Job Details:

Inclusion Support Worker - 2019 Camps

Job Details
Open Date Nov 21 2018 - 12:21:00 PM Close Date Jan 20 2019 - 11:59:00 PM
Position Title Inclusion Support Worker - 2019 Camps Posting Type Seasonal
Posting Status Active Position Length Seasonal
Department Group Community Services Hours per Week 40
Department Community Services Openings 35
Education High School    
Location Various Town Locations

Apply Now

Description

The Town of Milton is accepting applications for 2019 summer inclusion camps!  . Inclusion camp programs include ICAN (Integrated Care for Assisted Needs) and S.N.A.P. (Special Needs Activity Program) and are for campers with disabilities between the ages of 4 – 18 years old running during the months of July and August.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Inclusion Program Coordinator, the Inclusion Support Worker assists with the inclusion and supervision of campers with disabilities within Town of Milton camp programs. Successful candidates must be able to work variable hours, including weekends.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide one-to-one or two-to-one support to participants with disabilities, ensuring that activities are safe, fun and appropriate
  • Ensure a safe and well-supervised camp environment, while encouraging individuals to actively participate and socialize
  • Work with parents and Inclusion Coordinator to make program accommodations that best meet individual participant’s needs; adapt daily activities to ensure inclusivity of participants  
  • Assist participants with toileting, feeding and changing always in the presence of another staff person, as required
  • Ensure program delivery upholds principles of HIGH FIVE®
  • Support team members with effective integration of inclusion participants
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of camp policies and procedures and enforce the established rules and guidelines governing the safety and conduct of participants with      support of Inclusion Coordinators and Camp Supervisors      
  • Conduct positive working relationships with colleagues and strive to create a camp environment that fosters respect and inclusion
  • Communicate information about camp to parents including special activities, trip days and specific information about their child, including any issues that may have arisen at camp
  • Work to resolve parent concerns in cooperation with Inclusion Coordinator
  • Provide support to extended care hours on a regular basis
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Maintain a safe/clean program area including proper storage of equipment
  • Attend all mandatory staff functions: training, staff meetings and site clean-ups and all allocated program times
  • Report any accidents, incidents, concerns or site damage to the Inclusion Coordinators, ensuring all appropriate forms are completed
  • Comply with all health and safety practices as it relates to the work, standard operating guidelines and the Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Perform all other duties as assigned in accordance with department objectives

Education and Experience

  • Minimum 16 years of age
  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience working in a children’s camp environment
  • Minimum one (1) year experience working with persons with disabilities
  • Knowledge of program adaptations and behavior modification techniques
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Completion of a Leadership In Training (LIT) program is considered an asset
  • HIGH FIVE® Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD) is considered an asset
  • Behaviour Management Systems Training (BMS) or equivalent is considered an asset
  • Standard First Aid and CPR C is required
  • Able to perform all activities including but not limited to: lifting a minimum of 50 lbs.
  • Ability to swim is required
  • In accordance with 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: $15.54 to $17.46

Interviews for this position will be taking place the week of February 19th to 24th 2019.

In accordance with the Freedom of Information and Privacy legislation, applicant information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act and will be used strictly for candidate selection.

 

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.