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The Organization strives to create opportunities for access and full participation of members of the African community in all aspects of society including economic, social, cultural and educational endeavors and contribute to the holistic development and wellness of the African individual, family and community. Essentially, our motto is prosperity through hard work and cooperation.



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Africa Centre Youth Empowerment Group Website


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                                                  Africa Centre Summer Camp Program Staff

 

 

 

Council for Advancement of Africa Canadians in Alberta (CAAC), operating as Africa Centre, has offered a children’s summer camp over the past 8 summers. It provides opportunities for African children to participate in a culturally relevant camp that offers academic, recreational, artistic and cultural activities.

The Africa Centre is seeking young adults interested in the following position(s):

Summer Camp Program Staff

 

Position(s) Available:       Eight (8)

Status:                                 Temporary Full-time Summer Student Position (mid-June to mid-August)

                                            8-10 weeks, 37.5 hours/week

Salary Range:                    $15/hour
  

The key responsibilities of this position will include activity planning and daily camp activity:

  • Take a lead role in planning activities that enhance resilience, relationship-building and leadership skills
  • Participate in delivery of all programming and complete documentation/reporting as required
  • Supervise all activities to ensure participant safety including during snacks and meals
  • Help to maintain housekeeping standards by ensuring all program facilities are left clean prior to the commencement of the camp and after each activity and each meal

 

The successful candidate will have previous experience with children and youth, ages 4-16 years & the:

  • Enthusiasm and ability to work with youth from a variety of backgrounds in a group setting
  • Knowledge of children’s activities and community resources in the area of academics, art and culture, health and nutrition, service and leadership, and physical activity and recreation 
  • Communicates clearly in English, both orally and in writing (to support academic tutoring)
  • Knowledge of French and/or other African languages is an asset
  • Ability to manage time effectively and be results oriented
  • Capable of performing independently as well as in a team environment
  • Available to work 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM Monday thru Friday daily during employment period
  • A clear Security Clearance Check and Child & Youth Intervention Check are conditions of hire

 

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Candidates must be a full-time post-secondary student during the 2015-16 academic year and registered to return to post-secondary on a full-time basis for the 2016-17 academic year
  • Candidates are required to be Canadian citizens, or, Permanent Residents, or, A person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (non-Canadian students holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not eligible)
  • Candidates will be less than 30 years old at the start of employment

Please forward your resume by May 16, 2016 to careers@africacentre.ca
 

No phone calls please. All applicants are thanked for their
 interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

 

 

REGISTRATION ON SATURDAY MAY 14TH 3PM-5PM

for

Africa Centre Out of School Time Summer Camp (6 years old +)

Early Childhood Summer Camp (4-5 years old)