Job Opportunities

Summary of Part Time Position:

The BGC Prince County is looking for candidates interested in a part time employment opportunity.   If you are interested in working in a fast pace environment with the goal of providing our community’s children and youth a safe and fun place for them to learn and grow, as well as providing them with as many opportunities as possible to succeed, then you are encouraged to drop off a resume today.  With the increase of demand for programs as well as new initiatives, the Boys and Girls Club of Summerside is looking for employees that are able to:

  • Provide a safe and healthy environment for children to play, learn and grow in.
  • Supervise a group of children and youth alongside co-workers.
  • Organize and implement fun and safe activities that will meet the physical, emotional, intellectual and social needs of the children and youth in the program.
  • Provide nutritious snacks to children and youth in the program.
  • Ensure equipment and the facility is clean, well maintained and safe at all times.
  • Be a positive guidance and a role model for our members.
  • Perform independently as well as part of a team environment.
  • Assist with fundraising responsibilities.
  • Work a flex work schedule (weekdays, weeknights and weekends).
  • Perform light maintenance (sweeping, taking out the garbage, wiping down counters etc.)
  • Performing other related duties asked by the supervisor.

Employment Requirements:

  • Have the ability to develop and implement activities.
  • Good decision making skills.
  • Good problem solving skills.
  • Effective verbal and communications skills.
  • Have the ability to work well with co-workers.
  • Courteous manners with the public.
  • Punctual and reliable.

We offer a supportive work environment and rewarding career opportunities with many employee benefits.  Please send your resume to jobs@bgcprincecounty.com.  Thank you in advance for your interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Title: BGC Wellington and Area Assistant Site Coordinator

Location: Wellington, Prince Edward Island

Hours of Work: Full Time – 40 Hours/Week

Remuneration: $16.50

General Description of The Position

This position is responsible for assisting to provide leadership to the overall operations at the BGC Wellington and Area for school-aged children and youth.  This position will report to, and collaborate with, the BGC Wellington and Area Program Coordinator.  In this position, your time will be split between a workspace and the program activities that are taking place within the facility.  This is a permanent full-time position which will have you working Monday to Friday for 40 hours during the morning/day/evenings (based on programming needs) and will have a flex work schedule.

Roles and Responsibilities

* Assist in supervising and overseeing Program Department staff at the BGC Wellington and Area in collaboration with the Program Coordinator.

* Assisting in being responsible for the overall operations at the BGC Wellington and Area facility in collaboration with the Program Coordinator.

* Schedule Program Department staff shifts based on programming needs in collaboration with the Program Coordinator.

* Assist in developing and implementing program activities that meet the needs of members.

* Assist to ensure proper Occupational Health and Safety procedures are in place to ensure member and staff safety at all times.

* Design fun ideas for member retention.

* Assist in resolving conflicts, engaging with parents and guardians of members about behaviour and/or incidents that occurred during programming.

* Assist in maintaining grant requirements.

* Assist in ensuring Child Care Act regulations are being adhered to within the Program Department and the BGC Wellington and Area facility.

* Assist in ensuring BGC Canada Operating Standards are being adhered to.

* Adherence to all provincial, federal and Club laws and policies and procedures specific to health, safety and liability.

* Adherence to Board policies and procedures, stated hours of work, wearing designated work attire during hours of work.

* All other duties as required but not stated.

Skill Requirements

* Education or experience in the childcare area is considered an asset.

* School-Aged Child Care Certificate is considered an asset.  Willingness to obtain certification is required.

* First Aid & C.P.R. is considered an asset.  Willingness to obtain certification is required.

* Acceptable Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector Check.

* Must be willing to work flexible hours.

* Event planning considered an asset.

* Must own a vehicle.

* Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.

* Ability to adapt to organizational needs / requirements.

How to Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to: jobs@bgcprincecounty.com – please put job title in subject line.

Position Title: LifeHouse Shelter Worker

Job Type: Casual positions. One-year terms with possibility of extension.

