Assistant Coordinator p/t
START DATE: ASAP
REPORTS TO: Manager Club Services
Summary of Responsibilities
BGC South Coast BC has an opening for a Assistant Coordinator position at our Richmond Club. If you have experience working with groups of children and youth (preferably in a social recreational setting), enjoy creating programs and opportunities for children and youth, and are looking for opportunities to enhance your leadership skills, we would love to hear from you.
Reporting to the Manager of Club Services, the Richmond Assistant Coordinator has a range of responsibilities from program development and delivery of educational, recreational, social-based activities for children and youth, to assisting in the supervision of staff and volunteers. The Richmond Assistant Coordinator is responsible for administration and facility management for assigned site and acts as the Site Safety Officer.
- Plans, develops, and implements programs, ensuring they achieve BGC Outcomes (positive social skills, healthy behavior, leadership, lifelong learning) and meet the needs of the children/youth who visit the Club.
- Ensures the physical, emotional, social, safety, well-being, first aid, and nutritional needs of participants are met.
- Under the direction of the Manager:
- Ensures BGC’s program standards, guidelines, and policies are followed, and programs align to BGC’S mission, vision, values, and strategic direction.
- Assists in the supervision and scheduling of staff.
- Ensures that BGC’s operational procedures are followed, including purchasing, public relations, branding, and reports any program, facility, or administrative needs to the Manager.
- Assists in keeping track of expenditures within the program budgets and ensures that budget guidelines are followed.
- Updates and keeps the Manger informed on Club activities and risk management situations.
- Assists with resource development initiatives including supporting donor recognition, providing information for stewardship, and organizing activities.
- Oversees facility management by carrying out emergency procedures, ensuring that adequate equipment and supplies are maintained, monitoring safe work practices, and ensuring the facility is clean and tidy at the end of each program session.
- Ensures accurate program records, statistics, health and safety, and grant reporting information, etc. are compiled and submitted in a timely manner, maintaining confidentiality at all times.
- Ensures all pertinent documents are complete in line with BGC standards, and that information is communicated to the Manager.
- Works as frontline staff as needed in areas of program activities, child/youth and community program development, relationship building with children, youth, and parents, offering high quality customer service at all times.
- Attends scheduled staff meetings and training sessions.
- Works as part of a team providing coverage, when necessary, at multiple facilities as needed.
- Keeps informed and has a general awareness of all BGC programs and services, including use of communication tools such as email and BGC HQ.
- Other duties as required.
- Clean Criminal Record Check (Vulnerable Sector).
- Degree in recreation, social services, child, and youth care, or equivalent (a diploma in recreational programming, child and youth care or community service worker with experience in supervision and program planning).
- Experience working with children and/or youth in a social recreational program setting.
- Ability to work independently and well with others (program staff, other BGC staff).
- Ability to develop relationships with parents and children who attend the programs.
- Proven behaviour management experience.
- Demonstrated teamwork, leadership skills and ability to problem solve and find resolutions.
- Excellent oral, written, facilitation and interpersonal communication skills.
- Proven time management and organization skills.
- Demonstrated ability to use a variety of computer software to generate and exchange information.
- Willingness to work flexible hours including weekends and evenings.
- Class IV license (process must be initiated within 30 days and obtained within 6 months).
- Valid Child Care First Aid and CPR certification (must be obtained within 3 months).
- Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (CPI) training (must be obtained within 3 months).
- Participation in BGC’s Agency training.
- Second language and experience working with culturally diverse people are assets.
This is a part time position (30 hours per week) with group benefits at six months and pension after one year.
Thanks in advance to all persons who apply for this position. Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
BGC recognizes the value and importance of building and sustaining a culturally diverse environment and commits to intentional efforts to reflect that (along with our values) in all that we do. BGC has always been committed to diversity, and we believe that articulating our commitment to it in this way will support the ongoing evolution of this in our work going forward.
For employees, participants, volunteers, donors, and the community, we demonstrate that commitment through:
- Recruitment, employment, development, and promotion practices that are barrier free
- Encouraging representatives of diverse identities (race, national or ethnic origin, language, spiritual beliefs, age, gender, sexual identity, marital status, family structure, political beliefs, mental or physical ability, or socioeconomic status) to apply for available positions, participate in programs, and/or engage with BGC
- Making decisions based solely on an individual’s qualifications, merit, performance, and organizational needs