Summer Activity Worker 2022 - Full-Time Term Position
May 30, 2022 to September 2, 2022
We are seeking a Summer Activity Worker to plan and implement activities for Villa Rosa residents over the summer, such as crafts, and outings to recreational, educational and community events.
The successful applicant
will be a University student or mature adult over 20 years of age
must have a valid Manitoba driver’s license
experience working or volunteering with a non-profit organization
Experience working with youth a definite asset
Must have common sense and a mature attitude
knowledge/experience of Indigenous culture
be honest, dependable, non-judgmental, physically fit
provide proof of COVID19 vaccination.
The position will be 35 hours per week at $11.95 per hour starting Monday, May 30, 2022 to Friday, August 26, 2022. Flexible shifts will include days, evenings and weekends.
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More details regarding the Summer Activity Worker Position:
Purpose of the Position:
The purpose of this position is to provide the opportunity for the residents of Villa Rosa (25 residents) and Post Natal House Residents (8 women and 8 babies) to be involved in summer activities, which will help them to acquire new skills, to be aware of community resources and to develop a healthy living style for their young families.
Tasks and Responsibilities:
To develop and to implement activities with the input of the young women involved under the supervision of a designated staff person at Villa Rosa.
To encourage a positive use of leisure time by introducing the residents to the activities and resources which they can enjoy with their children and providing positive motivation for participation.
To assist residents in gaining confidence in using resources.
To provide supervision and direction to residents during these activities.
To involve the young women and young mothers in the planning and organization of specific activities such as:
Visits to and use of appropriate recreation, educational, and community resources
Aboriginal ceremonies, crafts and exploration of community activities
Appropriate exercises, crafts, and recreational skills
To maintain confidentiality.
To follow Villa Rosa’s Workplace Safety & Health Program and policies to ensure safety for all.
Summer Activity Worker – Career Related Objectives:
There will be the opportunity for the person to use and further develop techniques and skills in the following areas:
Group process and dynamics
Understanding of boundaries between staff and participants
Dealing with the personal and /or social challenges of adolescents in varying circumstances.
Knowledge of issues that surround disadvantaged youth, including homelessness, pregnancy, drug and alcohol addiction, barriers to employment, etc.
Development of skills pertaining to organization and implementation of a program.
Growing knowledge of community activities.
The person hired for the job should be a responsible, stable, mature, adult, female, and must have a valid drivers’ license.
The person should also possess the ability to relate to, interact with, and motivate adolescents who are pregnant or who have new babies.
There should be the desire to become more skilled in these areas over the course of employment.
They should be able to be a role model to these adolescents who may be socially deprived and have low self esteem.
They should be aware of Aboriginal culture, respecting needs, beliefs, traditions, and values.
They should have a basic knowledge of and sensitivity to the
particular needs of the young women and their babies.
A flexible work week will vary between day, evening, and weekend work, as required, based on a 35-hour work week.
The successful applicant should be involved in University level studies in Social Work, Human Ecology, Recreation, Education, or similar fields of education.