Summer Playgroup Coordinator
Position Start Date: June 24, 2019
Position End Date: August 29, 2019
Posting closes: June 10, 2019

Oaklands Community Association is looking for a Summer Playgroup Coordinator to facilitator our outdoor summer playgroup for ages 0-5. This is a 7 hour per week position for July and August. Hours worked will be Mondays and Thursdays (with the exception of statutory holidays) from 9 am-12:30 pm plus up to five hours per month of planning time.

Duties include:
 Create an environment that fosters early learning growth and development and facilitate the child care providers involvement in the activities of the playgroup.
 Model effective strategies that support early learning and care; allow and encourage child care providers to observe and practice these strategies.
 Clearly outline playgroup expectations to child care providers and follow through with ensuring compliance with expectations.
 Provide a safe, secure, friendly environment in which collaboration, communication, and learning are encouraged and supported for both children and their care providers.
 Maintain program tracking binder, supplies, and equipment.
 Set up playgroup as well as take down/clean up after playgroup.
A more complete job description is available upon application, if requested.

All applicants must have:
 3-5 years related experience working with young children and adults
 Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, collaborative, and communication skills, as well as ability to demonstrate cultural awareness and sensitivity, creativity, and act as a resource for child care providers in the areas of early learning and care.
 Demonstrated strong leadership and decision making skills; instill trust and confidence with others, coach/mentor appropriately, and facilitate a positive environment of learning.
 Class 5 driver’s license and transportation.
 Ability to lift 25 lbs or more
 Current First Aid and CPR certificate
 Signed authorization to conduct a criminal record check

Rate of Pay: $18-20 per hour

Apply to: Send cover letter and resume to:
Erin Henneberry
Program Coordinator
Oaklands Community Centre
1-2827 Belmont Avenue
Victoria, B.C. V8R 4B2
Phone: 250-370-9101 ext. 2