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Child & Youth worker

Government of Canada Summer Jobs Student program

Claresholm Pentecostal Assembly


Job Description: Summer Employment Application PDF 

Summer Student Child & Youth Ministry Position

Claresholm Pentecostal Assembly requires a Summer Student to assist the Children’s Ministry Director with children & youth ranging in age from 2 years to 18 years of age, including teen volunteers.

Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) is an initiative of the Youth Employment Strategy, which is the Government of Canada’s commitment to help young people between the ages of 15 and 30, particularly those facing barriers to employment, get the information and gain the skills, work experience and abilities they need to transition successfully into the labour market. The youth must be 15 years of age at the beginning of the employment period. The youth may be more than 30 years of age at the end of the employment period as long as the youth was 30 at the beginning of the employment period.

Job Title: Child & Youth worker

Number of positions: 1

National Occupation Codes (NOC): 4212

Hourly Wage Rate: $17.00 / Hour

Hours Per Week: 35

Number of Weeks: 16

Anticipated Start Date: May 15, 2022

Preferred Level of Education: Post-secondary


Tasks and Responsibilities:

  1. Creating and implementing an engaging and safe weekly event for elementary aged children in the community.
  2. Directing an exciting & safe week-long day camp for elementary aged children.
  3. Supporting the Children’s Director with preparations for children’s events.
  4. Oversee advertising for children’s summer events.
  5. Assist with registration process once it opens and provide information to parents and caregivers in the community regarding summer events and day camps.
  6. Ensure that any & all protocols required by the governments with regards to COVID-19 are strictly adhered to, to ensure the safety of staff and all participants.
  7. Ensure the church building and facilities are locked and secure at the end of each day, and maintain a clean and safe environment for staff and participants.
  8. Work along side director & supervisors to create programming for the various activities that will be offered throughout the summer, based on the needs of the church and community.
  9. Help the Director select and train volunteers.
  10. Supervise volunteers and perform volunteer performance evaluations.
  11. Acquiring materials for events & day camps, ensure the events and day camps operate with-in the allotted budget, ensuring all identified accounting and administrative procedures are followed to collect and retain receipts and expenses when acquiring materials needed.
  12. Ensure clear, concise, effective communications to parents and caregivers regarding activities by preparing and distributing a schedule of events for each session.
  13. Complete related administrative tasks and provide a detailed final summary report, including the parent/caregiver and participant evaluation of the activities/day camps.
  14. Work alongside with other organizations in the community providing similar services to ours through keeping open communication and possible partnerships.
  15. Assist the supervisor with providing clear information and answers to the questions and concerns from the community, parents/caregivers and children with respect to the events and activities they are directly involved in.
  16. Be able to use appropriate digital media and resources with responsibility, and seek instructional training for all church digital media hardware devices.

Director/Supervisor provided Mentorship Skills Development:

  1. Client Services
  2. Teamwork Collaboration: Community, parent/caregiver and volunteer teens.
  3. Communications: Shareholder Community, parent/caregiver, child and volunteer teens through written and oral means.
  4. Conflict resolution.
  5. Leadership: Shareholder Community, parent/caregiver, child and volunteer teens through formal written and oral presentations, evaluations of programs and volunteer staff, team meetings, coordinating events and staff, setting goals to achieve.
  6. Training volunteer staff.
  7. Enacting and adhering to best Hiring policies/practices.
  8. Enacting and adhering to best Privacy policies/practices.
  9. Digital media skills and marketing of high-quality social media ads.
  10. Enacting and adhering to best Safety and Security policies/practices.

The successful candidate has the option to find a rental unit in Claresholm or be billeted by a church member. Hosting information and arrangements will be provided to the successful candidate.

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