Job Summary: AHC is looking to fill a temporary, full time (37.5 hours per week), Computer Training/Resource Centre Facilitator (CTR-CF) job responsible to oversee a short-term project starting immediately. The Facilitator is responsible for all the activities of the two Computer Training/Resource centers located at the C5 Hub Northeast Edmonton and Somali Canadian Women & Children’s Association respectively. These two centers serve as hubs for access to information/resources, technology- focused training, and a network of other supports. The Facilitator welcomes and engages clients in the center, maintains supplies, equipment, and technology intended to assist participants advance their entrepreneurial and other skills.
● Available to work weekdays, evenings and/or Saturdays as needed.
Other Requirements: Successful candidates must obtain Criminal record and vulnerable sector checks.
Background: The Health Active Community Kids (HACK) after school program is a unique after school program offered in partnership with Edmonton elementary schools to support children/youth in their development and make them successful in their lives.
Summary: We are looking for the dynamic, creative and responsible Youth Facilitators who will be working with children providing after-school activities in schools. This position is ideal for those who enjoy working with elementary school age children and value individual identities, will encourage a team building environment, possess sound decision making skills, excellent problem solving skills and can comfortably work with aboriginal and immigrant children for their holistic development.
Planning: Innovatively plan and lead age-appropriate activities using a team approach in coordination with the Site Coordinator. Ensure the program reflects the cultural variance of program population.
Parent Engagement: Represent AHC in a respectful, positive, and confidential manner towards all clients and professional dealings with children/youth and families. Be approachable to parents and make them feel welcomed and comfortable in the program.
Facilitation: Supervise, facilitate and mentor the children/youth and guide them in their holistic development.
Approachable/Role Model: Be approachable to all children without regard to race, creed, religion, socio-economic status, while enthusiastically promoting an atmosphere that is safe and positive for each participant.
School Partnership and Relationship Building : Maintain a positive relationship with the school management.
Administration: Attend all required meetings and ensure all proper documents are updated as appropriate.
Qualifications: A minimum completion of a High School Diploma. Candidates currently enrolled in or completed a Bachelors of Elementary Education or related field of study is an asset. Current criminal record check with vulnerable sector search and current First Aid with CPR Level C is required. Candidates who have experience working with the children/youth, and knowledge of issues facing aboriginal and immigrants communities would be preferred. Additionally, strong leadership, decision making, problem solving, multitasking, communication and relationship-building skills; ability to make activity plans to meet the program objectives; ability to provide mentorship/role modelling to aboriginal and immigrant children/youth; flexible; ability/willingness to be a team player and work within a team environment would be asset. Aboriginal applicants are encouraged to apply.
How to apply
APPLY TO: Recruitment Committee – By Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org SUBJECT: Youth Facilitator *NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. We thank you for your interest in the position. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.