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Before & After School Program Assistant


Position Overview

The Before and After School volunteer will assist staff in providing care for school aged children (JK and SK to grade 5). As a volunteer of Links2Care, the volunteer will actively demonstrate Links2Care values and will promote and support the mission and vision of the agency.

Duties/Activities/Responsibilities:

  • Interacts professionally in accordance with Links2Care Code of Conduct and Human Rights Act.
  • Maintains complete confidentiality of client information in accordance with Links2Care confidentiality/privacy policy.
  • Maintains a safe and healthy work environment.
  • Interact and engage with children in activities that take place both inside and outside of the school (playground).
  • Provide support to the children and staff during snack time.
  • Participates in annual volunteer survey.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to interact and engage with children.
  • Ability to listen and communicate effectively.
  • Be friendly and courteous.
  • Ability to interact, listen and communicate clearly with others in a professional, courteous and pleasant manner.
  • Willingness to assist others in a non-judgmental manner with patience and understanding.

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience working with young children would be an asset.
  • Proof of up-to-date immunization records with fit for work letter from family doctor.
  • Completion of a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Check prior to start date and throughout volunteer duration as required by Links2Care. (if over the age of 18)

Boundaries and Limitations:

  • Not allowed to be left alone with Children. Supervisor must always be present.

Working Conditions:

  • Works in a school environment either in a classroom, gym or outside.
  • Stands for extended periods of time
  • Lift/carry items up to 20 lbs. (i.e. program supplies)

Orientation/Training and Benefits:

  • Orientation to agency programs and policies and ongoing support and training are provided.
  • Program specific information and training will be provided.
  • An opportunity to give back to the community and gain work experience.
  • Be a valued member of a team.
  • Accumulate community involvement hours for high school if applicable.

Links2Care reaffirms its policy and maintains a work environment free from discrimination, treating all employees with dignity and respect. All employees share in the responsibility and commitment to equal employment opportunity. Links2Care does not discriminate against any employee or applicant based on age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal and provincial laws, regulations, and ordinances. We adhere to these principles in all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training, compensation, promotion, social and recreational programs.

It is the policy of Links2Care to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified employees who have protected disabilities to the extent required by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances where a particular employee works. Links2Care is committed to providing accessible employment practices that comply with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview, or selection processes, please contact our Human Resources Department at 905-844-0252 ext. 130.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Contact us to learn more

905-844-0252 or 1-800-844-0252 or [email protected]

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