Part Time Residential Advisors for the Summer Transition Program (STP)
Counseling Centre/Disability/Health Services
Seneca’s Summer Transition Program is looking for enthusiastic, motivated, residential advisors (RA’s) to work in a special four day transitional program operating out of the King Campus for students with identified learning disabilities from Tuesday, July 2nd to Friday, July 5th, 2013. There are a couple of additional hours paid to attend planning meetings and training. They will take place over the month of June at times to be arranged. You will be paid $10.25 per hour and will work approximately 40 hours; overtime provisions will apply.
1. Attend pre and post STP Staff meetings and training as arranged by STP Coordinators. 2. Plan social activities with other RA’s during pre STP meetings. 3. Assist with any program development or materials preparation as required. 4. Submit any written reports requested by Coordinators. 5. Reside in residence from 3:00 PM Tuesday, July 2nd to the end of the program on Friday, July 5th 6. Attend ALL meals and interact socially with STP participants. 7. Assist participants to be ready for sessions 8. Assist STP participants to find their way around campus and make sure they are on time for sessions. 9. Attend sessions and assist students or STP Staff during sessions. 10. Supervise participants and interact with them in recreational or non-academic activities. 11. Organize and run planned social activities for the evenings. This will include purchasing any needed supplies. Submit detailed receipts to STP Coordinators for reimbursement. 12. Constantly encourage and model appropriate social interactions between participants, STP Staff and the College Community both inside and outside classrooms. Promote courteous behavior and respect among the participants.
Experience leading social events; reliability, initiative and good problem solving skills; respect for persons with disabilities, as well as the ability to create a positive, supportive environment are desirable qualities for this position. Knowledge of learning disabilities is also desirable but training will be provided as necessary.
July 2, 2013
April 9, 2013 REPOST
April 26, 2013
Applications must be submitted by the closing date.
Note: A skills assessment may be administered and proof of degrees, credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post secondary institutions and/or their international equivalents will be required at the time of interview.
Seneca College is committed to diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, especially aboriginal persons, francophones, members of sexual minority groups, persons with disabilities, visible minorities and women.
We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.