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Job Details: Inclusion Support Worker - Summer Camps 2023

Job Details
Open Date Nov 22 2022 - 06:16:00 PM Close Date Jan 31 2023 - 11:59:00 PM
Position Title Inclusion Support Worker - Summer Camps 2023 Posting Type Contract
Posting Status Active Position Length Seasonal
Department Group Community Services Hours per Week Variable
Department Seasonal Employment Openings 1
Education High School Diploma Experience 2 years
Location Various Town Locations
Union Position No

Description

Do you enjoy working with children and youth?  Do you want to create memorable experiences for children in our community? Apply to be part of our Summer Camps 2023 team!

What will you be doing?

As an Inclusion Support Worker you will assist with supporting and integrating campers with exceptionalities 4 – 18 years of age, into our Summer Camp programs. You will provide campers the opportunity to build friendships and learn new skills. This position reports to the Inclusion Coordinator.

What will you be responsible for?

  • Providing one-to-one or two-to-one support to campers with exceptionalities, ensuring that activities are safe, fun and appropriate
  • Ensuring a safe and well-supervised camp environment, while encouraging campers to actively participate and foster relationships
  • Utilizing the “All about me” information guide provided by the Inclusion Coordinator to best meet the individual needs of each camper and adapt daily activities to ensure the inclusivity of the program
  • Assisting with tasks of personal care including; changing, toileting and feeding as required
  • Ensuring program delivery upholds the principles of HIGH FIVE®
  • Performing all other duties as assigned
  • Maintaining a complete understanding of our standard operating procedures, and supporting the Inclusion Coordinator in applying the established rules and guidelines that oversees the safety and conduct of campers
  • Maintaining open lines of communication with the camp team to ensure all campers are having a fun and positive experience
  • Developing a positive working relationship with colleagues and striving to create a camp environment that promotes respect and inclusion
  • Communicating with parents/guardians about the camper’s day at camp. Sharing reminders, successes and challenges
  • Keeping all camp areas clean, tidy, and safe for all campers
  • Reporting all accidents, incidents, concerns or site damage to the Inclusion Coordinator, ensuring all appropriate forms are completed
  • Wearing all required Personal Protective Equipment as it relates to Occupational Health and Safety Act, and adhering to all established departmental safety standards and practices

What will we need from you?

  • Ability to work 40 hours per week, to a maximum of 44 hours. Hours vary based on program registrations. This position typically works a full camp day, Monday - Friday
  • Attendance at paid, short, bi-weekly staff meetings that occur outside of camp hours
  • Attendance at paid, mandatory trainings that occur during evenings and weekends throughout May and June

What skills and experience are we looking for?

  • Minimum of 16 years of age
  • Minimum two (2) years of experience working in a children’s camp environment
  • Minimum one (1) year of experience working with persons with exceptionalities
  • Knowledge of program adaptations and behaviour modification techniques
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and customer service skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to work well independently and in a team environment
  • Completion of a Leadership in Training (LIT) program an asset
  • HIGH FIVE® Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD) required
  • Behaviour Management Systems Training (BMS) or equivalent is required. Training will be provided to successful candidates if required
  • Standard First Aid and CPR C certification required
  • Able to perform all activities including but not limited to: lifting a minimum of 50 lbs
  • Must be able to Swim
  • Under the Corporate Criminal Record Check Policy, the position requires the incumbent to submit a Criminal Records Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening upon employment

 

Hourly Rate: $16.70 -$18.77

HIGH FIVE® Principles of Healthy Child Development is a requirement for this role. To find out more information on this, including how to register for an upcoming training session please visit here.

Want to apply?

Interested applicants should apply online at www.milton.ca under the Careers section by 11:59 pm on January 31, 2023.

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The Town of Milton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code; the Town of Milton will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment process, please inform the Town’s Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require. All applicant information collected is in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Privacy legislation and under the authority of the Municipal Act; used strictly for candidate selection.