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Competition Number 2014
Position Title Hiring Now 2014- Inclusion Facilitator
Position Overview
 
The Cities of Kitchener and Waterloo are committed to the inclusion of children and youth with disabilities in municipal summer recreation programs. Through the Every Kid Counts program children and youth with physical, developmental and/or emotional/behavioural needs receive support from inclusion facilitators to assist with their participation at municipal summer recreation programs.
Responsibilities
 
The Cities of Kitchener and Waterloo are committed to the inclusion of children and youth with disabilities in municipal summer recreation programs. Through the Every Kid Counts program children and youth with physical, developmental and/or emotional/behavioural needs receive support from inclusion facilitators to assist with their participation at municipal summer recreation programs.
 
 
Responsibilities:
  Provides one on one support to children and youth with physical, developmental and/or emotional/ behavioral disabilities following established procedures and accommodation plans.
·         Provides program behavior management interventions and suggestions.
·         Assists program participants with physical assistance and personal care.
·         Administers authorized medication to participants, noting details on appropriate form.
·         Provides feedback to participants and parents/caregivers.
·         Monitors program participants and ensures safe practices.
·         Completes forms and reports including accident/incident reports.
·         Provides first aid as required.
·         Performs other related duties as assigned.
 
Minimum Requirements:
Must have minimum Grade 12 diploma
·          Must have a minimum of 6 months of related experience
·         Must have experience working with children and youth with disabilities
·         Must have Current Standard First Aid, CPR-C certification as of June 1, 2014
·         Must be willing to obtain a current and satisfactory police reference check – vulnerable sector
·         It is recommended that vaccinations are updated and current for the period of employment
·         Preference will be given to applicants with a class G driver’s license and who have access to a vehicle for the full duration of employment
·         Will be required to enter the pool as part of pool program participation.
·          Ability to lift 35 pounds unassisted.
Employment Dates: June 9 – August 22, 2014
Hours a week: 28-40 hours/week
Hours of work: 8:30am – 4:30pm (hours vary)
Wage range: $11.70-$12.84 per hour
Additional Information: No work June 23-27, July 1, August 4. The employment period may extend until August 29 if program demands require it. Some evening work required.
Requirements Conditions of Employment (December 2013)

1. As per Council Policy 11-110, “Employment of Relatives of Staff Members and Elected Officials”:
• Immediate relatives of staff of the human resources division, directors, general managers, the chief administrative officer and elected officials shall not be employed by the city in any capacity.
• Immediate relatives of all other management personnel shall not be employed within the same division (in the case of students).

2. Applicants must be a minimum of 15 years of age or over as of the first day of employment, unless otherwise specified.

3. Employment is conditional upon the provision of current certification in Standard First-aid (CPR, Level C) as well as the provision of a satisfactory and current Police Reference Check – Vulnerable Sector. A police reference check must be dated NO EARLIER THEN the job posting deadline. Any related costs are the sole responsibility of the applicant.

4. The selection of staff is based on a combination of application, resume review, and interview.

5. The City of Kitchener does not guarantee employment for any applicant or returning staff.

6. Employment is conditional upon; attendance at all training sessions, submission of required documentation/certification, adherence to the minimum age requirements and ability to meet the employment term.




Department Community Services
Division Community Programs & Services
Union Affiliation Non-Union/Management
Job Status Part Time
Posting Added Date 12/12/2013
Posting Closing Date 1/31/2014
Posting Closing Time 11:59pm
Numbers To Fill 12
Progress Status Receiving Applications
Compensation Range $11.70 - $12.84 per hour
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