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Inclusion Program Coordinator - 2019 Camps

Job Details
Open Date Nov 21 2018 - 06:08:00 PM Close Date Dec 16 2018 - 11:59:00 PM
Position Title Inclusion Program Coordinator - 2019 Camps Posting Type Seasonal
Posting Status Active Position Length Seasonal
Department Group Community Services Hours per Week 40
Department Community Services Openings 4
Education College Diploma    
Location Various Town Locations

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Description

The Town of Milton’s Community Services Department is currently accepting applications for the summer 2019 position of Inclusion Program Coordinator. Camps are for ages 4 – 17 years old and run during the months of July and August.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Coordinator, Recreation this seasonal position is responsible for the supervision of Inclusion Support Workers and the ICAN (Integrated Care for Assisted Needs) and S.N.A.P. (Special Needs Activity Program) camp programs to ensure all activities are safe, fun and appropriate. Successful candidates must be able to work variable hours, including weekends.

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate intake process of campers; Meet with parents in advance of camp to complete required documentation and gain a better understanding of the camper’s individual      needs  
  • Create parent communications and submit to Coordinator, Recreation by established deadlines
  • Supervise Inclusion Support Supervisors ensuring all performance expectations are met and conduct performance evaluations as required
  • Support Inclusion Support Workers and Camp Supervisors with program adaptations or alternative program options, ensuring the inclusion of campers of all abilities and needs
  • Oversee the one-to-one support to participants with disabilities, ensuring that activities are safe, fun and appropriate
  • Develop and implement the S.N.A.P. (Special Needs Activity Program), including themes, special guests and daily activities.
  • Review registration numbers weekly, and schedule staff accordingly to ensure appropriate supervisions ration, including the scheduling of extended care and breaks
  • Carry out HIGH FIVE® staff recognition program
  • Plan and facilitate day-long inclusion specific training for Inclusion Support Workers
  • Provide support to Coordinator, Recreation and Camp Coordinators in facilitation of camp training
  • Provide strong leadership to Inclusion Support Workers and Counsellors
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of camp policy and procedures and support Inclusion Support Supervisors in enforcing the established rules and guidelines governing the safety and conduct of participants
  • Ensure program plans and program delivery uphold principles of HIGH FIVE®
  • Actively participate in daily delivery of program to ensure quality control 
  • Provide on-site support to extended care hours on a regular basis
  • Complete Quest 2 Evaluations for required camp sites
  • Hold regular staff meetings
  • Provide administrative support to Coordinator, Recreation as required
  • Conduct research as required to ensure successful inclusion
  • Provide recommendations on adaptive equipment purchases and maintain inventory of all adaptive equipment
  • Assist participants with toileting, feeding and changing always in the presence of another staff person, as required
  • Supervise all aspects of the camp setting – opening/closing, set–up/takedown, inventory of program supplies/equipment and maintain program supplies/equipment
  • Maintain a safe/clean program area  including proper storage of equipment
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Attend to parent concerns and communicate to the Coordinator, Recreation all parental/public concerns and all camper accidents and incidents
  • Attend and participate in mandatory staff functions: training, meetings and allocated program times
  • Complies with all health and safety practices as it relates to the work, standard operating guidelines and the Occupational Health & Safety Act 
  • Perform all other duties as assigned in accordance with Department objectives

Education and Experience

  • Graduate of or currently enrolled in a degree/diploma program in Social Work, Recreation or related discipline
  • Minimum two (2) years experience  working with persons with disabilities and diverse backgrounds
  • Minimum two (2) years experience working in a camp environment, with some supervisory, program planning and organizational experience preferred
  • Knowledge of program adaptations and behaviour modification techniques
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Strong problem solving skills with the ability to work well independently and in a team environment
  • Standard First Aid and CPR C is required
  • HIGH FIVE®  Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD) and Quest 2 is required
  • Behaviour Management Systems Training (BMS) or equivalent is considered an asset
  • Ability to swim is required
  • A valid Ontario Driver’s License with a driving record that demonstrates responsible/safe driving behavior, as use of a personal vehicle is required to travel between camp sites
  • 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: $18.33 to $20.60

This position must be available to work February 2019 to assist with Inclusion Support Worker interviews and must be available to work from May – August 31, 2019.

Interviews for this position will take place January 2019 in person or via teleconference.

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.