The Program Facilitator delivers day program and residential services to adults living with intellectual disabilities, providing support, training, and guidance to foster members’ community inclusion and self-determination.
This is a one year full-time fixed term position. Hours of work are Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Closing date is October 21, 2019.
Minimum Education Level Attained:
The successful job applicant will have completed a college diploma in Disability & Community Support or a related university degree. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be acceptable.
Special Licenses, Diplomas, Certifications or Requirements:
Minimum Prior Related Experience:
Suitable candidates may be hired without previous experience; however, prior related experience will be considered an asset on hiring.
Physical Effort/Dexterity Required:
The performance of the job requires: a moderate amount of keyboarding/manual record keeping; occasional to moderate amounts of physical care (including manual or assisted transfers); occasional lifting/packing of member belongings or program supplies; occasional recreational activities; frequent standing, sitting, walking, & reaching; and rare use of physical behaviour intervention techniques.
Performance of the job requires attentive listening & observation of body language; continuously monitoring the environment; frequent multi-tasking; reading, writing, & basic arithmetic; significant memory & concentration; significant reasoning & judgment; some creativity & imagination; and the ability to understand members’ needs.
Responsibility for Financial Resources:
The incumbent is involved in minor financial matters regularly, or on a relief basis. The incumbent may be authorized to spend, disburse, or collect small amounts of cash, but has no input into the annual budget.
Responsibility for Human Resources:
The incumbent is responsible for his or her own time and effort only. The incumbent will not provide formal orientation to new employees, but may be asked to share knowledge of work methods and routines.
The incumbent’s typical work environment is a day program facility or community residence, with moderate amounts of work accompanying members into the community. Depending on workplace, the incumbent may be isolated, may have a work schedule affecting lifestyle, and may be exposed to domestic cleaning supplies and bodily fluids/wastes.
Exposure to Hazards:
The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable Human Rights Legislation. If you require a disability related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.
In accordance with The Salvation Army policy and legislated requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials and completion of a background check.
Internal Applicants: Please advise Department Heads of your intentions prior to submitting your application.
Job Type: Temporary
Salary: $15.31 /hour