New Job Inclusion Facilitator - Adult Day Program In Ontario

Inclusion Facilitator - Adult Day Program
Inclusion Facilitator - Adult Day Program

Inclusion Facilitator - Adult Day Program

Company : Town of Newmarket
Salary : $19.45–$20.64 an hour
Location : Ontario

Full Description

Responsible for the safety and well being of Recreation & Culture program participants (children, youth, adults) with special needs, either one to one or in a group setting. The Inclusion Facilitator - Adult Day Program will include and facilitate the participant(s) in registered/drop in programs. The Inclusion Facilitator - Adult Day Program will supervise, instruct, assist, and guide the participant(s) when needed, provide input into strategies to support the client promoting positive social and program engagement, and provide personal support care as required. The Inclusion Facilitator - Adult Day Program may be required to develop curriculum and lead specific life skill and social skill developing activities, complete communication logs and monitor development, updating individual records. The Inclusion Facilitator – Adult Day Programs may be requested to assist Senior & Junior Inclusion Facilitators and their participants.

Job Requirements
  • Graduate in post-secondary studies in recreation, social work, education, Personal Support Worker, recreation therapy or equivalent.

  • Certifications in behaviour management, mental health and addictions, or related fields.

  • Three or more years of experience working with children, youth and/or adults in recreational delivery settings including persons with special needs.

  • Proven background in the delivery of Inclusion/Special Needs programs and services. Experience in adaptive programming and implementation of accommodations.

  • Ability to participate and assist participants in a variety of recreational activities, which may include adapted activities, swimming, skating, and other sports including the ability to assist with lifts & transfers.

  • Excellent customer service, communication, leadership, organizational skills, and sensitivity to interact with a diverse group of patrons, parents, and staff in a courteous and efficient manner.

  • Due to the nature of the contacts of this position a Police Vulnerable Sector Check satisfactory to the Town is required.

  • Current Standard First Aid & CPR-C certification required.

  • Current High Five (Principles of Healthy Child Development) certification preferred.

  • Crisis Prevention and Intervention certification or equivalent is required.