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Job Title: BGC Wellington and Area Assistant Program 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: BGCWAjobs@ssidebgclub.com

Position Title: LifeHouse Shelter Worker

Job Type: Full-time and 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: LifeHouseJobs@ssidebgclub.com

*Please indicate whether you are applying for a Full-time or Casual position.

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

Job Title: Grant Writer (One Year Contract With the Possibility Of Extension)

Location: Summerside, Prince Edward Island

Hours of Work: Full Time – 40 Hours/Week

Remuneration: $18 – $20 Based on Experience

General Description of The Position

BGC Summerside is searching for a talented, motivated, and dedicated Grant Writer.  This position will identify, define, and develop funding sources to support existing and planned program activities.  This position will also be responsible for the overall management of grants.  Primary responsibilities include preparation of proposals and grant applications, as well as performance of administrative work in researching, identifying, developing, and responding to public and private grant opportunities in areas that support BGC Summerside.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Identifying grant funding opportunities applicable to BGC Summerside.
  • Write, submit, and manage grant proposals.
  • Generate revenue for BGC Summerside’s programs through timely submission of well-researched, well written, and well-documented grant proposals.
  • Providing prospective funders with supporting documents.
  • Maintain primary responsibility for grant schedules and tracking grants.
  • Maintain records in hard copies and computer databases.
  • Remain up to date on current issues relative to grant proposals.
  • Inform the Executive Director on the progress of all grants and issues that may arise with each grant.

  Skill Requirements

  • Well organized with multi-tasking abilities.
  • Proficient with measuring and reaching income goals.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong written and verbal communication.
  • Initiative and enthusiasm.
  • Punctual.
  • Willing to work.

How to Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to: grantwriterjob@ssidebgclub.com

Job Title: Events Coordinator

Location: Summerside, Prince Edward Island

Hours of Work: Full Time – 40 Hours/Week

Remuneration: $16 – $18 Based on Experience

General Description of The Position

BGC Summerside is searching for a talented, motivated, and enthusiastic planner who will assist in producing events from concept to completion.  You will be responsible for every part of event preparations, as well as being the lead during the events.  After each event, you will assess the success of the event, as well as document what improvements can be made for future events.  As the Events Coordinator, you will need to be well-organized and have both excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Event planning, design, and production while managing all project delivery elements within time limits.
  • Manage all event set-up, tear down, and follow-up processes for each event.
  • Liaise with clients, sponsors, and donors to identify their needs and to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Developing an advertising plan that promotes fundraising events, goals, and results.
  • Create sponsor / donor packages.
  • Propose ideas and strategies to improve provided services and event quality.
  • Organize facilities and manage all event details including décor, catering, entertainment, transportation, location, invitation lists, special guests, equipment, seating, dining, promotional material, etc.
  • Specify staff and volunteer requirements and delegate all required activities and responsibilities to staff and volunteers for the event.
  • Coordinate the event on the day of, including problem-solving, welcoming guests, directing event set-up, communication with staff and volunteers, organizing vendors, etc.
  • Assisting in the collection of fees for events with the BGC Summerside Financial Department.
  • Planning multiple events at once.
  • Coordinate strategies and activities for donor cultivation, solicitation, and relations.
  • Other duties as required but not stated.

  Skill Requirements

  • Well organized with multi-tasking abilities.
  • Event planning experience is considered an asset.
  • Team management.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong written and verbal communication.
  • Initiative and enthusiasm.
  • Punctual.
  • Willing to work.

How to Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to: evenstcoordinatorjob@ssidebgclub.com

Job Title: Summer Camp Group Leader

Reports to: Program Director of the BGC Summerside

Qualifications: Positive attitude, willingness to work, dependable, reliable, good communication skills  

Hours of Work: Full-time opportunities (40 hours / week) and Part-time opportunities (20 hours / week)

Remuneration: $13.70

Responsibilities:         *To provide a positive Summer Camp experience for school-aged children.

*To plan and implement fun/safe activities for a group of school-aged children.

                                      *To be a positive role model for members.

