ALL CBU STUDENTS – Youth Worker (Recreation), The Whitney Pier Youth Club


Job Description:

The Youth Workers (Recreation) supervises all the BGCCB, WPYC youth summer programs and services and are under the direct supervision of the Executive Director. The Youth Worker helps develop, organize, implement and oversee the day-to-day youth programming of the organization to meet the organizational goals and objectives. The Youth Workers ensure that programs and activities are scheduled in accordance with the relevant work plans and assist with the daily maintenance of the BGCCB, WPYC.

  • University degree in Early Childhood Education, Bachelor of Community Studies, Human Services, Youth Worker or related degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Understanding of population health promotion and youth/adult education principles
  • Experience in youth programming and community development
  • Minimum two years related experience
  • Previous experience working with youth, families and the community
  • A working knowledge of government and community-based programs and services that relate to the intended populations needs
  • Knowledge of applicable Child Welfare legislation
  • Current certification or willingness to become certified in safe food handling, WHMIS, Emergency First Aid and Infant/Child CPR


This position requires:

  • The ability to function both independently and collaboratively
  • The ability to accommodate a flexible work schedule including occasional evenings and weekends
  • A satisfactory Child Abuse Registry check and Police Check
  • Access to reliable transportation and /or Class 4 license to operate 15 passenger van
  • Salary to be negotiated

Application Details

The Boys and Girls Club of Cape Breton, Whitney Pier Youth Club has an immediate Summer Employment position opening for the following position:

Youth Worker (Recreation), Full Time 8 Weeks

(2017 Summer Program July 3 to August 25)

Deadline for applications: 5pm, Friday, June 2, 2017

No phone calls, please. Resume and a cover letter should be emailed or dropped off in person to:

  • BGCCB, WPYC Human Resource Committee, c/o The Whitney Pier Youth Club, 111 West Street, Whitney Pier/

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.