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Sizzling Summer Program Coordinator

Location: FCSS

Date Posted: March 3rd, 2020
Closing Date: April 10th, 2020 - 12:00am

Sizzling Summer Program Coordinator

Location: FCSS

Date Posted: March 3rd, 2020
Closing Date: April 10th, 2020 - 12:00am


Sizzling Summer Program Coordinator

Summer Student



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Date Posted:

March 3rd, 2020

Closing Date:

April 10th, 2020 - 12:00am

Job Start Date:

May 1st, 2020

Job End Date:

August 31st, 2020

Hours Per Week:

Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m


General Description

  • Develop and 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)
  • Plan, organize and 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
  • Activities should be innovative, economical, and use a variety of local resources
  • Programming should be designed to accommodate the variety of children's needs and abilities

Administrative Duties

  • Registration of participants
  • Monitoring and recording of daily and weekly registration changes or additions
  • Track and collect weekly and monthly statistics, success stories and pictures
  • Use computers to write reports, proposals, and complete research on the Internet
  • Use word processing, spreadsheet, database or presentation software to prepare reports, memos, letters and other documents
  • Answer telephones, answer program inquiries and address concerns
  • Greet children and parents
  • Order and maintain resources and materials
  • Develop or maintain a records management system including classifying and coding electronic and hardcopy files
  • Operate office equipment such as fax machines, photocopiers, voice mail messaging systems and computer scanning equipment

Promotion & Marketing

  • Create and maintain public awareness of the Sizzling Summer Program
  • Foster and develop good community relations
  • Conduct research (for example, public opinion and attitude surveys) and communicate results
  • Prepare speeches, brochures, audio-visuals, advertisements, articles and newsletters
  • Prepare fundraising activities

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 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

Maintenance Duties

  • 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
  • Attending post-secondary education in the 2020/2021 academic year
  • Education in a related discipline such as child & youth care, early childhood development, social work, psychology, education is an asset.
  • Must be returning to school in the fall if hired under CSJ Funding
  • Must participate in the Town of Vegreville Safety Program
  • Must be 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

To Apply 

Please send your resumes and cover letters to: 

Vegreville & District FCSS
Town Administration Building, 4829 50 Street
Attn: Emma Murray; Community Programmer
Fax: 780-632-3935
E-mail: [email protected]

We thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 



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