EMPLOYMENT

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We do not have any employment opportunities open at the moment.

Below are our current employment opportunities:

  • KSAP Program Staff – Full Time

Below are our current employment opportunities:

Project and Administrative Associate - Part Time/Contract

The Project and Administrative Associate will work directly on site, and will provide administrative support to our Program Team. This position is funded within the Canada Summer Jobs Grant.
 

Tasks & Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for certain project administration, and providing administrative support to the various program areas depending on need.
  • Provide logistical support for programs; attend meetings and phone calls with the responsibility for documenting minutes and follow-up/action items 
  • File, maintain and store documents.
  • Assist with and independently perform project management.
  • Help with the collection of data, impact stories and videos. 
  • Collaborate on brainstorming ideas, take initiative, and see internal projects through to implementation.

All Kerr Street Mission team members work collaboratively to:

  • Promote and build awareness of Kerr Street Mission and its programs.
  • Ensure the highest quality program for our community: set outcomes, maintain compliance and quality.
  • Actively participate in developing, evaluating, and monitoring programs.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of all our clients, and their information.
  • Operate within the culture, philosophy and values of Kerr Street Mission.

The following positions are being offered as part of the Canada Summer Jobs program. To be eligible, individuals must:

  • Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;
  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act2; and,
  • Be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

If you would like to apply, please email your cover letter and resume to alisa@kerrstreet.com.

Education Program Coordinator - Part Time/Contract

The Education Program Coordinator will work directly on site, alongside our Youth Program Coordinator, to help support students who have opted for the virtual learning model within their schools. This position is funded within the Canada Summer Jobs Grant.
 

Tasks & Responsibilities: 

  • Liaise with local elementary and secondary schools to determine the needs of those students who have opted to do virtual learning and would benefit from some additional support.
  • Liaise with the families that are a part of the Kerr Street Mission clientele to determine how they would be able to support their child’s learning.
  • Be an onsite facilitator/supervisor for elementary and secondary school aged children and youth going through the virtual model of teaching providing them with extra supports as required for success; facilitate a virtual learning environment by providing additional support as required/requested.
  • Introduce new approaches to learning.

All Kerr Street Mission team members work collaboratively to:

  • Promote and build awareness of Kerr Street Mission and its programs.
  • Ensure the highest quality program for our community: set outcomes, maintain compliance and quality.
  • Actively participate in developing, evaluating, and monitoring programs.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of all our clients, and their information.
  • Operate within the culture, philosophy and values of Kerr Street Mission.

The following positions are being offered as part of the Canada Summer Jobs program. To be eligible, individuals must:

  • Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;
  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act2; and,
  • Be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

If you would like to apply, please email your cover letter and resume to alisa@kerrstreet.com.

KSAP Program Staff - Full Time

Working under the supervision of the After-SchoolProgram Supervisor, the Program support will instruct and participate in a variety of activities aimed at engaging students in fun, recreational and life-long learning objectives. The role of the Program Staff will be to facilitate various activities that promote physical movement, cognitive thinking, creativity and encourage positive personal development and wellness. The importance of establishing a positive and trusting relationship is essential to the better engagement and support of elementary and primary school aged children and their families in our community.The chosen individual will supervise children attending the program and promote safety and respect amongst all participants, while responding to the individual needs of children to establish a stable and consistent relationship with each child and their families/caregivers. They will ensure a friendly and supportive atmosphere is maintained by developing appropriate strategies to support children in managing their behaviour.

Key Responsibilities 

Programming:

Create weekly programming that:

  • Is open ended and inspired by children’s interests.
  • Focuses on various developmental areas.
  • Is adaptable and age appropriate (JK-Grade 5).
  • Has program elements/centers seen in program on a daily basis and/ or throughout the week include: art, construction, literacy, gym, dramatic play, science/ technology, math, music, etc.
  • The weekly program plan template will be posted each week for families.In addition to creating weekly program plans, staff is responsible for completing 3+ reflections that provide a full description of an activity that was completed in program with a follow-up reflection.
  • Purchasing supplies for the program based on activities and supplies needed for the week, staff will be responsible for handling petty cash that can be used to purchase materials needed for program.

Program Set-Up:

Staff will be required to set up program each day in the main dining hall area. This includes:

  • Setting up tables and chairs.
  • Bring out program components and materials required under licensing standards.
  • Set up of program space should be comfortable for easy flow of activities and interactions.
  • Programming must also be rich enough to engage children, to promote opportunity for creativity, while providing a comfortable, safe space daily.
  • Program materials will be taken down and put away into the Children’s Room at the end of each day.

Engagement with Children and Families:

  • Staff members will pick up children from Oakwood Public School each day.
  • Staff will engage with children throughout program, teaching, playing, and communicating.
  • Staff is required to attending monthly “Family Dinners”-the first Friday of every month.
  • Staff will encourage development and seek out teachable moments with the children.
  • Staff will engage in conversations with families, relaying information about the day/ program, as well as be intentional to build trusting relationships with families.

Qualifications:

  • Qualified applicants will be graduates of the two-year community college Early Childhood Education diploma from a recognized educational institution.
  • Must be registered ECE member in good standing with the Ontario College of Early Childhood Educators.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in child development, planning, documenting and implementing age appropriate programs, with a focus on play based learning in early years of educational setting.
  • Ability to communicate with children, parents, staff and community partners.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as well as independently.
  • Excellent problem solving, analytical, and communication skills.
  • Be able to think outside of the box, gearing away from teacher led activities, and towards child led activities.
  • Good time management.

If you would like to apply, please email your cover letter and resume to alisa@kerrstreet.com.

Kerr Street Mission is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. We offer an environment that will support you in reaching your potential. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in their cover letter when they apply.