To assist in the expansion of children’s nature and gardening programs to Community Centre’s across the City.
Assists in the expansion of children’s nature and gardening programs to Community Centre’s across the City.
Supports the administration, coordination and delivery of Children’s Garden & Exploring Toronto Programs and community events.
Assists in the preparation and delivery of staff training in local ecology, organic gardening & children’s environmental programming.
Researches, coordinates, produces and distributes supplies and resources for staff training, program development, promotion and expansion.
Assists and supports garden site design, preparation, planting, development, harvest and maintenance.
Assists with coordination of program staff, volunteers, partnerships, sponsorships and program documentation.
Interacts with parents, schools, community agencies, staff and the public to provide program information.
Assists with accounting and reports.
Oversees administrative tasks performed to support the program.
Attends and participates in meetings and training sessions.
Travels from site to site.
Follows the principles of Healthy Child Development (HIGH FIVE®) in the planning and delivery of programs.
Experience in developing, coordinating and delivering children’s recreational or outdoor environmental education programming for children ages 3-12.
Experience in organic gardening and garden design.
Administrative, organizational, researching, budgeting and accounting skills.
Excellent written, communication, presentation and public relations skills
Experience developing and delivering staff or volunteer training preferred.
Knowledge of local ecology, environmental issues and Toronto’s heritage is an asset.
Proficiency in use of current office technology and computer applications relevant to the position (including Internet and Microsoft Office).
Knowledge & understanding of all relevant City regulations, policies and procedures an asset.
Must produce original current Standard First Aid and Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR-C) certifications as recognized by the WSIB.
Valid Ontario Class “G“ Driver’s license.
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 will be advised of PHCD course offerings in order to meet this qualification.
Note: Must attend and successfully complete related mandatory and in-service training sessions.
For more information regarding the position, please contact 416-392-1329 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Important: Do not register or apply to job opportunities if you are a returning recreation staff, instead please complete an online scheduling form.