Positions Vacant in Old Ottawa East

CAG was proud to be nominated for an "Inspiring Young Workers" award by Employment Ontario Ottawa Network at the start of this year. 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:

Kindergarten After-School Program Supervisor

We are hiring an experienced Registered Early Child Educator (RECE) to supervise our new Licensed Kindergarten After-School Program (license pending).

Qualifications & Education
-An RECE in good standing with the College of Early Childhood Educators, or an approved equivalent
-Minimum two years of experience in a licensed child care facility

Responsibilities
-Ensure the safe and positive facilitation of after-school programming for up to 16 kindergarten children
-Supervise and lead other program staff
-Ensure that all program policies and practices are adhered to
-Plan and facilitate age-appropriate activities on a daily basis

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
-Knowledge of healthy child development and techniques for child care
-Ability to provide mature and reliable leadership to children and staff
-Organized and punctual
-Experience developing programming an asset

Conditions of Employment:
- The position will be at the Old Town Hall Community Center, 61 Main Street, from September 2017 – June 2018, with possibility of renewal
-Approximately 20 hours a week, 2:00 to 5:30 p.m. each school day, plus 2-3 hours per week for program planning.
-Depending on the successful applicant’s interest, there may be opportunities to plan and facilitate additional early childhood programming.

All candidates must have, or be willing to obtain:
-Police record 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.

How to Apply:
Resume and cover letter outlining suitability for the position to Carol Workun, Executive Director (CAG) at cworkun@ottawaeastCAG.ca by end of day June 20. Successful candidates will be invited to interview by June 30, 2017.
We thank all applicants for their interests in the position but we will only contact those selected for interview.

Lead After-School Staff, Grade 1- 6 Programs

CAG is hiring aspiring child care professionals who have experience in an after-school or camp environment to lead our after-school programming at two locations in Old Ottawa East. This is a perfect opportunity for those in post-secondary education, intending to work in the child care field, to gain more experience and build their resume in a child care environment.

Qualifications & Education
-Pursuing or completed education in child studies, social work, teachers college, early childhood education, youth work or a similar field
-Interest in gaining professional experience in child care
-Experience working with children in after-school, daycare or camp settings

Responsibilities
-Ensure the safe and positive facilitation of after-school programming for children in grades 1- 6
-Supervise and lead other after-school staff
-Ensure that all policies and practices are followed
-Engage children in age-appropriate indoor and outdoor activities

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
-Knowledge of healthy child development and techniques for child care
-Ability to provide mature and reliable leadership to children and staff
-Organized and punctual
-Experience developing programming an asset

Conditions of Employment:
- Positions will be at the Old Town Hall Community Center, 61 Main Street or Brantwood Park fieldhouse, 39 Onslow Crescent, from September 2017 – June 2018, with possibility of renewal
-Positions could vary between 12 - 20 hours per week during after school hours, depending on the successful applicant’s availability
-There may be opportunities to plan and facilitate additional children's programming.

All candidates must have, or be willing to obtain:
-A police record 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.

How to Apply:
Resume and cover letter outlining suitability for the position to Carol Workun, Executive Director (CAG) at cworkun@ottawaeastCAG.ca by end of day June 20. Successful candidates will be invited to interview by June 30, 2017.
We thank all applicants for their interests in the position but we will only contact those selected for interview.

After School Councellors

CAG operates After School programs at both Brantwood Park field house and the Old Town Hall. Counsellors will be responsible for the safe walking of children from school or the school bus and will assist in creating, organizing and instructing recreational activities for the children in the program. Activities will 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 at all times.

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. Shifts are offered starting at 3:30 and 3:45 p.m.
-At Old Town Hall, 61 Main Street the program runs from 2:15 - 5:30 p.m. Shifts are offered starting at 2:15 p.m. and 3:45 p.m.
-Counsellors typically work two or three shifts per week around their school schedule, punctuality is essential.

We are currently looking for counsellors for the school year starting in September 2017.
We thank all applicants for their interests in the position but we will only contact those selected for an interview.

How to Apply:
Resume and cover letter outlining suitability for the position to Carol Workun, Executive Director (CAG) at cworkun@ottawaeastCAG.ca, but July 15.

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.