Child & Youth Leader (Summer Student)

Job Description


  • A diploma or enrollment in a program directly related to this position
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills, strong organizational and time management skills
  • Is creative, adaptable and can think outside the box
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to inspire others
  • Able to work and contribute to team health and productivity
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Access to transportation
  • Clean Vulnerable Police Records Check


  • Assists with planning, implementation, promotion, administration and evaluation of program(s) to meet agency goals
  • Ensures programs and services are managed in accordance with the agency’s policies and procedures to ensure the safety of participants
  • Ensures youth are involved in the program planning process
  • Provides opportunities for children and youth to be inspired by positive role modeling
  • Encourages partnerships with various groups and agencies, acting as a resource to provide leadership in the youth-centered activities
  • Monitors the delivery of programs to ensure program goals of fostering self-esteem, resiliency, empathy and skill development of children and youth are being met
  • Assists with coordination of the agency’s organized events including planning, entertainment, promotion, fundraising, media and public relations
  • Deals effectively and tactfully with parents and the general public in receiving, directing, and relaying concerns to the appropriate staff
  • Other duties as assigned

Pending funding approval:
40 hours per week for 14 weeks. Evening and weekend shifts may be required.

Rate of Pay: $15.00
Apply in confidence with cover letter and resume,
no later than 4:30 p.m. on May 21, 2020 to:
Attn: Hiring Committee
Mail: 175 Waterloo St., Unit 1, New Hamburg
Fax: 519-662-2158

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

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