Wage: $20/hour

Report to: LifeHouse Coordinator

Position Summary:

 The Shelter Worker position provides transitional housing for women and children and emergency shelter for single women. The shelter will offer temporary, short-term housing, while transitional housing will provide for longer term support, up to one, (1) year of safe, supportive housing. Guests of LifeHouse will be engaged in a comprehensive Case Management process designed to provide wrap around services, mentoring support, and referrals to other community agencies and services for outreach services required.

Principle Responsibilities and Accountability:

 • A Shelter Worker has the responsibility of working cooperatively with other staff to help create and maintain a safe and supportive environment for women and children aimed at promoting and maintaining the mission, mandate, vision, values, and policies of LifeHouse and the individuals it supports.

• Maintain and promote the well-being, uniqueness, and independence of each guest of LifeHouse.

• Provide a safe, non-judgmental, and empowering environment to guests of LifeHouse by listening to women and exhibiting sensitivity and concern when interacting with the guests.

• Provide a supportive environment for women who are experiencing crisis in the areas of mental health, addictions, and other areas of family crisis.

• Maintain strict confidentiality of guest’s names and individuals who utilize LifeHouse services.

• Develop, implement, and follow the Individual Service Plan (ISP) developed through the Case Management Process, by providing LifeHouse guests with supportive and helpful interventions.

• Assist LifeHouse guests of daily living including, but not limited, to arranging appointment, transportation, accessing community outreach services, and financial support as needed.

• Maintain safety and security by monitoring all aspects of the LifeHouse Policies and Procedures.

• Ensure the safety of the transitional housing and emergency shelter by completing security checks.

• Provide the LifeHouse Coordinator with information on potential problems and assist in development of solutions and/or innovative approaches to problems.

• Provides shelter residents with information, advocacy, and resources.

• Supervise and assist in the daily functions of the shelter, including meal preparation, chores, and work with residents to maintain a neat and clean environment.

• Assist guests of LifeHouse in orienting to communal living.

• May be required to stay and cover following shift in case of emergency, inclement weather, if next shift relief does not report to work and if unable to find coverage.

• Required to work evenings and/or weekends as directed by LifeHouse Coordinator.

Administration:

• Providing and maintaining adequate guests’ records and reports.

• Document crisis calls, intakes, evaluations, discharge, and other significant events.

• Enter end of shift report in logbook / HIFIS for coworker and supervisor review and follow up.

• Notify LifeHouse Coordinator of unusual cases, irregularities, accidents, illnesses and required repairs. • Attend regular staff meetings as required.

• Other duties and responsibilities as required/assigned.

Other Responsibilities:

• Keep informed of key government programs for eligibility and benefit of LifeHouse guests.

• Interact with government department staff and other community agencies on behalf of LifeHouse guests.

• Develop and maintain a positive interaction with community agencies for the benefit of guests and LifeHouse.

• Participate in committee work as assigned/required.

Position Specification:

• Bachelor’s degree in social science or a community college diploma in social services or an equivalent acceptable to the employer.

• Knowledge of case management procedures and Individual Service Plan development for guests.

Experience

• At least two years experience in the social service field.

Skills and Knowledge

• Valid Driver’s License.

• Valid CPR and First Aid Certificate.

• Comprehensive knowledge of community resources, programs and services.

• Ability to use numerous computer programs.

• Excellent verbal and written communication.

• Knowledge of the dynamics and the impact of violence on women and children

• Ability to organize information on community resources and relate same to other staff members, LifeHouse guests, and the public.

• Ability to work overnight shift.

• Demonstrate organizational skills and abilities.

• Demonstrate initiative.

• Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.

• Ability to deal effectively with difficult situations in a calm and objective manner.

• Exercise responsible judgment.

• Possess critical thinking and decision-making skills.

• Ability to multi-task.

Environment

This is a non-unionized position

To apply: Email a cover letter and resume to: jobs@bgcprincecounty.com

* Please note that only successful applicants will be contacted for an interview.

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