Facilitator Junior Inclusion Services

  • Part Time
  • Anywhere
  • $18.10-$18.80 CAD / Year
  • February 13, 2023
  • Salary/Pay: $18.10-$18.80

Website City of Thunder Bay
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General Information:

 

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

 

ONTARIO HUMAN RIGHTS CODE:  It is a contravention of the Human Rights Code of Ontario to discriminate on the basis of: race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, disability, age, record of offences, gender identity or gender expression.  Therefore, a resume submitted to the City must not include references to any of the above characteristics.  Do not include:

Photos
Any certificates that have photo identification
Driver’s licences
Police records checks
Note: The above documentation will be requested by the Human Resources & Corporate Safety Division should you be the successful applicant.  If a Criminal Record Check is required it will be requested by Human Resources should you be the successful applicant.  Please do not submit your Criminal Record Check with your application.

 

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

 

PRIVACY: Personal information on this form is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, c. 302, as amended, and will be used to determine eligibility for employment. Questions about this collection of personal information should be directed to the Human Resources & Corporate Safety Division, 125 Syndicate Ave Suite 42, Thunder Bay, Ontario, P7E 6H8, Telephone: 625-3866

 

Application forms must reference the competition number and be submitted to Human Resources by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date.

 

Availability:

 

Please ensure you indicate your availability in your application.

 

 

Job Description
POSITION SUMMARY:                 Under the supervision of the Program Supervisor Children, Youth & Junior Inclusion Services, provides appropriate assistance and support to participants with disabilities, who are participating in the Division’s Children and Youth programming. Assists in fostering an atmosphere of independence, confidence, and mutual support for children and youth as they participate in the programs.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Conducts home/site visits with the Junior Inclusion Services Program Coordinator, participants, and family members. Assists in assessing participant needs, meets the participant, completes paperwork and makes any program/support plans.
Works in cooperation with the program Leaders to provide activities and leadership for all the children in the group.
Creates opportunities for group development and interaction amongst all members of the group.
Assists the child to enjoy and participate in the activities of the group to his/her full potential.
Provides direct support as required (i.e. lifting, transfers, toileting, etc.)
Meets with Program Coordinator and the Program Leaders to ensure that the program meets the needs of the participant meets the needs of the participant and is accessible.
Has regular contact with the parent/guardian to discuss the program and the child’s participation.
Attends all training and staff meetings as scheduled by the Program Coordinator.
Attends all programming that participants are attending including offsite events, sleep outs etc.
Maintains and creates ongoing records as indicated by the Program Coordinator.
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
Skills/Abilities:

Ability to facilitate inclusion of children with disabilities into a recreation program
Ability to communicate effectively and concisely, both orally and in writing
Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
Self-starter with proven organizational skills
Independent judgment when dealing with confidential or sensitive issues
Positive role model for children
Responsibility, enthusiasm, creativity, imitative, motivation, willingness to learn, personable
Ability to lead in a diverse and dynamic environment
Understanding of, and belief in, the concept of inclusion as it relates to children with disabilities in Recreation & Culture programs and an ability to clearly communicate this concept
Enthusiasm for recreation
Assets:

Bronze Cross
Understanding of the principles of healthy child development
Experience working with children with disabilities
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Available for the complete length of the seasonal program (September – June, and June – August)
Will be required to work irregular hours and weekends
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

Will be required to travel to various work locations and provide own transportation
Must have completed, or be eligible to complete HIGH FIVE Principles of Healthy Childhood Development course
Must undergo a successful Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC)( if age 18+)
Must have a standard first aid with CPR C certification
Three references required for ages under 18

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