Camp Counsellor - Integration Support Staff

1 week ago
Job ID
17-473
# Positions
11
External Closing Date
1/5/2018
Department
Community Services
Internal Closing Date
1/6/2017
Division
Recreation and Culture
Closing Time
4:30 pm EST.
Min
CAD $14.00/Hr.
Posting Type
External/Internal
Max
CAD $14.00/Hr.
Job Type
Temporary Part-Time
Note
 
Hire Type
New
Contract Start Date
7/3/2018
Contract End Date
8/31/2018

Overview

Length of Employment:   July 3 – August 31, 2018

                                        (Mandatory training dates will be held prior to start date)

  

Training Rate: $14.00 / hour

 

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Program Coordinator, responsibilities will include the integration of all children with disabilities into the camp setting by providing one on one support where required; preparing support strategies with an emphasis on age appropriateness and respect for individuality; acting as a liaison between the parents, participants and staff in the form of pre-entrance meetings, updates and problem solving and ensuring that all participants with disabilities are fully included in the summer camp programs. 

Qualifications

Candidates must be 15 years of age or older. Previous experience working with children with a disability in a camp or recreational environment is definitely an asset.  This position requires a team player with the ability to function in a multi-task environment.  Demonstrate the Town’s corporate values of service, collaboration, care, and courage.  You will also possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. Other necessary skills include self-motivation and the ability to work with minimum supervision. You must possess a High Five Certification, current Standard First Aid & CPR C certification and a Leader in Training Certificate. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Security Screening.  

 

The Town of Richmond Hill is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please advise Human Resources if you require an accommodation.

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