Healthy Kids After School Program Leader

(South East Grey Community Health Centre, Markdale)

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Position ID: V-CWD0287 Last Modified: 10 Mar 2019 Last Full Update: 06 Jan 2017
Opportunity Details
CommentsWe are looking for leaders to assist SEGCHC staff with facilitating After School Programs at various elementary schools with the Township of Chatsworth, Municipality of Grey Highlands and Township of Southgate. This position would include assisting staff to run a high quality, fun after school program which provides children a healthy snack, physical activity, and peer support for healthy active living. Programs run throughout the school year, with opportunity to extend through the summer.
ContactJacky Herbert, Volunteer Coordinator, South East Grey Community Health Centre; Phone: 519-986-2222 ext 6384; Email:
Duties- Assisting staff with running physical activities 
- Assisting staff with preparing and offering healthy snacks 
- Ensure that program space and activities are safe and fun for all 
- Ensure all participants are involved and assist building friendships between youth 
- Address any participants questions and refer to SEGCHC staff, as required 
- Assisting staff with promotion, set up and clean up where necessary  
- Liaise with SEGCHC staff on program concerns/challenges/suggestions, as required
Benefits You will get a chance to have a positive impact on young people’s lives 
 You will have the opportunity to develop teamwork and leadership skills in a supportive environment 
 Training, orientation and on-going support are provided 
 You will find out about the services provided by the SEGCHC and other community agencies
ClientsChildren/Youth in grades 4-8
Ages14 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAnyone
Areas of InterestCommunity / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Physical Fitness & Exercise ; Recreation & Sports ; Student Placement ; Youth & Activity Camp Support ; Youth Engagement ; Youth Services
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Working with Children ; Must have excellent people skills & be comfortable working with youth in grades 4-8, Experience working with children & youth in regards to healthy active living is an asset
Commitment LengthShort Term (3 months or less) ; A commitment for length of the program is preferred, approx. 8 weeks at a time.
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group ; Large Group
Dates and TimesMonday: Afternoon 
Tuesday: Afternoon 
Wednesday: Afternoon 
Thursday: Afternoon 
Friday: Afternoon 
Specific days are unknown, however volunteer are asked to commit to 1 day of the week (based on program location they choose) and the program will run immediately following the school day (approx. 3:15-4:30)
SeasonsSpring ; Fall ; Winter ; During the school year, with possibility of expanding into the summer months
LocationVarious elementary schools in Holland Centre, Markdale, Dundalk
Number of PositionsChatsworth ; Grey County ; Grey Highlands 
6 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on-going ; First Aid & CPR training may also be required (please discuss with staff, costs may be covered by program)
TransportationVolunteer is responsible for own transportation to program
Police CheckRequired
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Start DateOn or after 21 Mar 2016
Agency Details
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Organization NameSouth East Grey Community Health Centre, Markdale
Office Phone519-986-2222
Toll Free Phone1-855-519-2220
Address & Map
55 Victoria Ave
Markdale, ON N0C 1H0
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Mailing AddressPO Box 360 
55 Victoria Ave 
Markdale, ON N0C 1H0