Tyndale St-Georges Community Centre Employment Opportunities

Department: Early Childhood

Status: Part Time

Location: Montreal, Quebec

Description
  • Reporting to the Program Director, the Early Childhood Animator is to develop, implement and evaluate programs, activities and services for young children, from birth until school age (5 years), and their parents. The Early Childhood programs and services aim to stimulate children’s cognitive, social and motor development and support parents as the primary educators of their children. 

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    Assess needs of program participants; plan and implement parent and child playgroups to stimulate early childhood development and parent and child bonding; develop innovative approaches that empower program participants.

    Animate and participate in all Early Childhood Programs; lead children in activities by telling stories, teaching songs and animating games; lead workshops for parents; prepare program materials & serve snacks; arrange rooms & furniture for programs.

    Maintain open, friendly, and cooperative relationship with each child’s family and encourage their involvement in the program; develop positive interpersonal relationships with team members, volunteers, and partners. 

    Assist with program outreach and carry out administrative duties related to job tasks; evaluate the effectiveness of programs on an ongoing basis and use the results to improve programs; participate in special events and activities of the Centre.

    Qualifications:

    College or bachelor’s degree in relevant field. 

    First Aid/ CPR certification 

    Working with vulnerable persons background screening

    1 – 2 years experience in working with children (0 to 5 years) and families of diverse backgrounds.

    Strong knowledge of early childhood development and sensitivity to the needs of young children.

    Knowledge of the Little Burgundy Community; experience working in the community is desirable. 

    Well-organized with strong time-management skills.

    Must be a team-player; learning, working and communicating with other staff members is essential.

    Able to work in English or/and French; proficiency in other languages is an asset. 

    Competence with computers; strong knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher. 

    Job Conditions: 

    Wage determined on experience level. 

    Part time, 18 hours a week to start with possibility to increase.

    Flexible work week, will include some weekend hours

    3 month probationary period

     

    Please send your CV, letter of intent and three references by April 2nd, 2021 to:

    Leyla Suleiman, Early Childhood Program Director 

    Tyndale St-Georges Community Centre

    Email: leylasuleiman@tyndalestgeorges.com

     

Salary:

Department: General Admin

Status: Full Time

Location: Montreal, Quebec

Description
  • Summary of position 

    Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Family Support Worker provides support to the parents, youth, children, individuals and families and encourages member participation in relevant activities at Tyndale St-Georges and in the wider community. The Family Support Worker assesses and refers families in difficulty to other resources that can meet their needs, ensuring accompaniment and proper follow-up. The Family Support Worker represents the needs of individuals and families at Tyndale St-Georges, and works as part of a team in support of the wider mission of Tyndale St-Georges Community Centre. The Family Support Worker will also promote a conducive environment for team work.

    Tasks 

    Management 

    • Assesses the various social-emotional and psycho-educational needs (on an individual and department wide basis) within each Department in collaboration with the Director of the Department and the Executive Director  
    • Develop and maintain partnerships with schools, school boards, churches and related community organizations
    • Ensure relevant issues are communicated to individuals, parents and staff  and necessary follow up is completed 

     

    Administrative

    • Attend Department team meetings and department events

    • Ensure client files are maintained (consent, progress notes)

    • Write various program reports

    • Gather and organize program statistics

    • Evaluate programs on a continual basis

    • Promptly reconcile any bills, receipts and petty cash accounts

    • Work in collaboration with Directors with administrative duties associated all programs.(fee collection, notice distribution, advertising of events)

     

    Support Services

    • Develop workshops, information sessions/activities and special events for the youth, parents, families and individuals of the community. 

    • Formulation and implementation of TSG intervention plans

    • Ongoing counselling with individuals/families

    • Help individual’s access support of other TSG resources and other supportive agencies

    • Crisis Intervention

     

    Supervision

    • Supervise interns and volunteers during programming

     

    Support of Tyndale St-Georges

    • Promote Centre services through all program activities (publicity, recruitment, registrations, and orientations)

    • Participation in mandatory special events and other activities of Tyndale St-Georges

    • Attend relevant Centre wide meetings and events

     

    Skills and Abilities

    • French and English (written and oral)

    • Experience working with ethno-cultural communities

    • Establish and maintain positive interpersonal relationships

    • Time management/organization skills

    • Inductive/deductive reasoning and critical thinking

    • Active listening/comprehension

    • Computer literacy

    • Good communication skills

    • Knowledge of Quebec education system.

     

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor Degree in Social Work or relevant field of study

    • Preference given to those who are part of a professional order

    • Previous experience working with children and youth

    • Previous experience working with families

     

    Salary

    • Hourly Wage: $26-$30 (based on experience)

     

    Job conditions

    • Full time, 35 hours per week

    • Contract position

    • 3 month probation period

    Submission deadline: April 16th, 2021, 5:00pm

    Please send your CV and letter of intent to shaunajoyce@tyndalestgeorges.com

    Tyndale St-Georges is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to hiring a workforce inclusive of the diverse population it serves.

Salary: $26-$30