Positions Vacant in Old Ottawa East

CAG was proud to be nominated for an "Inspiring Young Workers" award by Employment Ontario Ottawa Network in fall 2016, and for being nominated as an "Outstanding Youth Employer" in Ottawa Centre in fall 2017. We strive to support youth in the community by providing a variety of opportunities perfect for high school and post-secondary students.

The Community Activities Group of Ottawa East (CAG) is looking to hire the following:

After School Counsellors

CAG operates After School programs at both Brantwood Park field house and the Old Town Hall Community Centre. Counsellors are responsible for the safe arrival of children from school or bus and for creating, organizing and instructing recreational activities for the children in the program. Activities include: daily outdoor play, arts and crafts and special seasonal activities. The CAG Counsellor is expected to manage children’s safety and follow CAG policies in this regard at all times. Counsellors must act in a responsible and professional manner and display professionalism and good leadership.

Skills and Experience:
Candidates should have experience working/volunteering with young children in an after school, camp or similar environment. Our Counsellors typically are 18 years or older, however there are a few openings for Junior Counsellors with less experience in Grade 11 or 12 at High School.

All candidates must have, or be willing to obtain:
-A police check for work with the vulnerable sector,
-Standard First Aid, CPR C
-A certificate indicating training for the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) has been completed.
-Must demonstrate strong communication skills in English, French an asset.

Conditions of Employment:
Counsellors are required as follows:
-At Brantwood Park field house, 39 Onslow Crescent the program runs from 3:30 - 5:45 p.m.
-At Old Town Hall, 61 Main Street the program runs from 2:15 - 5:30 p.m.
-Shifts are a minimum of 1.5 hours during those times.
-Counsellors typically work two or three shifts per week around their school schedule, punctuality is essential.

We are currently hiring Senior Counsellors for positions which will commence at the beginning of December or early January.

How to Apply:
Please send a resume and cover letter outlining suitability for the position to Carol Workun, Executive Director (CAG) at cworkun@ottawaeastCAG.ca.
We thank all applicants for their interests in the position but we will only contact those selected for interview. Those selected for interview will be contacted on Monday, November 27.

Youth Volunteers:

CAG invites applications from youth volunteers for events as well as our park, camp and after school programs. We welcome the opportunity to support our community youth in gaining “job” experience in this way – a great addition to a resume. Can be applied to high school community service hours. Suitable for youth in Grade 9 and up.
For more information please contact cworkun@ottawaeastCAG.ca
Closing date: Open
Applications to Carol Workun, Executive Director (CAG) at cworkun@ottawaeastCAG.ca.