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Position #: 2610
OrganizationSaanich Recreation
Position: Arts Activity Assistant - Cedar Hill Arts Centre - Children and Youth Fall Programs
Location: Arts Centre at Cedar Hill, Cedar Hill Road, Victoria, BC, Canada
Impact Statement: To strengthen and connect community through recreation volunteerism.
Description: The Arts Activity Assistant supports the instructor and participants in our fun and creative programs and services that focus on the arts. Ideal for those who love working with children, who are patient with new learners, and who truly enjoy creative exploration. Your positive, encouraging attitude, and your patient and joyful approach to learning is a resource for the instructor and children.

Note: Various mediums and areas of focus depending on specific program (eg. Pottery, Painting, Ceramics, Clay, Fabric Arts, Drawing, etc).

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Assist with the set-up, organization and clean-up of arts activities and materials prior to, during and following the completion of the session.
• Assist participants with their projects as needed
• Assist with the cleanup of the program space at completion, including tables, counters, sinks as required.
• Must wear appropriate clothing including close-toed shoes, and be comfortable getting messy.
Training Details: Knowledge, Skill and Qualification Requirements:
• 16 years or older
• Experience working with various and specific mediums is helpful, but not required
• Level 1 or greater English Language Proficiency
• Patient and supportive approach working with children
• Outgoing, friendly personality
Orientation and Training (provided):
• Volunteer Application (Liability Waiver, Code of Conduct, Policies for Volunteers and Contractors)
• Child Protection/Vulnerable Persons Training
• Criminal Records Check/Police Information Check
• Supervisor Meet and Match Interview
• Site and Role Orientation
Working Conditions: Working Conditions: Indoor in artistic spaces or multipurpose spaces. Sitting, standing and moving. Able to lift 30 lbs. Saanich Staff supervised.

Placements available:
Creative Kids 22990 Ages 5-8 Sept.24-Oct.29 4-5:30pm
Creative Kids 22991 Ages 5-8 Nov.5-Dec.10 4-5:30pm
Creative Kids 25236 Ages 8-12 Nov.6-Dec.11 4-5:40pm
Weekend Wonder 22995 Ages 5-9 Sept.28-Nov.2 1-2:30pm
Weekend Wonder 22996 Ages 5-9 Nov.16-Dec.14 1-2:30pm
Homelearner's Art 23005 6-10yrs Sept.24-Oct.29 1-3pm
Homelearner's Art 23006 6-10yrs Nov.5-Dec.10 1-3pm
Minimum Duration: 3 months or less
Timing: Weekday - Daytime, Weekend - Daytime
Time Detail: Depends on program. Details in Working Conditions.
Age: 16+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: Car required
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Accessible work space
Area(s) of Interest: Arts/Culture, Recreation/Sports
Skill(s): Communicate in Plain Language, Motivate Others, Self-Motivation, Creating
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website: http://www.saanich.ca/EN/main/parks-recreation-culture/community-recreation-services/volunteer-with-saanich-recreation.html
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Gaileen Flaman
Address: 770 Vernon Avenue Victoria, V8X 2W7

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