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Job Summary: To plan and implement safe, supportive and comfortable adapted and/or integrated programs/camps.
Machines and Equipment Used: Various office, Special needs and recreation equipment, first aid kit.
Season(s): All
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Responsibilities:

  • Performs administrative tasks necessary to support the program.
  • Provides support to participants ensuring that programs are modified to promote an inclusive environment.
  • Advocates on behalf of participants.
  • Ensures that consistent behaviour management techniques are followed.
  • Complies with health and safety procedures when assisting participants with personal hygiene (i.e. Diaper change, feeding etc.), lifts, transfers and life skills.
  • Reviews participant files and communicates information with appropriate staff.
  • Assists with and/or administers medication.
  • Maintains an inventory of all program equipment and ensures that it is kept in a state of good repair.
  • Reports any damage to equipment and orders supplies.
  • Interacts with staff, participants and the public to provide program information.
  • Assists with the delivery of special events.
  • Visits/supports various locations.
  • Attends and participates in meetings and training sessions.
  • Takes action to deal with incidents, problems and emergencies and comply with Divisional/City policies and procedures.
  • Follows the principles of Healthy Child Development (HIGH FIVE®) in the planning and delivery of programs.

Qualifications:

  • Experience with or knowledge of disability issues.
  • Relevant education is an asset.
  • Must produce original current Emergency First Aid certification as recognized by the WSIB.
  • Standard First Aid and Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation certification may be preferred for certain programs/camps.
  • You must possess certification in Parks and Recreation Ontario's Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD). Applicants who meet all other qualifications and obtain a conditional job offer will be advised of PHCD course offerings in order to meet this qualification.
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