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Competition Number 2013
Position Title Inclusion Facilitator
Position Overview
The City of Kitchener is committed to the inclusion of children, youth and adults with disabilities in municipal recreation programs. The inclusion facilitator's role includes facilitating the inclusion of individuals with a disability into City of Kitchener, City of Waterloo and neighbourhood association recreation programs. The role includes providing individualized support to children, youth and adults who would be unable to cope effectively with the established ratios of programs without 1:1 support. The role also includes supporting program staff with behaviour management and program adaptations. The Inclusion Coordinator will match Inclusion Facilitators with specific individuals requesting support in recreation programs.
Responsibilities
 
 
·         Provides one on one support to children, youth, and adults 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.
 
 
Requirements  
·         Must have minimum Grade 12 diploma
·         Must have a minimum of 6 months of related experience
·         Must have experience working with children, youth, and adults with disabilities
·         Must have Current Standard First Aid, CPR-C certification as of date of hire
·         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.
        Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds unassisted
        Must be available evenings and weekends as well as casual and on-call as required
 
As requests for support are ongoing throughout the fall, winter, and spring sessions, preference will be given to candidates that are available 8 am -5pm weekdays during the winter break and March break
 
 
 Conditions of Employment

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 Police Reference Check – Vulnerable Sector.  Any related costs are the sole responsibility of the applicant.

4. The selection of staff is based on a combination of application, resume review, 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 8/20/2013
Posting Closing Date 9/4/2013
Posting Closing Time 11:59pm
Progress Status Receiving Applications
Compensation Range $11.70 - $12.84 per hour
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