Community School Team Roles

CST roles

Community Schools Coordinator

Role: Oversees the implementation of year round Out of School Time programs in a given CST hub, develops and maintains localized partnerships to support Key Asset development of students in the hub. May apply for grants to fund programming. Recruit, hire and train Secondary student leaders, post-secondary volunteers, and/or part-time programming staff.

Community Schools Team Youth and Family Worker

Role: Provides social-emotional and behavioural support for students in a CST hub (both elementary and secondary). Focus is on providing support in grade 7-8 transition, and classroom interventions via pre-packaged programs (i.e. Roots of Empathy, Second Step and Friends / Fun Friends). Makes referrals to OST programs, external resources, and other VBE supports (e.g. Counsellors, SACY, Aboriginal Enhancement workers etc.).

Elementary Support Youth and Family Workers

Role: Provides social-emotional and behavioural support in one or two designated elementary schools. Works in concert with the school-based staff to identify the nature of the support, and the students who require support. Works in concert with the Community Schools Team and/or KidSafe as well as Inner City Team depending on location. Will provide classroom, small group, and individual support for students.