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BGCBigs is an organization that believes in the promise of all children. Our team works with community volunteers, partners and other supporters to provide mentoring and after school club programs for over 5,000 children and youth. BGCBigs an equal opportunity employer. Respect for the dignity and worth of every individual in the workplace is fundamental in our organization.

Current Opportunities

Program Staff – Part Time – After School 
Position(s) Available:
Two (2)
Status: Part-Time 8.5 hours per week
Salary Range: $19.29 per hour
Description:

The key responsibilities of this position will include:

  • Planning and delivery of fun and safe recreational and educational afterschool programs to children ages 6 to 12 years.
  • Delivering programming geared towards immigrant and refugee youth.
  • Providing direct supervision, behavior management, support and mentoring to the children and youth ensuring positive relationships occur.
  • Building relationships with children and youth in order to understand their individual and collective concerns.
  • Maintaining up-to date required documentation and completing other required reporting.
  • Complete tasks related to daily routine.

 

    Program Facilitator with The Pride Centre of Edmonton
    Position(s) Available:
    One (1)
    Status: Full-Time Temporary until March 31, 2019
    Salary Range: $40,971 – $46,355 annually
    Description:

     

    The key responsibilities of this position will include:

    • Recruiting, screening, training and matching volunteer mentors from LGBTQ2S communities to participate in the Queer Mentoring program for youth.
    • Providing ongoing support to LGBTQ2S youth who are a part of the Queer Mentoring program, ensuring they have positive relationships with mentors in the community.
    • In partnership with a Youth Outreach Coordinator, supporting mentor involvement in group programming for LGBTQ2S youth and children by matching LGBTQ2S volunteer mentors with group activities.
    • Providing a safe, engaging and positive place for youth and volunteer mentors to be.
    • Providing ongoing support, training and monitoring to volunteers working with youth.
    • Working collaboratively with the Pride Centre and other LGBTQ2S community groups to provide and promote the opportunities and benefits for youth having mentoring relationships. Marketing the mentorship program.
    • Building relationships with partners to understand LGBTQ2S community needs/trends.
    • Maintaining up-to-date electronic casework notes, statistics and other required reporting in compliance with relevant standards, processes and outcomes.

      Enrollment Facilitator
      Position(s) Available: 
      One (1)
      Status:  Full-Time temporary contract (37.5 hours/week)
      Salary Range: $40,971 – $46,355 annually
      Description:

      The key responsibilities of this position will include:

      • Conducting volunteer enrollment for all agency programs including interviewing, assessing, recommending and supporting volunteers through the process to ensure they find an appropriate program match.
      • Providing information for volunteers to learn about the variety of agency programs available and ensure the placement of volunteer coincides with programming needs.
      • Supporting the Child and Family Facilitators by completing interviews, assessments and recommendations for children and families who wish to be part of the 1-1 program.
      • Completing interview write-ups summarizing recommendations and reasons for program choice
      • Creating positive relationship matches for children, families and volunteers
      • Maintaining electronic casework notes, and other required reporting.

      Program Staff – Part Time – After School 
      Position(s) Available:
      Two (2)
      Status: Part-Time 20 hours per week
      Salary Range: $19.29 per hour
      Description:

      The key responsibilities of this position will include:

      • Planning and delivery of fun and safe recreational and educational based afterschool programs to male high school students.
      • Providing English Language Learning (ELL) support to male newcomer students’ with specific focus on working with students whose first language is Arabic and/or Somali
      • Delivering programming geared towards immigrant and refugee youth.
      • Providing direct supervision, behavior management, support and mentoring to youth ensuring positive relationships occur.
      • Building relationships with youth in order to understand their individual and collective concerns.
      • Maintaining up-to date required documentation and completing other required reporting.
      • Complete tasks related to daily routine

        Club Facilitator 
        Position(s) Available: 
        One (1)
        Status:  Full-Time Temporary 1 year contract (with the possibility of extension)
        Salary Range: $40,971 – $46,355 annually
        Description:

        The key responsibilities of this position will include:

        • Creating and providing a variety of programming for children specifically in the areas of: Physical Activity, Life Skills/ Leadership, Arts and Culture, Health and Nutrition and Academic Support
        • Engaging children and families to participate in the programming services we offer.
        • Providing a safe, engaging and positive place for children and families to be.
        • Building relationships with program partners, in order to understand child, youth and community issues/trends within their area.
        • Connecting with local community supports to enhance programming for children and youth.
        • Maintaining up-to-date electronic casework notes, statistics and other required reporting in compliance with relevant standards, policies and processes and to understand impact.
        • Assisting in providing basic food preparation, serving and daily cleaning for programming sites according to standards.

        Questions?

        Kim Collister

        Manager of Human Resources, Learning & Development

        P: 780.822.2542
        E: kim.collister@bgcbigs.ca