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Youth Worker @ Saint Columba House Day Camp

April 29, 2018 @ 11:30 PM

Work Location: Pointe Saint Charles, Montreal – Saint Columba House, 2365 Grand Trunk, H3K 1M8
Salary: $13 per hour
Schedule: Full time (40 hours/week), June 18th – July 27th 2018
Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm, Monday to Friday

The Saint Columba House Day Camp is an affordable and bilingual day camp that caters to the specific needs of local families and the community of Pointe Saint Charles. The youth worker for the summer program is responsible for planning and animating activities that provides a wide variety of learning and recreational opportunities. The youth worker will develop supportive relationships with youth, and provide ongoing support and encouragement throughout the summer.

Tasks and Responsibilities
• Along with other team members, be responsible for the safety and well-being of a group of 15-20 children
• Plan and animate activities for children that build on cultural diversity and community development
• Promote good physical health through stimulating recreational activities and outings
• Promote social and emotional well-being through group activities and individualized interventions
• Ensure that camp activities, projects and outings are appropriately adapted to include children with a variety of learning and participation needs
• Participate in the supervision, training and evaluation of the counselors-in-training
• Prepare for and actively participate in staff meetings twice per week
• Participate in post-camp evaluations, inventory and clean-up

Candidate Profile
*This list includes a variety of skills which contribute to this position. Applicants are not required to possess all of the skills on this list in order to apply for this position.
• Bilingualism
• Experience working with children with challenging behaviours and/or socio-emotional difficulties
• Sensitivity towards children with specific needs, including learning and/or developmental delays
• Strong group management skills
• Experience animating activities for children
• Ability to work both independently and as a team, to take initiative and responsibility, to demonstrate creativity and patience, and to be able to practice active listening
• Capacity to manage stress, to be flexible and adaptive, to problem solve and to seek guidance when needed
• We encourage the application of candidates who have studied in areas related to education, recreation and leisure, therapeutic recreation, social services, and special care counseling, community development or intercultural studies
• Must be a full-time student for the 2017-8 year and have returning to full-time studies in the Fall

As an organization that works with diverse communities, Saint Columba House recognizes that living under marginalization and oppression often brings both challenges and valuable skills and perspectives. People of color, Indigenous people, people with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ community, and other candidates who experience marginalization are strongly encouraged to apply. Please note that Saint Columba House is not wheelchair accessible.

Contact Information:

Catherine McPherson, Youth and Family Programs Manager

2365 Grand Trunk

Montreal, QC H3K 1M8

Tel: (514) 932-6202  x233

E-mail: family@saintcolumbahouse.org

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Date:
April 29, 2018
Time:
11:30 PM
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Details

Date:
April 29, 2018
Time:
11:30 PM
Event Category: