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Central Eglinton Community Centre is a non-profit, neighbourhood-based community centre in North Toronto (Mt. Pleasant and Eglinton area) providing a wide range of programs and services to the community, including The Pal-O-Mine Club after-school program for school-aged children.

PURPOSE:    To provide after school programming for school-age children (4 afternoons/week/school year).

REPORTS TO:         Program & Resource Development Manager

EDUCATION & TRAINING/QUALIFICATIONS: High school graduate plus some college/university training in child development, recreation, education; current CPR/first aid training; satisfactory Police Reference Check. Experience working with school-age children; enthusiasm and genuine enjoyment of children; excellent organizational and program planning skills; energetic team player; sensitivity to issues of cultural, linguistic, social and economic diversity; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; experience working with volunteers an asset.

RATE OF PAY:    $17.57 per hour (CUPE Local 2998, Wage Grade 3, Step 1)

HOURS OF WORK: Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, 2:30 pm – 6:30 pm (school year, Sept. – June), as needed.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Plan and implement a safe, healthy and welcoming after-school program for children aged 6 – 12 years. Develop and plan a structured, yet flexible and creative schedule of play (arts & crafts, gross motor activity, games), homework/quiet time, snack, and club activities (cooking, art projects, music). Travel to neighbourhood schools, on foot or by TTC, to pick up children and escort them safely to CECC. Act as a positive role model and create an environment that promotes positive cultural and social interactions. Structure program plans according to age-appropriateness and interests of participants. Ensure the safety of all participants; ensure that effective health and safety practices are maintained. Keep accurate daily attendance, and complete forms as necessary. Establish good rapport and open communication with parents/guardians. Ensure that equipment and supplies are available for the program and that the program area is clean and safe.

Please submit resume and cover letter no later than 4:00 p.m., August 25, 2017, to:

Central Eglinton Community Centre
Attention: Nancy Lyon, Program & Resource Development Manager
160 Eglinton Ave. East
Toronto, ON M4P 3B5
Fax: 416 392 0514    

We thank all those who apply, but only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Central Eglinton Community Centre will provide equitable treatment and accommodation to ensure barrier-free employment. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the City of Toronto’s Accommodation Policy, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of the CECC’s hiring process. To avoid any delays in the recruitment process, if you require accommodation to apply or if selected to participate in an assessment process, you must provide your accommodation needs in advance. You may also be required to submit adequate medical/other documentation to Central Eglinton Community Centre to support your request for accommodation.