Summer Program Staff Position



Girls Inc. of Upper Canada delivers life-changing programs that inspire girls to be strong, smart,
and bold and engage in advocacy that empowers girls to reach their full potential and to
understand, value, and assert their rights. Research-based curricula, delivered by trained
professionals, equip girls to achieve academically; lead healthy and physically active lives;
manage money; navigate media messages; and discover an interest in science, technology,
engineering, art, and math (STEAM). Girls Inc. is committed to a vision of empowered girls in
an equitable society. Girls Inc. of Upper Canada is an independent affiliate of the bi-national
Girls Inc. organization, the preeminent girls leadership organization providing direct services and
advocacy with and for girls.


The Child and Youth Worker Summer Program Staff will be onsite supporting girls as they
participate in weekly summer camps in locations across Leeds & Grenville. Summer Staff will
be responsible to prepare, facilitate, and supervise pre-planned and spontaneous group activities
for girls ages 6-13 by following a daily schedule, working as a team to deliver curricula/lesson
plans/activities, providing 1:1 support and intervention as needed, and ensuring physical and
emotional safety needs are met. Summer Program Staff are supported and guided by permanent
Program Team members.
The successful candidate will develop and improve their skills in youth program delivery with a
focus on facilitating gender-specific programs from an intersectional feminist perspective. Girls
Inc. is recruiting professional, reliable, and motivated students with exceptional communication
skills, a friendly can-do attitude, and a passion for our mission. Prior experience with group
facilitation and working with children and youth is definitely an asset.


 Passion for the Girls Inc. values and mission

 Excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills

 Experience facilitating group programming, youth activities, creative productions, and/or
learning or training environments

 Experience with in school and/or out-of-school time youth programs is an asset

 Experience with behaviour support

 Valid driver’s license, good driving record and regular access to a reliable vehicle is an asset

 Current First Aid and CPR certification

 Must obtain a satisfactory Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector Check

 Preference will be given to students studying in the following fields: Social Work, Child &
Youth Care, Gender Studies, Education, Science/Engineering, Sports and/or (Outdoor)
Recreation, Drama/Musical Theatre, and/or Anti-Oppressive/Anti-Racist Studies

30-35 hours per week, 10 weeks beginning June 27, $16.00/ hour, position is based at our
Brockville office but travel throughout Leeds Grenville will be required

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Please apply with a cover letter and résumé to:
Program Manager Victoria Baker at