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Student Access Facilitator/Volunteer Trainer

Immigrant Services Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Req #113
Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Immigrant Services Calgary is a non for profit immigrant serving agency established in 1977. ISC's mission is to be a comprehensive settlement agency working together with immigrants and their families to make Canada home. ISC is looking for individuals who appreciate the valuable contributions immigrants make to Canada, and understand and share our values of  being passionate, accountable and ethical leaders in settlement services. We believe that people come first. We are committed to quality services for a diverse Canadian community.

Immigrant Services Calgary is looking for a part-time (22.5 hours a week) Student Access Facilitator/ Volunteer Trainer to provide assistance for students with their homework and organization. The Student Access Facilitator/Volunteer Trainer will be required to collaborate with the clients, the program coordinator and community partners to facilitate appropriate homework supports. Additionally, the Student Access Facilitator/Volunteer Trainer will be required to recruit, organize training and supervise volunteer tutors for the Homework Club. 


Start Date: September 3, 2019
 

Duties:
 

Program Planning and Delivery

• Supervise, interact and motivate program participants and volunteer tutors program
• Develop rapport with program participants and establish a fun learning environment
• Provide homework and learner support to program participants
• Take the lead in organizing, planning and implementing recreational and educational activities for program participants
• Ensure the safe supervision of program participants at all times
• Oversee the preparation and serving of nutritional snacks to program participants
• Maintain a clean and organized program space
• Conduct outreach and recruit volunteer tutors in Math, Science, Social Studies and Language Arts

Program Monitoring and Evaluation

• Monitor program expenses and purchases, submit receipts and expense forms as required
• Complete monthly reporting of program activities
• Administer/collect program evaluation and relevant data for reporting
• Keep daily attendance records of program participants
• Complete intake and registration forms for both children and parents
• Ensure that client files are accurate and up to date according to pre-school license regulations
• Data Entry and any administrative task as required

Outreach and Support

• Manage  conflict between program participants and/or volunteers/staff in an appropriate manner
• Conduct outreach and retention activities to ensure adequate program attendance and participation
• Liaise with parents, teachers, other ISC staff and partner organizations and needed around meeting community needs
• Participate in training sessions and staff meeting as required

Other Duties:

• Adhere to ISC Police and Procedure and ISC and Mosaic Centre Standards of Practice, especially those concerning confidentiality and ethics
• Attend weekly planning meetings with Homework Club Team, monthly meeting of Mosaic Centre staff and all staff meetings
• Document and report any disclosures of abuse to the Mosaic Centre Director
• Inform the Youth and Family Programs Coordinator of families at risk and assist in follow-up (i.e. referrals to counseling and community services)
• Ensure that the work plan is completed
• Other duties as assigned by the Youth and Family Programs Coordinator

Qualifications:
 

• Post-secondary in Child/Youth Studies, Education, Social Work or related educational field or a combination of related background and work experience
• Demonstrate the ability to work with people with learning needs in a professional, empathetic and respectful manner
• Strong organizational skills
• Understanding of and the ability to demonstrate the principles of confidentiality
• Past tutoring experience and asset
• Valid Class 5 Drivers License and reliable vehicle for work
• Cultural competency
• Police Clearance
• Second language is an asset

Thank you for your interest. Due to the high volume of applicants, only candidates short-listed will be contacted. No phone calls or visits please.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Immigrant Services Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada