Inclusion Summer Camp Instructor

Mission:Building a healthy, happy community through recreational, cultural, sport and social activities.

Inclusion Summer Camp Instructor.

Responsibilities & Duties

·        Evaluate the leisure and recreation needs of the child/youth with a disability and the assistance they require in order to participate in community leisure and recreation opportunities.

·        Provide assistance to children with disabilities, while they pursue their leisure and recreation interests, including assisting with all aspects of the participant’s personal care (washroom, feeding, dressing) if required).

·        Encourage relationship building by facilitating the inclusion of the participant with their non-disabled peers.

·        . Utilize a collaborative approach towards inclusion by consulting with appropriate parties (the family, the program leaders and staff).

·        Facilitate positive social interaction and relationship building of participant and fellow program campers.

·        Employment Contract: June 27 – August 31st, 2018

·        Candidates MUST be available to work all weeks.

·        Candidates MUST meet the Canada Summer Jobs Grant eligibility: Youth aged 15-30 years who are full-time students (min 3 courses) intending to return to their studies in the next school year.

Qualifications

·        Current Standard First Aid and CPR C

  • Preference given to applicants with medical training, enrolled in nursing or related medical field.

Skills

·        Experience and/or knowledge supporting children, particularly those with disabilities.

·        Excellent problem solving and collaboration skills.

  • Versatility to work independently but also as an interactive team member.
  • Experience supporting children with Autism  is a strong asset
  • Experience encouraging children in positive social interaction

Wage & How to apply

Salary: $11.50 /hour based on 35 hour work week.

To apply send resume to Sherisse Dawson  programmanager@lakeandshorerec.ca

Only candidates that are qualified will be contacted.

 

The Lake & Shore Community Recreation Centre is run as a municipally-owned, volunteer operated (MOVO) facility. The Lake & Shore Community Recreation Society is a non-profit organization created to allow for community-based management of the HRSB owned/HRM leased recreation center built as an annex to Porters Lake Elementary School .The Recreation Centre opened in September, 2011

Lake & Shore Community Recreation Centre
40 Inspiration Drive
Porters Lake, NS

Phone: (902) 827-2700
Fax: (902) 827-2754 

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