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Digby Area Recreation Commission is seeking After School Progam Coordinators & Leaders.

The Kids in Motion! After School Program Coordinator will plan and implement a quality after school program for elementary students in grades primary to six. The program is offered elementary schools in the Town of Digby and the Municipality of Digby.  The diverse program has a focus on physical activity and provides a positive environment in which children can develop lifelong physical activity habits. This program is held outdoors and indoors. Healthy eating, nature appreciation, and unstructured play are all priorities.
 
Positions are available at Islands Consolidated School(2).

Reports to: Active Living Manager
Salary: Rate of pay is $13.25/hour for Program Coordinators & $12.00/hour for Program Leaders.

Work Term: This position is part-time during the school year, between September 2019 and May 2020. Hours may vary but after school programs generally run between 2 pm and 4 pm daily, two days a week at each school.

Qualifications:

  • Leadership experience
  • Organizational skills
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to lead each program as planned but with the flexibility to meet participants’ needs and other variables such as weather and attendance
  • Create an atmosphere of fun and inclusion for all program participants
  • Lead by example, in a mature and responsible manner
  • Maintain a friendly and welcoming attitude  
  • Valid Emergency First Aid, or be willing to obtain certification

Responsibilities:

  • Administer all aspects of after school program, including:
    • Develop and implement active and fun after school program activities
    • Purchase materials and snacks within budget
    • Investigate and respond to concerns and complaints of parents, students, teacher,  administration and recreation staff
    • Cooperate with school administration
    • Overall program administration, including evaluation and recommendation
  • Responsible for maintaining a safe program environment
    • Ensure that all facilities and all program activities are safe.
    • Ensure supplies, first aid kit, equipment and materials needed will be available.
  • Participate in training activities as required

To apply, or for more information contact Cara Sunderland, Active Living Manager at (902) 245-4344 or email activeliving.darc@bellaliant.com

 

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SHARON MacALPINE

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CINDY O'NEIL

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CARA SUNDERLAND

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DANNY HARVIEUX

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JUSTIN WOOD
KEN MERRELL

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