Summer Inclusion Coordinator
Competition Number: 19021
Job Title: Summer Inclusion Coordinator
Department: Recreation & Culture
Employment Type: Temporary Full-time (May - August)
Salary: $17 - $20/hr depending on education and experience
Posted Date: March 13, 2019, 12:00 am
Closing Date: April 14, 2019, 11:45 am
Last Modified: May 22, 2019, 4:15 pm
This summer join a vibrant team working to make a difference in the lives of kids and our community. Learn and develop leadership skills such as group management, youth mentoring, lesson planning, communication, conflict resolution, teamwork and presentation skills.
The Summer Inclusion Coordinator is responsible for all aspects of integrating children/youth with disabilities into summer programs.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Successfully integrate a wide range of participants with special needs into appropriate summer recreation programs
- Liaise with the Ministry of Child and Family Development
- Evaluate program development
- Train, mentor & support staff
- Assign staff and volunteers to participants with special needs
- Facilitate ongoing training
- Maintain accurate written records relating to the participants with special needs and parents
- Facilitate parent communication
- Adapt regular summer programs to accommodate participants with special needs
- Monitor budget allocations for the special needs program
- Carry out additional duties as required
- Be accountable/responsible to the Assistant Managers of Recreation Programming
- Ensures the safety and security of staff, public, facilities and equipment by making recommendation on the implementation and maintenance of appropriate workplace safety and general risk management programs, policies and procedures; directs the implementation of emergency procedures as appropriate
Occupational Certificates, Licenses, Association Memberships:
Criminal Records Clearance
Valid BC Class 4 Drivers License
Current Standard First Aid and CPR Level C
- Diploma/degree or enrolled in Special Education, Human Services, Recreation, or equivalent experience
- Minimum of three years’ experience working directly with populations with special needs in integrated settings
- Have a strong commitment to professionalism
- Extensive staff and volunteer management
- Recreation Programming
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Leadership, sound decision making skills, self direction and working effectively with the public are essential
This position begins part-time in May, and is full-time based on 37.5hr/wk from June through August. The wage rate for this position is $17 - $20/hr depending on experience.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
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