Eco Program Coordinator- Toronto/East York (Toronto, ON, CA)
City : Toronto
Category : General Interest
Industry : Government
Employer : City of Toronto
Important: Do not apply to this job opportunity if you are a returning City of Toronto employee, instead please complete an online scheduling form.
The Community Recreation Branch is responsible for the delivery of high-quality, community-based recreation programs and services to the diverse neighbourhoods of Toronto. We provide a variety of programs that promote the social and physical development for people of all ages, with an emphasis on children and youth. The Community Recreation Branch strives to ensure Toronto residents have positive recreational experiences that enhance quality of life and contribute to lifelong active living.
|Job Category:||General Interest|
|Job Type:||Temporary, Part-time|
|Number of Positions:||TBD|
|Division:||Parks, Forestry & Recreation|
|Section:||PFR CR Community Recreation|
|Posting End Date:||07/15/2023|
- Administers and oversees the delivery of Children’s Garden & Exploring Toronto Programs and Eco Camps.
- Assists in planning, delivery and evaluation of events, drop-in programs and workshops.
- Assists in the preparation and delivery of staff training in environmental programming (i.e. local ecology, organic gardening, children’s environmental programming and recreational policies & procedures).
- Coordinates garden site preparation, planting, development, harvest and maintenance.
- Assists and supports satellite garden and program sites City-wide.
- Coordinates, administers and supports staff.
- Performs administrative tasks to support the program.
- Coordinates program volunteers, contacts, partnerships, sponsorships and program documentation.
- Interacts with parents, schools, community agencies, City staff and the public to provide program information.
- Assists with budget recording and reporting.
- Coordinates CLASS and Fun Guide submissions.
- Provides promotional materials, reports and supplies.
- Assists with development, preparation and submission of proposals.
- Coordinates research, planning, preparation and delivery of new or special projects.
- Attends and participates in meetings and training sessions.
- Travels from site to site.
- Ensures staff follow the principles of Healthy Child Development (HIGH FIVE®) in the planning and delivery of programs.
- Experience in developing, coordinating and supervising children’s recreational and or outdoor environmental programming, including camps.
- Administrative and organizational experience and knowledge of budget and accounting procedures.
- Experience coordinating staff and/or volunteers
- Proficiency in use of current office technology and other computer applications relevant to the position. (i.e. CLASS Program Registration & Program Maintenance)
- Experience developing and delivering staff or volunteer training preferred.
- Knowledge of organic gardening, local ecology, environmental issues and Toronto’s heritage is an asset.
- Knowledge & understanding of all relevant City regulations, policies and procedures an asset.
- Must produce original current Standard First Aid and Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation certifications as recognized by the WSIB.
- Valid Ontario Class “G“ Driver’s license and use of a properly insured automobile.
- Must possess certification in Parks and Recreation Ontario's Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD). Applicants who meet all other qualifications and obtain a conditional job offer can view the City of Toronto's Leadership Guide to find and register for PHCD course.
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Vulnerable Sector Check: One of the requirements for working with children and vulnerable adults is applicants providing the results of a Vulnerable Sector Check. For Recreation Worker positions, we are only able to consider candidates who obtain a Vulnerable Sector Check. Once an applicant is given a conditional offer of employment, we will obtain a Vulnerable Sector Check for applicants who reside within the City of Toronto. Applicants who reside outside of the City of Toronto will need to obtain a Vulnerable Sector Check from their local Police Service. For further information on the vulnerable sector screening, please contact your local Police Service.