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Summer Camps Inclusion Coordinator

From CivicInfo BC - March 20, 2017

Summer Camps Inclusion Coordinator

Do you enjoy working with children and youth between the ages of 3-15 years?
Are you a team player?
Can you demonstrate a high level of energy and enthusiasm?
Are you self motivated? Can you meet job expectations with a smile?

Summer Camps Inclusion Coordinator will develop and provide training and ongoing direction and coordination to our Summer Camp Staff, One-to-one Access Workers and Inclusion Volunteers, to assist them in developing skills to manage a variety of behaviours. The Inclusion Volunteers provide additional supports to summer camps that have children who have disAbilities or may have trouble engaging with other campers for a variety of reasons: social, cultural, linguistic, etc. During the summer program they will work also work with families/caregivers to implement existing support plans to promote consistency and most importantly: help everyone have fun and make friends at summer camp.

The Summer Camps Inclusion Coordinator will be supervised by the Access and Volunteer Program Coordinators.

The preferred applicants will possess: experience working with children of all ages; knowledge of group characteristics and age appropriate activities; the ability to effectively provide guided choices, instructions and directions to children; the ability to encourage appropriate behavior; the ability to assess situations involving challenging individuals and behaviors; the ability to provide on-site training and guidance; and experience working with families and other professionals.

The successful candidate will possess valid Red Cross Standard First Aid Certification or equivalent. A valid class 5 BC Drivers Licence and access to a vehicle is required for this position in order to travel between summer camp programs at the West Vancouver Community Centre, Ambleside, Lighthouse Park and Gleneagles Community Centre. The following experience and education would be considered an asset: experience working with children with disAbilities; experience working or volunteering within a recreation setting; Special Education Training or equivalent; ECE, B.Ed. Special Education Certificate, Therapeutic Recreation, Kinesiology, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Nursing, Physician, etc...

Successful applicants will be required to provide a current criminal record check and must be available as follows:

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