The purpose of the Northern Community & School Recreation Coordinator Program (NC&SRCP) is to enhance the quality of life for northerners through the provision of community based sport, culture and recreation programs after school, in the evenings, on weekends and at community and school special events. Community & School Recreation Coordinators (CSRC’s) are employed to facilitate the delivery of sport, culture and recreation programs, using the school as a major asset of the community and in partnership with other community based organizations providing sport, culture and recreation programs, services and facilities.
- To increase participation opportunities by providing sport, culture and recreation programs after school, in the evenings and on weekends, school holidays and at community and school special events;
- To ensure community direction and support through the development of a community based steering committee;
- To establish partnerships by sharing information and resources between schools and community organizations who share the mandate to provide community sport, culture and recreation programs;
- To recruit, retain and support the community & school recreation coordinator through the provision of a positive work environment coupled with ongoing supervision, training and education support;
- To increase the number of volunteers that assist with the management and coordination of sport, culture and recreation programs and services;
- To increase community capacity by providing skill development and leadership development opportunities to members of the community;
- To promote sport, culture and recreation programs as a positive wellness alternative and an important foundation for quality family life and community spirit.
Community Based Programs
- Programs that are accessible* to and benefit all members of the community and/or a target population as identified by the Steering Committee.
- Programs that take place in community settings and involve community members in the design and implementation.
- Programs that occur within or in the near vicinity of the community.
- Programs that are based on community needs; and build on partnership strengths with local organizations and individuals with interests in community programming.
COVID-19 Program Update
Update to program parameters and changes in response to COVID-19.
Overview of program guidelines, roles and responsibilities of participating communities and schools.
Reporting Calendar for the NC&SRCP.
CSRC Information Sheet
Captures background information on coordinator, including their contact information, education, experiences and interests.
A summary of all financial expenditures for the previous year NC&SRCP grant. This form must be accompanied by general ledger or expense listings, approved and signed by the employer and steering committee chair.
Self Evaluation - ONLINE
Undergo evaluation of the program by considering and addressing;
-Ability to meet minimum standards of management, accountability and supervision of the employee.
-Adherence to the purpose and objectives of the program and the contracted obligations.
-Development of sport, culture and recreation programs to targeted audiences.
-Adherence to the budget and expenditure guidelines.
HIGH FIVE(R) QUEST 2 Score Sheet
Measures quality of activities with respect to child development (ie: interactions, safety, role modeling, and support) using a multi-pronged scoring system. Three QUEST 2 Program Assessments must be completed by the end of each program year.
HIGH FIVE QUEST 2 Manual
A guide to completing a QUEST 2 Evaluation on one of your programs.
Steering Committee Activity Form - ONLINE
To be completed and submitted after each meeting of the Steering Committee. Demonstrates a commitment by the community to provide direction and support to the CSRC, as well as, overall management of the NC&SRCP.