DSIF-21: Community Inclusion Facilitator
IA SENB is seeking a mature, responsible, engaging and self-motivated individual with good decision-making skills, problem-solving skills and communication skills
Job #: DSIF-21
Job Title: Community Inclusion Facilitator
Salary: 11.75/ Hour
Duration: 10 Weeks at 35 to 40 hrs per Week
Main accountabilities for this position include but are not limited to:
- provide appropriate supports to facilitate the meaningful participation of children & youth with an intellectual disability in preferred typical, valued community activities with their peers,
- support/develop range of opportunities & activities to expand individuals’ experience in the community (& encourage unpaid relationships)
- planning for participants to: enable increased self-sufficiency & self- determination
- assist in the development of participants & roles, including decision-making skills, exercise choices, assume responsibilities & reasonable risks & help participants achieve their personal goals
- perform relevant administrative tasks
- implement safe practices
- assure efficiency and effectiveness of program services
Requirements to be considered for this position:
Desired Level of Education : Post-Secondary
3rd to 6th year student in a relevant post-secondary field, with supervisory experience and previous experience working with individuals with an intellectual disability.
Preferred Fields of Study: physical education, recreation education; community development, health / medical, (nursing, Physio, OT, SLP, psychology), social work, project management or related fields.
Skills & Other Requirements:
- Knowledge of & experience supporting individuals with cognitive challenges.
- Knowledge of & experience with person-centered planning and counseling is an asset
- Knowledge and experience with mentorship and coaching skills is an asset
- Strong organizational and time management skills
- Ability to plan and implement tasks and to multitask and attention to detail.
- Excellent verbal and written communications skills
- Ability to work independently, and as part of a team, be flexible, dependable and demonstrate initiative and creativity.
- Ability to comfortably engage with and & develop innovative opportunities with community partners
- Ability to represent the Association(s) in a professional manner and in alignment with organizational philosophy pertaining to individuals with learning exceptionalities
- Knowledge and proficiency in the use of Microsoft office Suite, e-mail, phone, social media, Microsoft Word and Excel for program correspondence and reporting, general office software for data tracking and reporting
- Initiative, integrity, reliability, ability to work flexible hours.
- Valid Driver's License, Clean driving record, proof of insurance & access to a reliable vehicle;
- Approved Criminal Reference Check –Vulnerable Sector
- The following training, skills, and/or certification would be assets: Current PATH Facilitation; First Aid; CPR; NVCI training/certification; Sign Language; Bilingualism;
Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and current resume and to: firstname.lastname@example.org by 4:00 p.m. May 25, 2021.
- Please quote Job #DSIF-21.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.