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About the Position
Position: 2154 - Program Assistant
Organization: ActiveChefs
Position Address: Public & Catholic Schools and other Community Locations
Location: Mississauga, Brampton
Accessibility: Unknown
Ideal for: Individual, Group, Co-Op Placements, Newcomers, Older Adults
Description
You will assist ActiveChefs Staff and Instructors with programs and activities (during-school and after-school) for elementary school children (ages 5 - 12 years) in Peel and Halton Regions (Mississauga, Brampton, Oakville, Burlington, Milton, Halton Hills, Acton, and Georgetown).

PLEASE APPLY AT THE EARLIEST OPPORTUNITY, as the school year has just begun. Thank you!

Goal
ActiveChefs is a not-for-profit charitable organization (Canadian registered charity) dedicated to promoting health and well-being of children. Volunteers who donate their time, effort, and expertise are the foundation and immensely valuable assets of our charitable organization.

We seek energetic, dedicated volunteers to support ActiveChefs' after-school youth programs/activities in the western GTA. IF you have a passion for enhancing learning and socialization among young children during their vital formative years, this volunteering opportunity is yours for the asking!

Benefits
> At ActiveChefs, we offer supportive & exciting opportunities for volunteers, and we appreciate their incredible contributions in helping us make a difference in the lives of children and in our community!
> Applicants will be considered for Volunteer Engagement at the ActiveChefs programs in schools and community locations across Peel and Halton Regions
> Those interested in exploring or pursuing a career associated with early childhood education are encouraged to seriously consider this relevant opportunity
> Excellent opportunity to 'network' with volunteers and stakeholders in elementary public/separate school education
> Enjoy the fun and satisfaction of seeing children grow and prosper under ActiveChefs' programs!
> Transportation provided (where possible)
> Secondary school students have the opportunity to earn hours towards their '40 hours' community service graduation requirement

Position Qualifications
Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Working with Children ; Self-Starter ; Enthusiastic ; Working with kids from diverse backgrounds ; Energetic ; Committed ; Punctual ; Ability to perform associated physical tasks ; Ability to travel to program/class location ; Transportation Provided (where possible)
Min Age: 16    Police Check: Yes

Time Commitment
Duration:Any Duration
Start Date:2019-09-23
Monday Morning, Monday Afternoon, Tuesday Morning, Tuesday Afternoon, Wednesday Morning, Wednesday Afternoon, Thursday Morning, Thursday Afternoon, Friday Morning, Friday Afternoon
We ask for a MINIMUM COMMITMENT: 3 hours per week / FLEXIBLE days and times, to be mutually arranged
Programs involve volunteering year round, mostly after-class on school days


Training
Orientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job ; Training ongoing

Area(s) of Interest: Culture & Heritage, Education & Learning, Sports & Recreation, Youth Programs, Event Planning, Food Services, Holiday & Festive, Life Skills & Accessibility, Marketing/Promotion, Parent & Child Support, Program Coordination, Youth Mentorship
How to Contact
: Send an Email Message
Social Media
: http://www.ActiveChefs.ca
: https://www.facebook.com/ActiveChefs
: https://twitter.com/ActiveChefs
: https://ca.linkedin.com/company/activechefs-
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