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Jays Care RBI Summer Edition Activity Leader

Rogers Communications

Rogers Communications

Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Thursday, December 21, 2023

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Jays Care RBI Summer Edition Activity Leader

Jays Care Foundation | Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club

Jays Care is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age.

ABOUT US:

Jays Care Foundation, the charitable arm of the Toronto Blue Jays, uses the power of baseball to create positive social change in communities across Canada. We are currently looking for passionate and dedicated staff to deliver our RBI programs in Toronto.

Our RBI programs (https://www.mlb.com/bluejays/community/jays-care/rbi) include:

RBI Spring (April to June) – an inclusive baseball/softball program implemented in partnership with schools to remove any barriers that students may face getting into the game. Beginning in April, the program runs afterschool for 10 weeks for students in grades 4-8 to participate in weekly practices and organized games.

RBI Summer Edition (July to August) – an initiative that offers daily programming in July and August for over 2800 youth attending Toronto District School Board (TDSB) Elementary Summer School.

Successful Summer Edition applicants will have experience leading recreational programs and working with children. The role begins in June with a robust onboarding and training schedule, days and time TBD.

*Please note: There is no overlap between RBI Spring and RBI Summer Edition; if interested, candidates are encouraged to apply for positions within both programs. Based on performance, successful RBI Spring staff will have the opportunity and be encouraged to continue working for RBI Summer Edition.

All interested applicants should be aware that this is an in-person role, employed by Jays Care with a seasonal fixed-term contract. Camp staff are expected to be present at their designated job site each day of their summer contract, as well as attend all mandatory staff training.

Are you excited about leading great programming for kids? Do you want some spectacular leadership experience? Do you want to have a summer that changes your life? If yes, join our RBI Summer Edition team as an Activity Leader.

We are looking to fill close over 100 positions across Toronto. We are looking for experienced facilitators in the following areas:

  • Creativity and Curiosity: Responsible for leading arts and crafts, science experiments and fun minute-to-win-it style challenges.
  • Teams and Dreams: Responsible for leading team-building games and challenges, leadership programming and fun theme-inspired activities.
  • Movement and Improvement: Responsible for leading sport and play based group games.

POSITION TITLE: JAYS CARE RBI SUMMER EDITION ACTIVITY LEADERS

REPORTS TO: Jays Care RBI Summer Edition Program Director

DURATION: June 24th, 2024 – August 14th, 2024.

PAY: $19/hour

WORK HOURS: 35 hours per week

WORK LOCATIONS: Assigned to one of 14 schools within the TDSB (Toronto District School Board) (applicant will have opportunity to indicate location preference).

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications will be accepted until Sunday, March 24 at 11:59 pm. Applications will be processed and reviewed as they are received. Successful applicants will receive invites to interview no sooner than January 17th

THE MISSION: Engage and lead youth (ages 6-13) in creative, fun, and dynamic baseball instruction activities during our Jays Care RBI Summer Edition program.

THE ROLE

  • Serve as an activity leader for approximately 30 participants per activity session, helping to lead and facilitate programming for the entire site of up to 200 youth
  • Lead and delegate duties to staff members who will assist with activity programming
  • Design, lead, and participate in fun daily activity instruction while also providing leadership, problem solving strategies and life-skills to all
  • Assist with planning and implementation of end of week special events
  • Assess, order and prep supplies/equipment needed for programming
  • Serve as a role model to children and staff members, exemplifying leadership, problem solving and conflict resolution, creating a warm, safe, and welcoming presence in all encounters with staff, youth, and caring adults
  • Participate in a dynamic training to provide you with all the tools needed to stay motivated and succeed in the mission
  • Ensuring that effective safety protocols are followed, including physical, emotional, and site safety measures
  • Address any behaviour concerns at once using Jays Care RBI Summer Edition behaviour management protocols and guidelines

THE APPLICANT

  • Prior experience working with kids in a camp setting
  • Mature and capable of working independently
  • Dynamic leader who can engage with staff
  • Ability to respond to new and changing situations
  • Safe, inclusive, and thoughtful
  • Open-minded and ready to learn
  • Works well in small and large teams
  • Can ensure the safe organization of an indoor programming space
  • Have completed Grade 12 or higher by start of the program

THE ORGANIZATION:

About Jays Care Foundation:

  • We boast a warm, inclusive, and supportive team culture
  • We offer a wide variety of opportunities to develop your leadership potential and grow your resume with new skills and experiences
  • You will have opportunities to win monetary scholarships for college/university and staff recognition awards/prizes (with great Blue Jays swag!)
  • Work alongside friendly and inspiring young leaders from your community and beyond

To learn more, visit jayscare.com.


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Successful candidates will be required to complete a background check as part of the hiring process.

Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: 3 Months
Work Location: 1 Blue Jays Way (210), Toronto, ON
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Project Management & Coordination
Requisition ID: 296894

Posting Notes: Rogers Sports & Media