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Job Details: Youth Leader

Job Details
Open Date Jul 29 2022 - 04:00:00 PM Close Date Aug 12 2022 - 04:00:00 PM
Position Title Youth Leader Posting Type All
Posting Status Active Position Length Student
Department Group Hours per Week Up to 20 hours/week
Department Recreation & Business Services Openings 2
Education High School Company Town of Tillsonburg
Location Tillsonburg Community Centre Competition HR.49.22
Salary Range $15.00/hr
Union Position No


Summary of Position

The Youth Leader is responsible for the planning and delivery of safe, well balanced, stimulating programming for children aged 4 – 12 years olds.  This position is responsible for the effective supervision of all participants while enabling them to develop skills, make friends, socialize,  build self-esteem and have FUN!



  • Facilitates youth activities and helps ensure programming is inclusive and adapted to every child's needs.
  • Closely monitors participants' conduct and provides ongoing supervision.
  • Motivate and encourage each child to participate during all activities.
  • Keeps attendance records and promptly reports any absences.
  • Prioritizes and ensures child well-being, safety, and protection.  Evaluates situations of potential risk proactively taking mitigating actions to address such risks.
  • Organizes and assists with set-up and clean up of all activities.
  • Develops and writes  lesson plans and adapts plans as required.
  • Prepare and implement assigned activities with the use of  Planning sheets.
  • Attend all schedule staff meetings and training sessions.
  • Follows all Town policies and procedures.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


  • High School Student– minimum of 16 years of age
  • Standard First Aid with CPR Level C or the ability to obtain it
  • HIGH FIVE training in the Principles of Healthy Child Development; Principles in Action; Healthy Mind, Healthy Child or the ability to obtain it.
  • Experience working with children.
  • Skills in faciliting activities including crafts, sports, music and/or games.
  • Ability to facilitate and adapt program plans and activities on a daily basis.
  • Excellent customer service and time management skills.
  • Hard working, motivated and reliable - with the ability to attend work regularly and punctually .
  • Ability to work in a team environment and accept and follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to deal with the public courteously and effectively.
  • Ability to attend all orientation and training sessions.
  • Availability to work after school and on weekends.


The Town of Tillsonburg is an equal opportunity employer and all information collected will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the purpose of job selection.


The Town of Tillsonburg is committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities.  Accommodations are available for all stages of the recruitment process.  If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise the Town if you require accommodation.


The successful candidate will be required to submit proof of full vaccination in accordance with the Town’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. Accommodation requests for new hires that are unable to get vaccinated against COVID-19 for reasons protected under the Ontario Human Rights Code, must be made in writing to the Human Resources department.