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City of Leduc

Aug 05, 2021

Program Leader
Casual – Hours vary from 0 – 40 / week
Schedule may include up to 3 nights/week
Department: Recreation and Community Development
Reports To: Recreation Programs Supervisor
Classification Level: $16.85 - $20.62 /hour
At the City of Leduc, we offer the best recreation program experience! From preschool to day camps we not only have fun, but we make fun happen. Spend your working hours being part of a team that are enthusiastic, adventurous and of course having fun. If you like to spend time playing, learning, crafting and making a difference with children, we want you to be a part of our team!
Working Conditions:
 Extensive contact working with preschool, school aged, youth participants.
 Daily program delivery with varied shifts (Shifts are between 8:30am-3:00pm; evening/weekend shifts between 4:30pm-8:00pm).
 Comfortable with swimming, leading activities, reading to children, setting up/storage/dismantling of program equipment and materials.
 Ability to walk, stand and sit on the floor. Must be able to talk and hear well. Good vision is imperative. Kneeling, crouching or crawling is required occasionally.
 Possible cross train for additional hours available in the Child Minding Centre.
Duties and Responsibilities:
 Implementing, facilitating and evaluating program activities; including child minding, preschool, day camps, youth, family, senior and special programs.
 Being actively engaged in the safety, well-being and development of the participants in programs.
 Maintain program participant discipline.
 Providing leadership and instruction to staff and patrons.
 Train and provide leadership to volunteers.
Qualifications
Education & Experience:
 Minimum 18 YOA and High School graduate.
 Red Cross Standard First Aid or equivalent.
 Red Cross Babysitter’s Instructor, an asset.
 Minimum 3 months direct leadership, programming and implementation of programs.
Knowledge:
 Knowledge of common games, activities and songs appropriate for ages 3 to 15 years.
 Knowledge of age appropriate dialogue for participants ages 3 to 15 years, as well as their parents/guardians.
 Techniques & abilities for interactions with upset children.
Skills:
 Possess exceptional organization and time management skills.
 Implement and organize program elements.
 Effective skills in communicating with co-workers, supervisors, participants and patrons.
 Able and willing to take initiative to address problems or tasks and make progress and improvements.
Abilities:
 Ability to work independently and as a team member.
 Exceptional ability in written and oral communications.
 Strong ability to multi-task and prioritize a workload effectively.
 Able to pass a Criminal Record Check - Vulnerable Sector.
 Able to pass a Child Intervention Check.
If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you! To apply, please visit our website at:
www.leduc.ca/careers
Competition closes at 12:00 noon (MT) on August 5, 2021. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same or lower classification level. Due to the high volume of resumes received, we are not able to respond to individual phone calls. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.