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Program Assistant

Kids Club & Youth Club

Camino Wellbeing + Mental Health

   About the Position

Impact Statement
Volunteer to support our community's growing wellbeing and mental health needs.

Please note, this program takes place outside and volunteers are to meet at Erb West Community Centre to help supervise during the walk to Keatsway P.S. (weather permitting).

Supervise children during the walk to Keatsway P.S. from the centre and return trip
Facilitate and participate in sports, arts & crafts, playing board games & park activities outdoors, with youth 6-11 years of age
Ensure safety of participants at all times
Assist with any set-up and clean-up

Previous work with children / youth an asset
Comfortable working outside, weather permitting
Good interpersonal skills, ability to set boundaries with children/youth
Sensitivity to diverse cultures, low-income living, mental health struggles and the impact these can have on children / youth
Reliable, weekly commitment required, good communication skills
Must inform program facilitator if absent

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual, Student Placement
Age: 18+

COVID-19 Vaccination Required: Yes

Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Children/Youth, Recreation/Sports

Skill(s): Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Interpersonal Communication, Community Knowledge/Awareness, Motivate Others, Sensitivity

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: On-the-job orientation; program facilitator present.
Working Conditions: Both indoors and outdoors
Indoor running shoes required

Accessibility: Support Newcomers
Transportation: On a bus route

Time Commitment

Duration: 3 months or less
Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening
Kids Club - Thursdays, 6:00-8:00 pm - 3 volunteers needed
Youth Club - Tuesdays, 6:00-8:30 pm - 1 volunteer needed
Volunteers are to meet at Erb West Community Centre

   Contact Information
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Katie McArthur
519-743-6333 Ext. 243
400 Queen Street South Kitchener, N2G 1W7

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Kitchener ON N2G 2N7

Phone: 519 742 8610

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