Jays Care Program Facilitator

Rogers Communications - Toronto, ON (il y a 30+ jours)

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Toronto Blue Jays - Jays Care Foundation - Program Facilitator (2)

Jays Care Foundation is looking for two energetic, passionate, and experienced youth baseball and/or recreation program leaders to work across the country; supporting implementation of a variety of Jays Care baseball leagues, clinics, trainings and tournaments. The Program Facilitator role will primarily focus on the implementation of Jays Care’s Indigenous Rookie League program as well as Jays Care’s programming in Youth Justice Centres across Canada. The Program Facilitator roles will also have ad-hoc opportunities to support other Jays Care programmatic events (i.e. RBI, Challenger Baseball, Girls at Bat).

Candidates should have experience leading recreational programs for a wide variety of children and youth in a range of contexts, some experience facilitating interactive workshops for youth and adults, as well as experience playing in organized sports leagues (baseball an asset). Candidates should also have a baseline familiarity of Indigenous culture as well as a basic understanding of the youth justice system in Canada.

The Program Facilitators will be primarily responsible for supporting the design and implementation of exceptional baseball for development programs across Canada. The Program Facilitators will frequently travel to a wide-range of communities to provide on-the-ground program support, lead a series of baseball for development clinics and facilitate celebration baseball tournaments. In addition, they will facilitate workshops for local coaches that aim to teach best practices for using sport to teach life-skills. The position is based in Toronto but requires considerable travel to Jays Care programs across Canada.

REPORTS TO: Manager, Community Programs & Outreach

CONTRACT DURATION: 4.5 Months (mid-April 2020 – September 2020)

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: Up to 80%

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RESPONSIBILITIES:
PLANNING AND FACILITATION OF BASEBALL FOR DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS, CLINICS AND TOURNAMENTS (% of Time: 70%)

Participate in onboarding and Jays Care training to enhance skills as mentors, trainers and coaches in baseball for development programming.
Support the design and delivery of a series of 1-3 day workshops for Indigenous Rookie League coaches
Plan and lead a series of 3-5 day baseball for development workshops in youth justice centres.
Plan and lead a series of dynamic in-school and community-based baseball for development clinics to promote the Indigenous Rookie League program.
Plan and lead a series of culminating large-scale baseball for development tournaments in a variety of communities across Canada.
Visit a series of Jays Care programs and partner agencies for up to 5 days at a time to support and enhance existing programming.
Provide ongoing remote support to Indigenous Rookie League local league coordinators across the country.

REVISE AND ENHANCE PROGRAM CURRICULUM & ASSESSMENT TOOLS: (% of Time: 20%)

Review existing program curriculum and manuals and offer creative insights to enhance the quality of each resource

Create innovative program resources such as manuals, flyers, posters and other tools that can be used to enhance programming.

MONITORING AND EVALUATION: (% of Time: 10%)

Work with the Jays Care staff to measure impact of programs using a variety of assessment tools
Complete weekly reports regarding each program and program visit
Help to identify Jays Care All-Stars (children, youth and coaches) across the country for unique celebration opportunities.

EDUCATION/TRAINING/CERTIFICATION:
Completion or progress towards a University Degree and/or College Diploma in disciplines surrounding Children and Youth, Recreation, Social Work, Sport and/or Community Programming, Sport Management, Community Development, Teaching, or a related field.

EXPERIENCE

Required (must have):
Extensive experience facilitating recreational programming for children
Experience facilitating training workshops for youth and adults
Experience coaching baseball or sport-specific activities
Experience in program planning, implementation and evaluation of outcome-based programs
Familiarity of current issues, challenges and opportunities in Indigenous communities in Canada
Familiarity of the youth justice system in Canada and the implications on incarcerated youth
Growth mindset and an eagerness to learn and develop; both personally and professionally
Excellent communication abilities. Strong writing skills, excellent command of the English language
Highly organized with the ability to multi-task, a strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills
Team Player. Ability to see the big picture goals of the organization and contribute on day-to-day tasks
Willingness to work long hours and outside of regular 9-5 schedule
Willingness to travel on and off for up to 2 weeks at a time

Desired (asset):
Experience working in Indigenous communities
Experience working with youth in the justice system
Experience working with children living at or below the poverty line
Experience managing, mentoring and coaching adults
Sport coaching certifications

IT KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS REQUIRED:
Required (must have):
Knowledge of Microsoft programs.
Able to navigate internet and email use

COMPETENCIES / PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:
Superior written and oral communication skills
Strong planning and coordination skills.
Strong attention to details when planning
Growth mindset
Highly organized
Highly motivated and committed to program success
Good team work ethic, and also capable of working independently
Accurate and timely reporting
Decision making skills
Able to work under pressure
Interested in being part of community development.
Excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to work well with all levels of internal management and staff, as well as external partners and prospective partners

Schedule: Full time
Shift: No Selection
Length of Contract: 5 Months
Work Location: 1 Blue Jays Way (210), Toronto, ON
Travel Requirements: Up to 75%
Posting Category/Function: No Selection & No Selection
Requisition ID: 171942

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