Boys ROCK Group Facilitator - Youth Aiding Youth

(ROCK, Burlington - Pearl St - Head Office)

Position ID: V-HVC0082 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: raniai@rockonline.ca
DutiesLooking for a mature and responsible 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 boys between the ages of 6-12  
Must be willing to follow the program binder, facilitate group discussions, games and activities 
Program offered in Milton, Oakville and Burlington 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, provide a current police check and references 
Must attend training upon placement
More Info Linkwww.youthaidingyouth-rock.com/yay-volunteer-opportunities.html
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) ; Games ; Group / Family Volunteering ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Recreation & Sports ; Social Interaction ; Support Group Facilitation ; Youth & Activity Camp Support ; Youth Engagement ; Youth Services
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; 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 Hours2.5 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Evening (5:30 to 8:00 pm) 
Tuesday: Evening (5:30 to 8:00 pm) 
Wednesday: Evening (5:30 to 8:00 pm) 
 
Monday - Burlington 
Tuesday - Milton 
Wednesday - Oakville
SeasonsSpring ; Fall ; Winter
AccessibilityNot Accessible
LocationIroquois Shore, Oakville
Number of PositionsBurlington: 2 individual(s) ; Milton: 2 individual(s) ; Oakville: 2 individual(s)
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job ; Must attend a mandatory training session prior to groups starting.
TransportationNear public transit ; Car required
Cost$25.00 for Police Records Check
Police CheckRequired
Agency Details
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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
Fax905-681-7477
Websiterockonline.ca
Address & Map
471 Pearl St
Burlington, ON L7R 4M4
 
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