No Socks for Ivan Programming Volunteer

(Burlington. Parks and Recreation, No Socks for Ivan Youth Drop-In Programs)

Position ID: V-HVC0412 Last Full Update: 20 Nov 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactSharon Hutchinson, Recreation Programmer, City of Burlington; Phone: 905-335-7720 ext 6439; Email:
DutiesThe responsibilities of a No Socks for Ivan Program volunteer include: 
- Helping to brainstorm and plan weekly activities, the sky is the limit! 
- Help us promote the activities via social media or by handing out flyers 
- Volunteers are also expected to attend program and help execute the planned activities 
- Volunteers also support with the set up and take down of activities 
- Volunteers must be comfortable enough to help implement the programming they plan 
- Volunteers are required to interact with the Youth during program hours  
- Volunteers are required to communicate safety instructions to youth and communicate any inappropriate behaviours witnessed to staff team
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BenefitsCollege or university student or Child and Youth workers with an interest in youth work.
ClientsNo Socks for Ivan is a free program for Youth and Teens between the ages of 12 and 19. It runs out of various community centres in Burlington.
Ages18 year(s) - 50 year(s)
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Post-secondary students ; Newcomers / English as a second language
Areas of InterestEvent Coordination & Support ; Marketing & Promotions ; Program Coordination / Support ; Youth Services
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Marketing & PR ; Planning & Organizing ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Working with Children ; - Past experience working with a team  
- Past work/volunteer experience  
- Good communication, time management and conflict resolution skills
Commitment LengthShort Term ; minimum 6 weeks (1 day per week minimum)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Dates and TimesNo Socks for Ivan is offered at: 
- Aldershot Pool, Mondays and Thursdays, 1030am-1:00pm 
- Haber Community Centre, Monday to Thursday, 3- 5:30pm 
- Aldershot Arena, Tuesday, 7-9pm 
- Mountainside Recreation Centre, Friday, 7 to 10pm 
- Tansley Woods Community Centre, Friday, 7 to 10pm
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationBurlington: Haber CC; Aldershot Arena/Pool; Mountainside Rec Centre, Tansley Woods CC
Number of PositionsBurlington: 20 individual(s) 
20 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; No Socks for Ivan Program Volunteer is required to complete a training session with the Recreation Coordinator as well as a facility orientation. Clear Police Check with Vulnerable Sector's Screening required for the position.
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckNot Required
Start DateOn or after 06 Jan 2020
Agency Details
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Organization NameBurlington. Parks and Recreation, No Socks for Ivan Youth Drop-In Programs
Office PhoneToll free 1-877-213-3609
Address & Map
Burlington, ON
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Mailing AddressPO Box 5013 
Burlington City Hall 
426 Brant St 
Burlington, ON L7R 3Z6