Children's Auxiliary

City of Maple Ridge

Maple Ridge, located in Metro Vancouver is a vibrant and rapidly growing Municipality with outstanding recreation, arts and cultural amenities and some of the most affordable housing in the region. This combined with a dynamic community translates into an enthusiastic and responsive local government that provides terrific opportunities for personal and career growth.


Exciting Auxiliary opportunities working with Children and Youth


Maple Ridge Parks, Recreation & Culture has auxiliary opportunities in an active and energetic environment.   We are currently recruiting for enthusiastic qualified Access Support Worker, Recreation Support Staff, Children’s Worker and Children’s Program Leader to join our team of professionals.   These positions are best suited to creative; self motivated individuals who enjoy working with children/youth in a dynamic fast paced environment.
If you have exceptional customer service, verbal and written communication, problem solving and interpersonal skills to work with the public, staff and external agencies, then we have the perfect opportunity for you. 

We are looking for:

Access Support Worker – 18-126
You will provide support and assist in the integration of children with variable abilities in after school half day and full day long camps in our Parks and Recreation Programs
Preference will be given to applicants that have:
  • Experience working with persons with varied abilities and behavioral issues
  • Experience working in a recreation setting
  • Ability to adapt activities to meet the participants’ needs
  • Experience in providing personal care
  • Sign Language Level 1
  • Conflict Resolution Skill

Children’s Program Leader – 18-124
This is front-line recreation work performed in support of Children’s programs. You will participate in leadership and instruction of programs, special events, camps and outdoor activities for children. The work is performed under close supervision and according to specific instructions. The will be expected to exercise tact and diplomacy in public contact but difficult and unusual situations are referred to a superior
Preference will be given to candidates that have:
  • High Five Certification
  • NCCP Certification
  • Fundamental Movement Skills Certification
  • Crisis Intervention Certification

Children’s Worker – 18-125
This is front-line recreation work performed in support of children’s programs. An incumbent assists in planning, implementing and evaluating special events, programs, camps and outdoor activities. Provides leadership and instruction for various programs and activities; assists in leading volunteers
Preference will be given to candidates that have:
  • High Five Certification
  • Fundamental Movement Skills Certification
  • NCCP Certification
  • Crisis Intervention Certification
     
Recreation Support Staff – 18-123A
This is front-line recreation work performed in support of programs and services. You will support staff engaged in leadership and instruction of specific programs, special events, camps and outdoor activities. You will require only a limited knowledge of the subject matter requiring minimal previous experience and/or specialized training. The work is performed under close supervision and according to specific instructions. You will be expected to exercise tact and diplomacy in public contact but difficult and unusual situations are referred to a superior.
Preference will be given to candidates that have:
  • High Five Certification
  • NCCP Certification
  • Fundamental Movement Skills Certification
  • Crisis Intervention Certification

All of these positions require completion of Grade 12.  Current Emergency First Aid and CPR certificates and consent for disclosure of Police Information Check.  Some positions require additional certifications. 
Successful candidate(s) will be selected based on their education, experience and skills related to the job.  Please list all relevant certificates, experience and skills in your resume.
The successful candidate(s) will be required to complete a Police Information Check as a condition of employment. (Note – not required a part of the application process; however, will be required upon consideration for employment)
All required licenses, certificates and registrations associated with this competition must also be valid and current at the time the postings close and must be attached with your application. Please have these documents ready to upload when you apply.
Please visit our career page for further information on these positions.  These are postings are open for several months and we will be recruiting on an on-going basis, with a final closing date of February 24, 2019.  

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Organization: City of Maple Ridge
Location: Maple Ridge, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Parks & Recreation, Education & Training
Posted: November 29, 2018, 3:28 pm
Expires: February 24, 2019, 4:30 pm

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