INCLUSION/INTEGRATION SPECIALIST

City of Brampton - Brampton, ON (30+ days ago)

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Job Description

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INCLUSION/INTEGRATION SPECIALIST (CAMPS)

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
Reporting to the Inclusion/Integration Director, Programmer, Coordinator, this position provides a high quality program for all participants with disabilities through positive experiences, communication, creativity, enthusiasm and organization. Supervise all components of the Inclusion programs. Provides Direction to Inclusion/Integration Instructors.

Plan, implement and deliver age-appropriate specialized programming, including the care and control of program participants, ensuring the programming meets the needs of all participants and are appropriately delivered
Assist with supervising, scheduling, training and evaluating part-time staff and volunteers to maintain high level of service
Assist with conducting pre-program visits with new families and ensuring the participant profile is accurately completed
Act as a resource for staff as required with participant’s daily needs, which may include personal hygiene, toileting, feeding, lifting and transferring, dressing/changing and behavior modification
Maintain a safe and clean program environment
Administer medications as required according to Corporate Policy.
Utilize specialized equipment and apparatus
Handle program feedback in a professional manner by providing exceptional customer service
Assist with the planning, organizing, evaluating and documentation of staff training
Assist with maintaining accurate inventory of program supplies
Interact with and ensure parents/guardians are informed of the participant’s daily activities and over all well-being
Assist with completing administrative duties in a timely manner (i.e. staff and program schedules, incident/accident reports, medication logs, permission forms, bus attendance)
Assist with daily attendance, follow up telephone calls in the event of absent campers and with extended day care programming and delivery
Travel between work sites during shift
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

SELECTION CRITERIA:
Minimum 16 years of age
Minimum 2 years experience working with individuals with a disability(ies) or an exceptionality(ies)
Valid Ontario driver’s licence and full time use of a vehicle
Current Standard First Aid / CPR C from an accredited organization, or ability to obtain within 1 month of date of hire
High Five Principles of Healthy Child Development or Sport Certification and QUEST 2 Certification, considered an asset
Exceptional customer service and communication skills

Additional Criteria for Camp Environment:
Safeguard certification from an accredited organization, or ability to obtain within 1 month of date of hire.

**Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.

Job status: Part-time

Hourly rate: $19.00

Applications must be received by December 1, 2019

Alternate formats will be provided upon request.

If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online by clicking the button above, by December 1, 2019 and complete the attached questionnaire. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate(s) will be required, as a condition of employment, to execute a written employment agreement. A Criminal Record Search will be required of the successful candidate at their own expense to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.

Please be advised, the City of Brampton uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.

The City of Brampton is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. If you are contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise the Human Resources Division of any accommodations needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.