1 – 2 Homework Club Program Workers

1 – 2 Homework Club Program Workers
One to two temporary part-time positions
Afternoons and early evenings, weekdays
Early September 2016 – late June 2017

Under the direction of the Child and Youth Programs Coordinator, and as a member of the Health Promotion and Counselling Team (HPCT), the Homework Club Program Worker provides outreach and related activities to low-income children in various sites. The activities are directed to children ages 6 – 13 and relate to assistance with homework and other school-related projects.

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 a homework club program for children ages 6 – 13.
  • Leadership training such as Beyond Basketball, High Five, etc., an asset.
  • A food handling course certificate is an asset.
  • Experience working with low-income children in a community setting, and with newcomers and multicultural populations
  • Highly motivated, enthusiastic and responsible individual committed to the healthy development of children.
  • Familiar with Ontario Curriculum for Grades 1 – 8.
  • 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 is required.

One position is Tuesdays OR Thursdays, 4:00 to 6:30 pm for a total of 3.0 hours per week (including preparation).
One position is Mondays, 3:30 – 5:00 pm for a total of 3 hours per week (including preparation).

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

Send required application materials (cover letter, resumé, and attachment) quoting reference “HCPW HPCT-53” and indicating if you are interested in one or both positions. Deadline for applications is 3:45 pm on Monday, July 25, 2016.
Address applications to the 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.

We thank all applicants but regret that we can only contact those invited for an interview.
Interviews will be held on August 15 and 16, 2016

Carlington is committed to employment equity. Please contact the Human Resources Manager to discuss any accommodation needs during the selection process.

For more information about Carlington please visit our web site at www.carlington.ochc.org