                                    * Light maintenance, as required. 

How to Apply: Email a resume to: summercampjobs@ssidebgclub.com

*** APPLICANTS ARE ASKED TO INDICATE THEIR AGE ON THEIR RESUME, AS WELL AS IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR FULL-TIME (40 HOURS / WEEK) OR PART-TIME (20 HOURS / WEEK), AS THERE ARE POTENTIAL FUNDING OPPORTUNTIES. ***

ASSISTANT PROGRAM DIRECTOR

CLASSIFICATION: FULL TIME SALARY                  WAGE: $19/HOUR

START DATE:       A.S.A.P.                                    LOCATION: SUMMERSIDE

The BGC Summerside has been a leader within the community since 1963.  With recent growth, our organization has been able to provide great benefits and opportunities for our employees, including competitive wages, health & dental benefit plans, group RRSP plans, free Credit Union Place memberships, maternity / parental / adoption top-up plans, childcare discounts, training and personal development opportunities, and employment growth opportunities.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Assistant Program Director fulfills a defined management and leadership role for the BGC Summerside.  The Assistant Program Director is responsible for managing program resources to fulfill the program mission in accordance with priorities, time, and budget requirements.  This position is responsible for performing work on an administrative, managerial, and professional nature under general supervision from the Program Director.  This position is also responsible for providing leadership to the overall operations of all BGC programs at the BGC Summerside.  This is a salaried position which will have you working 40 hours based on programming needs and will have a flex work schedule.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Aids the Program Director to supervise and oversee Program Department staff.
  • Schedule Program Department staff work shifts based on programming needs.
  • Work with a team to develop and implement programs that meet the needs of members.
  • Ensure proper Occupational Health and Safety procedures are in place to ensure member and staff safety.
  • Design fun ideas for member retention.
  • Resolve staff conflicts and aid with staff training opportunities.
  • Engage and communicate with parents / guardians of members about behaviour and/or incidents.
  • Ensure all Child Care Act regulations are being adhered to.
  • Ensure BGC Canada Operating Standards are being adhered to.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education or experience in the childcare area is considered an asset.
  • School-Aged Child Care Certificate in 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.
  • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to manage staff in a professional manner.
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours.
  • Ability to adapt to organizational needs / requirements.

Interested candidates are to send a cover letter and resume to AssistantProgramDirector@ssidebgclub.com.  We thank all applicants in advance, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Summary of Position

The primary function of this position is to act as a 1 on 1 employee for a designated member that would require individual assistance and supervision. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide a safe and healthy environment for the member to learn in and have the opportunity to develop new friendships and participate in activities.
  • Supervise the member at all times.
  • Organize and implement fun and safe activities that will meet the physical, emotional, social and intellectual needs of the member.
  • Provide leadership and guidance for the child throughout the program.
  • Participation in conducting general camp programming.
  • Develop and adapt conventional teaching methods to meet the individual needs of the child.
  • Cooperation with the entire staff in working together for the welfare of the Club and our members.
  • Collaborate with the Program Director to define appropriate activities for the member.
  • Assisting in any personal / medical needs.
  • Maintain a positive working relationship with other staff.
  • Respond to critical incidents.
  • Ability to perform routine first aid tasks.
  • Ability to observe participant behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures and apply appropriate behavior management skills.
  • Plan activities that will give the member the ability to experience success.
  • Responsible for reporting to the Program Director if there are any questions or concerns.
  • Adherence to all provincial, federal and Club laws and policies specific to health, safety and liability.
  • Adherence to board policies, stated hours of work, wearing designated work attire during hours of work.
  • Other duties as required but not stated.

Thank you in advance for your interest; those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Position Type:                         Permanent Part-Time

Salary Range:                         $13.80 – $17

Hours:                                     6:30am to 8:30am and 2:30pm to 5:30pm Monday to Friday – Guaranteed 25 Hours Per Week With The Possibility Of Additional Shifts Based On Programming Needs


Summary of Part Time Position:

The BGC Summerside 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.

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


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