Community Development Assistant (Student) Job ID#: 19-013JM

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Company: 
ST. THOMAS ELGIN SOCIAL SERVICES
Work Type: 
Summer
City / Location: 
St. Thomas, ON
Region: 
St. Thomas/Elgin
Rate of Pay: 
$19.00 per hour
Work Schedule: 
6 weeks Full-Time, beginning July 2, 2019. Work hours may be variable
Posting Date: 
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 to Friday, June 14, 2019
Category: 
Health/Human Services
Agency: 
Career & Employment Services Fanshawe, St. Thomas/Elgin Regional Campus

St. Thomas, Ontario (Elgin Centre)
417 Wellington Street
St. Thomas, Ontario N5R 5J5

519-637-9876

 

Description: 
  • Under the supervision of the Community Development Coordinator 2 Student Positions are available to assist in the planning and implementation of recreational programming in public housing communities
  • Programming may include daily arts, crafts, games and sports activities
  • The successful candidate for these positions will be part of a team providing on-site programming
  • The programs aim to entertain, educate, motivate and promote a sense of community

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Act as an appropriate role model for children and youth
  • Provide a safe and rich environment for children to grow
  • Assist with the planning, implementation and evaluation of activities
  • Attend all weekly team meetings
  • Liaise with tenant groups to organize community activities if necessary
  • Ensure the community center and properties are safe, secure and adequately maintained
  • Maintain daily records of attendance
  • Work cooperatively in a team environment
Requirements: 
  • Experience working with children and youth
  • Good leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to relate to a diverse population of citizens and residents
  • Ability to adapt programs according to the needs of the community
  • Must produce a Vulnerable Population Screening Police Record Check
  • Ability to work independently and follow directions
  • Must be a Post-Secondary Student returning to school in September 2019

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