Under the direction of the Specialist/Recreation Programmer/Recreation Coordinator, Instructors are responsible for planning, organizing and implementing a high quality program that is stimulating and enjoyable for all participants. Responsible for the safety and wellbeing of registered participants at all times.
- Plan, organize and deliver high quality safe and stimulating programs for individuals with disabilities
- Provide a high level of front line customer service including greeting and engaging participants and informing parents/guardians of daily activities and overall well being
- Provide support to participants to fully participate in programs and assist participants with all their daily needs, which may include personal hygiene, toileting, feeding, lifting and transferring, dressing/changing and behavior modifications
- Utilize specialized equipment and apparatus
- Complete daily Communication Logs for each participant and share with parents/guardians
- Complete pre-camp phone calls to families each week to introduce themselves and verify Participant profile
- Act as a witness in administering medications in accordance to the Corporate Policy
- Maintain complete vigilance while on duty and be ready to respond to any emergency situation
- Complete administrative duties in a timely manner (eg. attendance, incident/accident reports, opening and closing procedures)
- Maintain a safe and tidy program space ensuring equipment is set-up and stored appropriately
- Report all concerns, accidents and incidents to immediate supervisor for follow up and take appropriate action
- Maintain an understanding of department programs and services
- Understand, adhere to, and enforce Corporate Policies & Procedures, Confidentiality Guidelines, Emergency Procedures and Health and Safety Standards for all participants and staff
- Attend meetings/training as required
- Performs other duties as assigned
- Minimum 16 yrs of age
- Experience working with individuals with special needs
- Current Standard First Aid / CPR C / AED from an accredited organization
- Submit or agree to a Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Check
- Exceptional customer service and communication skills
** Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.
Job status: Part time Job Type: Non-Union
Applications must be received by September 28, 2018
Alternate formats will be provided upon request.
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If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online by September 28, 2018. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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