Girls Talk Group Facilitator - Youth Aiding Youth

(ROCK, Burlington - Pearl St - Head Office)

Position ID: V-HVC0042 Last Full Update: 20 Nov 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactRania Ibrahim, Youth Aiding Youth Program Facilitator, ROCK - Reach Out Centre For Kids; Phone: 905 333-5548; Email:
DutiesLooking for a mature, responsible, and female-identifying individual who has previous experience working with children, should be working in or working towards a career in social work, education, mental health services, etc.  
Will co-facilitate a social skills group for girls between the ages of 6-12  
Must be willing to follow the program binder, facilitate group discussions, games, and activities 
Program offered in Acton and Oakville twice throughout the school year (Oct-Dec; Feb-Apr) 
Should be able to manage behaviours and use quick problem solving 
Should be outgoing, possess leadership skills, and work well on a team  
Commitment: 2-2.5hrs once a week for 10 weeks  
Must attend an interview and provide a police check and references 
Must attend training upon hire
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BenefitsGain experience working with children in a mental health setting.  
Gain experience working with children in a group setting.  
Gain leadership and teamwork skills.  
Gain group facilitation skills.
ClientsYouth Aiding Youth (YAY) is a targeted prevention program for children between the ages of 6-12 who are "at-risk" of developing a mental health issue in the future. YAY offers free social skills groups for kids who need help developing their confidence, self-esteem, and social skills with their peers.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Post-secondary students
Areas of InterestArts & Crafts ; Child & Family Services ; Education Support (Elementary / Secondary) ; Education Support (Tutoring / Instruction) ; Games ; Group / Family Volunteering ; Life Skills Support ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Program Coordination / Support ; Recreation & Sports ; Social Interaction ; Support Group Facilitation ; Youth & Activity Camp Support ; Youth Engagement ; Youth Services
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Public Speaking ; Team Work ; Working with Children
Commitment LengthShort Term - 10 weeks minimum
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Minimum Hours2 / Week
Dates and TimesTuesday: Afternoon (3:00 - 5:00pm) 
Wednesday: Evening (5:30 to 8:00 pm) 
Tuesday - Acton 
Wednesday - Oakville
SeasonsSpring ; Fall ; Winter ; 10-week sessions throughout the school year.
LocationActon - Our Kids Network Hub, 69 Acton Blvd; Oakville - ROCK Oakville Office, 504 Iroquois Shore Rd.
Number of PositionsActon: 2 individual(s) ; Oakville: 2 individual(s)
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job
TransportationNear public transit ; Car required ; Acton is not accessible by bus.
Cost$25.00 for police records check
Police CheckRequired
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Organization NameROCK, Burlington - Pearl St - Head Office
Office PhoneIntake for all locations 905-634-2347 ext 1439; 
Burlington 905-634-2347
Address & Map
471 Pearl St
Burlington, ON L7R 4M4
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