Drop-in Program Leader - Gameface (Student Job)

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Job Title: 
Drop-in Program Leader - Gameface (Student Job)
Job Number:  J0817-0250
Job Code:  NODIPL
Job Category: 
Student & Interns
Department: 
Recreation & Leisure Services
Bargaining Unit:  Student
Job Type:  Student
Employment Type:  Replacement
Number of Positions:  1
Hours of Work:  Other
Salary:  $11.50/Hour
Date Posted:  August 28, 2017
Closing Date:  September 15, 2017

Opening Statement

Kingston’s vision of being a smart, livable 21st century city is fast becoming reality. History and innovation thrive in our dynamic city located along the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, an easy drive from Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal, in the heart of eastern Ontario. With a stable and diversified economy that includes global corporations, innovative startups and all levels of government, Kingston’s high quality of life offers access to world-class education and research institutions, advanced healthcare facilities, affordable living and vibrant entertainment and tourism activities.

Position Summary

Plan, organize, set-up, and deliver a safe and enjoyable drop-in recreation program for youth ages 6-17;

Ensure the safe enjoyment of participants by communicating and enforcing program and facility rules and policies;

Address any unsafe/unacceptable behavior and first aid requirements;

Complete administrative forms, incident registration, and attendance and behavior logs;

Monitor participants with regards to program, site, and equipment supervision, and interaction with youth;

Maintain equipment and play areas and report any unsafe conditions;

Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Competencies

Must be enrolled in full-time secondary or post-secondary studies;

Two years of leadership experience (work/volunteer);

Current Standard First Aid CPR-C certificate is required;

Completion of a leadership training course such as L.I.T. or NCCP is an asset;

Completion of a crisis prevention/intervention course is an asset;

Experience planning, coordinating and delivering recreation programming for youth is considered an asset;

Experience with video game systems is considered an asset;

High 5 – Principals of Healthy Child Development Certificate is an asset. (New staff without this training will be required to complete the training course at the earliest time possible);

Reliable transportation to get to and from work;

Must demonstrate corporate competencies: Customer Focus, Results Orientation, Integrity, and Teamwork.

Skills, Abilities, Work Demands

Excellent communication skills;

Ability to work safely with minimal supervision;

Outstanding public relations skills;

Knowledge and understanding of poverty-related issues/barriers and the social resources available in the Kingston area;

Successful candidate must obtain and maintain a satisfactory CPIC (Criminal Record Check), including Vulnerable Sector, at own expense.

Closing Statement

Please apply to Career Opportunities at: www.cityofkingston.ca/Careers
Your resume must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements of the position. Please upload to your profile, any educational Degrees, Diplomas and/or Certificates that are relevant and required for the position you are applying to. We thank all of those who apply; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. The City of Kingston is an equal opportunity employer. Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance. Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.


Personal information, as defined by the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA), including (but not limited to) the applicant’s name, contact information, resume and other documents submitted, etc., is collected and will be used in accordance with MFIPPA and all other relevant privacy legislation. The personal information submitted by applicants is collected through a website hosted by Njoyn on behalf of the Corporation of the City of Kingston (the “City”) and will be used by City staff to maintain a inventory of potential candidates and for use in considering applicants for an identified employment opportunity. Questions regarding the collection, used, disclosure, and disposal of the personal information collected shall be directed to: candidate.njoynhelp@cgi.com

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