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City of Surrey

Fall 2023 Community Services Assistant 1 – Junior Leader – Before and After School Care

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As part of the Community and Recreation Services Division, you’ll be working in a fast-paced, creative environment focused on delivering active, safe programs for children to develop their skills, while meeting new friends. The City of Surrey is a HIGH FIVE® registered organization. We are committed to ensuring that every child in our programs has a positive recreation experience. Our licensed Before and After Care programs incorporate outdoor play, engaging activities, a fun atmosphere, and a great place for children to spend their time before and after the school day. Spend the school year creating positive recreation experiences for children 5-13 years old.

Employment Status 
Union - CUPE Local 402 – Auxiliary.

We’re looking for enthusiastic individuals who enjoy working with children 5-13 years, and are:

  • Flexible and able to quickly adapt to new environments and situations.
  • Creative and passionate about play.
  • Strong team players, focused on providing great customer service.
  • Self-motivated and can take initiative with little supervision.
  • Great communicators with the ability to work with people of all ages.
  • Highly organized.

Community Services Assistant 1 (Junior Leaders) are responsible for providing Before and After Care participants with an active, safe and stimulating environment to develop social skills and general well-being.

Before and after School Care is a Licensed program and the following are requirements of the position as per the Community Care and Assisted Living Act – Child Care Licensing Regulation:

Responsible adults (29)
To qualify for employment in a community care facility as a responsible adult, a person must:

  • Be at least 19 years of age.
  • Be able to provide care and mature guidance to children.
  • Have completed a course, or a combination of courses, of at least 20 hours duration in child development, guidance, health and safety, or nutrition.
  • Have relevant work experience.

Additionally, the Community Services Assistant 1 will have:

  • Completion of Grade 10 supplemented by some relevant experience in community service work or an equivalent acceptable combination of training and experience.
  • High Five certification or an acceptable equivalent.
  • Current Emergency First Aid and CPR-C/AED certificates.
  • The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with program participants, volunteers, staff, and the public.

Applicants under consideration will be required to consent to a Police Information Check/Vulnerable Sector Check.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply at to JOB ID 5469.

Closing Date: October 13, 2023.