rights Code ground (such as disability). Such a request must be made during, not after, the recruitment process.

Application Deadline: Friday, June 24, 2022
Please forward your resume to: Melissa Gendron, with subject line “Summer Youth Outdoor Camp Leader”
We thank all applicants but only those short-listed will be contacted.

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