_All things Volunteer Airdrie - Volunteer Airdrie: Secondary Grade 7 to Grade 12 Program facilitator
Volunteer Airdrie Society invites applications for the following volunteer position(s)
Secondary Grade 7 to Grade 12 Program facilitator
Location: Airdrie, AB. and/or Rocky View County AB.
Regular/Temporary: Part time volunteer opportunity, depending on availability.
(Successful applicants must be able to attend LEAD the one day facilitator training)
Purpose and Accountability:
The purpose of the Facilitator is to instruct youth during one or more module subjects at an elementary, junior high, or senior high level. The Facilitator instructs in a manner that fosters learning through interactive activities in a safe and nurturing environment while adhering to Volunteer Airdrie Society Professional Code of Conduct and Working Relationship Commitment.
The Teacher is accountable for:
• Competently providing instruction to youth of programs that are; prescribed, approved or authorized based on a pre-determined curriculum provided by Volunteer Airdrie Society.
• Promoting goals and standards applicable to the provision of Volunteer Airdrie Society.
• Encouraging and fostering learning in youth;
• Regularly evaluating youth and periodically reporting the results of the evaluation to the youth, the youth's parents and the Volunteer Airdrie Society Board of Directors;
• Maintaining, under the direction of Volunteer Airdrie Board of Directors, order and discipline among the youth while they are in the program, or on the grounds of which the program is held, and while they are attending or participating in activities sponsored or approved by Volunteer Airdrie Society Board of Directors; and
• Carrying out duties that are assigned to the facilitator by Volunteer Airdrie Board of Directors, subject to the facilitator’s contract and collective agreement.
Education and Experience:
• Relevant experience and/or education and in respect to working with youth.
• Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and lesson design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of student learning
• Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation
• Knowledge and awareness of group behavior and dynamics, societal trends and influences, human migrations, ethnicity, and cultures
• Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
- Training in WHMIS and First Aide.
Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:
• Confidence, skill, knowledge and understanding of differentiated instruction, student engagement, and assessment practices
• Strong work ethic
• Ability to relate well with students, staff and parents
• An ethic of service to students, colleagues, and community
• Strong interpersonal skills combined with the ability to create positive relationships and establish rapport
• Trustworthiness and integrity
• Ability to articulate a coherent understanding of educational aims
• Commitment to fostering collaborative working relationships
• Ability to manage professional learning time and be a self-starter
• Commitment to personal lifelong learning
• Commitment to the lifelong quest for self-understanding
• Commitment to strengthening communication skills.
Conditions of Employment:
In order to ensure and maintain a safe and secure working and learning environment, applicants must complete and pass a police security and child welfare clearance before securing the position.
Interested applicants may apply via email to: