Junior Facilitator (Community Day Program)

Behaviour Innovations - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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Company Profile

Behaviour Innovations: A private agency that provides ABA services to children and young adults with autism and their families. Our services include Intensive Behavioural Intervention (IBI) at home and at our school (Children’s College), supported inclusion in schools, diagnostic assessments, as well as community day programming for young adults with developmental disabilities (The HUB for Community Integration). In addition to therapeutic services, Behaviour Innovations also provides training and consultation to families, professionals, organizations, public/private schools, and residential care facilities.

For further information, please visit www.behaviourinnovations.com

BI’s The Hub for Community Inclusion: The Hub for Community Inclusion is an innovative 5-day a week program for young adults with autism and developmental disabilities that is premised on the belief that learning occurs when a person is stimulated, active and having fun. The program runs Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 3:30 pm, and also available on a part-time basis. Each day is organized with two outings and two teaching periods (e.g. conversational training, how to use an iPad to communicate, how to prepare a meal). The purpose of the day program is to provide young adults with developmental disabilities with a supportive and enriching community experience that builds life skills and independence. We value inclusion, accountability, and individualization of supports. Services associate with the Hub are goal-directed, evaluated and built on principles of applied behaviour analysis.
For further information regarding our day program, please visit: http://www.facebook.com/TheBIHub/

Responsibilities:

The Junior Facilitator is expected to provide support to a young adult client with autism in a community- based day program. The junior facilitator will provide programming based on written programs, collect and graph data, and follow behaviour protocols as outlined by Behaviour Innovations. Programs focus specifically on social skills and independence in domestic skills, self-care and leisure skills.

Job Type/Category:

The program runs Monday-Friday, 9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Part-Time: 2-3 days a week, starting as soon as possible

NOTE: Minimum 6-months commitment required

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications:

  • Post-Secondary education in Psychology, Behavioural Sciences or equivalent or near completion of such degree OR CYW, SSW, PSW, or DSW diploma
  • Excellent communication, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational abilities
  • Self-motivated, high energy, and enthusiastic individuals are preferred
  • Updated police check is required
  • Experience working with special needs an asset
  • Experience implementing ABA/IBI with children and youth with learning disabilities an asset

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $18.10 to $20.90 /hour

Experience:

  • community-based programming: 1 year (Preferred)
  • ABA/IBI: 1 year (Preferred)
  • working with adults: 1 year (Preferred)

Location:

  • Toronto, ON (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (Preferred)
  • Drivers License (Preferred)