Program Facilitator – Inclusion Support Specialist

Opening date
Closing date
Term
Seasonal
Region
Ontario
Ontario North
Location
MacTier, ON
Job description
  • Energetically and inclusively facilitate recreation programs (crafts, games, camp fires, etc.) for our seniors, adult, youth and family guests
  • Positively support waterfront programming in a non-lifeguard capacity
  • Positively support off-site field trips 
  • Using a guest-focused approach, facilitate, support and evaluate recreation programs. Arrive 15 minutes prior to assigned program  
  • Uphold all standards and policies of the CNIB Lake Joseph Centre, with particular care given to customer service
  • In an effort to expand upon Lake Joe’s programming, provide new and creative ideas with respect to scheduling, programs, and service delivery with a focus on inclusion 
  • Assist guests by taking an active role in all dining room duties and responsibilities, including serving meals
  • Welcome guests by taking an active role in all duties pertaining to change-over day
  • Assist guests in the event of an emergency or whenever necessary
  • Provide support to staff, volunteers and site visitors
  • Champion a Culture of Volunteerism by supporting an environment where volunteers are respected and valued members of the team
  • Actively participate in staff meetings and all ongoing training
  • Work as a team member taking on other areas of responsibilities as needed
  • Work on individual assignments as needed
  • Understand and be sensitive to the unique and safety considerations that need to be taken when working with a special population
  • Provide assistance to guests to ensure their safety at all times
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications
  • Strong interpersonal skills including: patience, empathy, communication
  • Education in the field of Special Education, Occupational Therapy, Developmental Services Worker or similar field an asset
  • Knowledge and experience in recreation programs and settings
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Swimming certifications such as Bronze Cross an asset
  • Ability to work in a team setting and independently
  • Current Police Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR “C”
  • Experience working with people with vision loss (children, teens, adults and seniors) is an asset
  • Ability to work flexible hours as well as standard camp hours
  • Ability to work in a changing and busy environment
  • Must reside at Lake Joseph Centre during operational season
  • Must be willing to share accommodations with other staff member
Application and contact information

CNIB strives to establish and maintain an inclusive workplace and believes that the diversity of our workforce is an invaluable asset. CNIB is committed to following recruitment and selection practices based on merit, transparency, accessibility and inclusion ensuring that all candidates are given a fair opportunity for employment with CNIB.

To help ensure that this commitment is met, CNIB is committed to working with all candidates that require an accommodation. If you require an accommodation, please let us know what accommodation you require and CNIB will work with you to meet your needs at every stage of the recruitment and selection process.

For more information or to submit your resume, please contact cniblakejoe.campbrainstaff.com

Please send cover letter and resume, and mention how you learned of this position.

Please note that the successful candidate will be required to pass a standard Criminal Record Check.

We thank all applicants for their interest in CNIB, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.