Are you a nurturing individual who has a passion to help others? West Shore Recreation is seeking caring, flexible individuals to create positive experiences by facilitating and integrating a child/children with additional physical, behavioural or developmental support requirements into a variety of Summer Camp programs. Inclusion Leaders may also assist with planning and implementing daily & weekly recreational activities, focusing on providing children 6 to 11 years of age with the opportunity to cultivate friendships, experience a wide variety of sports, games, arts, crafts, special events and develop lifetime skills.
Facilitate participation and adapt activities as required for a child requiring support in camp.
Encourage independence where appropriate and assist in developing child’s self-confidence.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with parents, children, colleagues, and staff from the Queen Alexandra Foundation.
Responsible for completing any necessary written documentation of the child’s progress as part of their designated care plan.
Assist instructor with developing and coordinating the weekly program schedule to promote social experiences.
Promote and deliver safe, healthy, positive interactions, communications, diversity and learning opportunities.
Promote and enhance creative ideas in all program areas such as arts & crafts, dramatic play, music appreciation, science and nature, and sports.
Applicants must be at least 19 years of age.
Experience working with children with disabilities or additional support needs as required.
Skills, knowledge and experience with specific areas such as sports, arts, crafts, and drama are an asset.
Ability to be imaginative and flexible to ensure a fun environment is created for all camp participants.
Emergency First Aid and CPR C.
Minimum of 180 hours of experience working with school age children (aged 5-12 yrs) with disabilities and behavior problems is required.
Excellent Customer Service and Interpersonal skills.
Ability to work as an effective team member.
A clear and current criminal record check is a condition of employment, and is the financial responsibility of the successful candidate.