Part Time-YMAP Sarnia Program Facilitator - London
YMCA of Western Ontario
London, ON
Benefits:
  • A complimentary YMCA membership which encourages you to embrace the Y's philosophy of health and well-being
Responsibilities:
  • Facilitate YMAP activities, workshops and Field trips
  • Facilitate and plan sport sessions
  • Ensure property and equipment adheres to safety and clean standards
  • Determines eligibility for program and transportation supports
  • Maintain confidentiality in all matters
  • Respond to first aid and emergency situations
  • Demonstrate energy, enthusiasm and dedication in preparing and executing programs
  • Participate in regular planning meetings with the Regional Manager of Newcomer Youth and Newcomer Settlement Advisor to determine program themes, complete lesson plans for daily activities, reports and workshops
  • Create an educational, enjoyable and supervised environment for youth by planning and implementing settlement focused and age appropriate programming
  • Be responsive to diverse cultural heritage, values and individual experiences
  • Foster self-esteem, problem solving and conflict resolution skills in youth
  • Attend all community and YMCA professional development activities/events as applicable
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to other cultures and ability to outreach to newcomer communities
  • Refers newcomers to appropriate internal and external programs and resources
  • Assist with the Creation, plan and Facilitation of the Leadership curriculum
  • Other duties as required
Qualifications & Experience:
  • University degree in Social Work, Sociology, Political Science, Sport and Recreation and/or any related area
  • Experience working with youth an asset
  • Facilitation experience
  • Familiar with youth services in London
  • Comfortable using public transportation
  • CPR and First Aid
  • Speaking another language is an asset
  • Experience working with diverse populations
  • Comfortable and effective communicating in group situations
  • Current Criminal Record Check and vulnerable sector
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
Competencies:
  • Diversity
  • Self-Management
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Conflict resolution
  • Relationship Building
  • Sense of Community
  • Teamwork
  • Tolerance for Ambiguity
  • Child and Youth focused