This is an Urban Green Team summer position from May 1 – August 31, 2014.  Successful applicants will be responsible for the delivery of recreational drop-in programs for youth ages 6- 14.  The youth worker will work towards developing positive relationships with staff and program participants.


  • Must be a student between the ages of 15-29
  • Must pass criminal record and child abuse registry checks
  • Must be willing to work various shifts as assigned
  • Previous experience working with youth
  • Energetic and have good work ethic
  • Non Violent Crisis Intervention, Emergency First Aid, Level ‘C’ CPR, and class 5 driver’s license an asset

Duties include:

  • Assist, deliver and evaluate recreation and leisure programs that meet the needs of neighbourhood youth
  • Be a positive role model for area youth
  • Provide written reports such as incident reports and log of daily activities
  • Interact effectively with other agencies and services to ensure that the needs of residents are met appropriately
  • Ensure the safety and well being of the youth in the centre, who are attending centre-run programs as well as during outings
  • Work cooperatively and effectively as a team member with supervisors, fellow staff and volunteers
  • Attend staff meetings and training seminars as required
  • Perform cleaning duties as pertaining to the youth programs
  • Food/snack prep

These are entry-level positions and are quite coveted so act fast and send your resume in confidence to by noon April 16, 2014.

Please note, only those who we are considering will be contacted.  Thank you and good luck!