Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
- Implement programs designed to meet children's social, physical, intellectual, creative, cultural, emotional and developmental needs in a play-based environment.
- Build children's social and interpersonal skills and self-esteem by establishing routines and positive guidance policies that allow children to feel secure, comfortable and safe.
- Establish and maintain good communication with children's families and community agencies involved in children's development.
- Summer programming will be based on the children's interests and learning needs and includes the use of individual, small and large group activities, indoor and outdoor play, learning centres, outings and field trips.
Child Development Duties
- Monitoring the arrival and departure times of children
- Implementing experiences in a variety of areas (such as music, dramatic play, art, science, water and literacy)
- Deliver activities for outdoor play, special guests, events or field trips
- Responsible for a well-designed educational environment for children including opportunities to begin to develop independence, problem-solving, literacy, math and science skills through creative experiences.
- Responsible for providing a safe, secure, relaxing and fun place for children
- Registration of participants
- Track and collect weekly and monthly statistics, success stories and pictures
- Answer telephones, answer program inquiries and address concerns
- Greet children and parents
Promotion & Marketing
- Create and maintain public awareness of the Sizzling Summer Program
- Foster and develop good community relations
Relationship and Rapport Building
- Smile, make eye contact, use appropriate body language and tone when communicating with others
- Show enthusiasm, concern and find common ground as key elements to developing rapport
- Establish and develop open, trusting, comfortable, and meaningful relationships with children, families, co-workers and with other community agencies
- Establish and initiate regular communications with FCSS Supervisors
- Role model and demonstrate coping behaviours, knowledge, and skills that assist children to make healthy life choices
- Transfer tables and materials from one site to another
- Empty garbage containers
- Service and clean washrooms
- Spot wash walls
- Sweep and mop floors
- Wash down tables and chairs
- Keep resources and materials organized and tidy
*Other duties as assigned
Education and Other Requirements
- An equivalent combination of education and or experience
- Must be returning to School in the 2020/2021 academic year and be a High School Student
- First aid/CPR certified
- Have a valid drivers licence
- Have a reliable vehicle
- Have the appropriate insurance
- Able to travel to other locations as needed
- Must be returning to school in the fall or possibly a recent graduate if hired under the STEP funding
- Must participate in the Town of Vegreville Safety Program
Core Competencies/Skills (The following is a list of skills you should either have or be working towards)
- Relationship building
- Interpersonal and teamwork
- Time management
- Decision making and problem-solving
- Creativity and innovation
- Positive attitude
- Sound judgment and discretion
- Passion for working with children
- Enjoy helping others
Please send your resumes and cover letters to:
Vegreville & District FCSS
Town Administration Building, 4829 50 Street
Attn: Emma Murray; Community Programmer
E-mail: [email protected]
We thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.