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Junior Inclusion Services Facilitator

Junior Inclusion Services Facilitator

Competition Number 
REC-32-17
Department 
Community Services
Posting Category 
Open
Division 
Recreation & Culture
Job Type 
Part-Time
Number of Positions 
Several
Affiliation 
Non-Affiliated
Site 
various
Location 
CA-ON-Thunder Bay
Min 
CAD $12.97/Hr.
Max 
CAD $14.76/Hr.
Pay Band 
3
Posted Date 
10/27/2017
Post End Date 
12/8/2017
Effective Date 
FEBRUARY 5, 2008
Supersedes Date 
NOVEMBER 30, 1994

More information about this job

 

General Information:

 

As an equal opportunity employer, the City of Thunder Bay encourages applications from Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minority groups and women.

 

Reasonable accommodations are available upon request for all parts of the recruitment process.

 

Application forms must reference the competition number and be submitted to Human Resources.

 

Availability:

 

Please ensure you indicate your availability, starting in January, in your application. Please include your availability during the following dates/times: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 3:pm-6:45pm.

 

 

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:  Under the supervision of the Supervisor, provides appropriate assistance to support the staff and participants of the Division’s summer programs in the inclusion of children with disabilities in the programs. Assists in fostering an atmosphere of independence, confidence, and mutual support for children and teens as they participate in the programs.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Contacts and meets participant and parent (or guardian) prior to the start of the program to discuss the program and the needs of the child.
  2. Sets up schedule with the participant, family and the program leaders to ensure that the necessary supports are in place for the person to participate.
  3. Works in cooperation with the program Leaders to provide activities and leadership for all the children in the group.
  4. Creates opportunities for group development and interaction amongst all members of the group.
  5. Assists the child to enjoy and participate in the activities of the group to his/her full potential.
  6. Provides direct support as required (i.e. lifting, transfers, toileting, etc.)
  7. Meets with Director and other program Leaders to ensure that the program meets the needs of the participant meets the needs of the participant and is accessible.
  8. Has regular contact with the parent/guardian to discuss the program and the child’s participation.
  9. Attends all training and staff meetings as scheduled by Director.
  10. Attends Summer Program special events that participants are attending (i.e. sleep-outs).
  11. Maintains records as indicated by the Facilitator.
  12. Performs such other related duties as may be assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Experience

  • Completion of grade 10
  • Demonstrated involvement in Recreation & Culture Division and / or children’s programs and/or related volunteer experience
  • Experience working with children with disabilities in an integrated setting

Accreditation

  • Current Standard First Aid and Level ‘C’ CPR Certification
  • Valid driver’s licence

On the Job

  • WHMIS
  • City Driver’s Test
  • High-Five Quality Assurance Training

Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to facilitate inclusion of children with disabilities into a recreation program
  • Ability to communicate ideas
  • Ability to organize and lead activities
  • Positive role model for children
  • Responsibility, enthusiasm, creativity, imitative, motivation, willingness to learn, personable
  • Ability to lead in a diverse and dynamic environment
  • Team player
  • Flexibility to willingly participate in any of the summer programs as required
  • Enthusiasm for recreation

Assets:

  • Bronze Cross
  • High-Five Quality Assurance Training
  • Understanding of the principles of healthy child development

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

  • Mid June to Late August
  • 5 days per week – 40 hours per week, plus overnight sleep-outs as scheduled for Chippewa Summer Camps.
  • Other irregular hours as required on a project management basis

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • Must have use of a vehicle
  • Must be able to give physical assistance to a person with a disability
  • Must undergo a police records check, type 2 as a condition of hiring for ages 18 and over
  • Three references required for ages under 18