SWAG After School Worker

SWAG After School Worker
17.5 hours per week,
September 2018 to June 2019

The Students Will All Graduate Program (SWAG) is a program intended to increase the high school graduation rate of students identified as most at risk of failing without intervention. Under the direction of the Child and Youth Programs Coordinator, the After School Worker – SWAG (ASWS) work closely with the SWAG Youth Worker to develop and deliver the social recreation, mentoring, and life skills component of the SWAG Program.

As a non-profit organization, we are accountable to our community for providing quality care.  For this reason, we can only consider applicants who clearly describe how their education, skills, and experience match each of the qualifications listed below in a separate 2 – 3 page attachment submitted with a résumé and cover letter.


  • High school diploma; related post-secondary education in progress.
  • Experience providing after school programs for children and youth.
  • Leadership training such as or other youth leadership program or equivalent experience and training, required.
  • Experience with and an understanding of the barriers and challenges faced by youth in culturally diverse, low-income communities.
  • Experience assisting with group facilitation.
  • A food handling course certificate is an asset.
  • Experience working with low-income and high-needs children in a community setting, and with newcomers and multicultural populations.
  • Knowledge of community and social service resources, in particular services for youth, which can support their individual emotional and social development.
  • Highly motivated, enthusiastic and responsible individual committed to the healthy development of children and youth.
  • Familiar with Ontario Curriculum for secondary school.
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a computerized environment using the internet and email.
  • Fluency in English is required. A second language relevant to our client population is an asset.
  • CPR and First Aid certification required.
  • Regular access to a vehicle and valid driver’s license required.

$19.49  per hour + 4% vacation pay (includes program planning)

Send required application materials (cover letter, resumé, and attachment) quoting reference “ASWS PCYS-04W”.  Deadline for applications is 12:45 pm on Tuesday, July 3, 2018.  Address applications to Diane Kampen, Human Resources Manager.  Email hr@carlington.ochc.org (in MS Word or PDF format, with name and reference # in the subject header); mail or drop off:  Carlington CHC, 900 Merivale Rd. Ottawa, ON K1Z 5Z8; fax (613) 761-1805.

Interviews will be held the week of July 9, 2018

We thank all applicants but regret that we can only contact those invited for an interview.

Please contact the Human Resources Manager to discuss any accommodation needs during the selection process.

Carlington Community Health Centre is an equal opportunity employer who values the diversity of individuals in our programs and services.