Family Programming Support

Role: Family Programming Support

Purpose: Assisting the Settlement Team to deliver workshops and programs designed specifically for immigrant families with children of all ages.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with set up, take down and clean up of event space
  • Welcome families; ensure children are signed in and out accordingly, and have name tags
  • Engage children of different age groups and culture backgrounds in activities and games
  • Provide support and supervision to children while parents participate in sessions
  • Help children with crafts, prepare snacks, provide one-on-one attention, lead reading circle, etc
  • Guide and redirect children in situations of conflict

Competencies:

  • Awareness and ability to respond to the needs/safety of children during various activities
  • Experience working with immigrant population
  • Highly responsible, organized, reliable and culturally sensitive
  • Experience working as part of a team
  • Takes direction well

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience working with children
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills