Summer Youth Care Practitioner

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Lord Roberts Community Centre’s (LRCC) Summer Youth Care Staff are responsible for creating a safe, engaging environment for all youth attending the LRCC Drop-In Summer Camp.  They will interact with participants, families, and the public in a cheerful and welcoming manner. It is important for Youth Care Staff follow all health and safety guidelines while working, and relay any pertinent information to the General Manager in a timely manner.


Children & Youth Activities
  • Greet all visitors to the community centre in a friendly manner
  • Answer any questions from participants, families or the public
  • Create fun games and activities for children aged 6-12
  • Supervise participants, ensuring the safety of all
  • Calm conflicts between youth when they arise
  • Ensure that all consent forms are signed
  • Ensure all equipment for activities is prepared and in good working order
  • Keep statistics on how many youth are accessing the program each day
Food preparation
  • Prepare and serve snack to all participants
  • Ensure that all food safety rules are followed

Alert General Manager of:

  • any items running low
  • needed items for all activities and games (i.e. balls, bus tickets, art supplies)
  • Ensure that all spaces are tidy upon leaving the area
  • Supervise all participants to prevent litter/rubbish left
  • Encourage youth to wash hands before eating
  • Cleaning used areas and items at the end of each day
Miscellaneous duties
  • First aid when needed
  • Contacting parents if needed (i.e discipline problems, medical, etc…)
  • Wearing assigned employer t-shirts or identifying clothing
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills and competencies

  • Must be currently enrolled in school, some college or university preferred.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Excellent command of the English language
  • Basic math skills and money handling
  • Able to entertain and play with children and youth in a safe and supervised environment
  • Knowledge of safe, fun activities for youth in Winnipeg
  • Able to follow instructions
  • Food Handler Certification an asset
  • First Aid/CPR Certification an asset
  • Must be able to pass a Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse Registry Check


Hourly wage begins at $11.15 per hour.

This is a short-term, contract position until August 31, 2018

To apply: Send your resume and cover letter to lordrobertscc725 at  by June 1, 2018


The Lord Roberts Community Centre thanks everyone who applies for this position. We will only follow up with the candidates who we would like to interview. No phone calls please.

1 Jun 2018
Lord Roberts Community Centre’s (LRCC)
Winnipeg  Manitoba