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Summer Camp - Inclusion Camp Counsellor (Summer 2019) in Oshawa at City of Oshawa

Date Posted: 11/30/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Part-Time
  • Location:
    Oshawa
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/30/2018

Job Description

 

  

City of Oshawa, located just a short 30-minute drive from Toronto, is a progressive city of 168,000 people and is the economic engine of the eastern Greater Toronto Area. Our strategic pursuit of sustainable growth, excellent community service delivery and co-operative partnerships have enhanced our quality of life advantage, while maintaining a strong commitment to fiscal restraint.

Posting Number:  002051  

Job Title: Summer Camp - Inclusion Camp Counsellor (Summer 2019) 

City: Oshawa Province: Ontario          

Employment Group: Exempt    Wage Rate:   IC3, $15.50 - $17.25    Standard Weekly Hours of Work:  Up to 44   Shift Work Required:  Yes

Posting End Date:  2019/01/13




Job Description

Reporting to the Program Coordinator and Special Needs Coordinator, provide support with integration of children with special needs into the City of Oshawa camp programs.

The City of Oshawa strives to provide an environment that cultivates and supports the following core values: Authenticity, Courage, and Trust (ACT).

All training hours are paid at minimum wage as outlined in the Employment Standards Act.

Responsibilities

  • Evaluate and access the needs of participants based on written and verbal information provide to ensure the necessary program adaptations and modifications are implemented
  • Provide feedback to full-time staff regarding program and participant integration
  • Daily communication with parents/guardians with respect to program successes and concerns
  • Minimize inappropriate behaviour using learned techniques and acquired skills
  • Physically assist with lifts, transfers, toileting, feeding and other needs as required
  • Ensure the safety, enjoyment and care of registered participants in City of Oshawa camp programs
  • Respond to first aid situations
  • Be familiar with City of Oshawa policies and procedures and emergency procedures and be able to implement such procedures (fire, power failure, building evacuation)
  • Report all incidents, accidents, issues and concerns to the Program Coordinator
  • Complete all formal paperwork (accident, incident, complaint forms, weekly attendance)
  • Answer questions and inquiries, while providing effective customer service to registrants/patrons of the program
  • Other duties as assigned


Job Requirements

Applicants employed in previous seasons must reapply. Previous applicants or incumbents are not guaranteed an interview or employment from year to year. Consideration for employment will be determined by both operational needs and a successful performance appraisal from your previous supervisor.  

  • Be able to commit to the full term of employment beginning June 2019 through August 30, 2019
  • Attend mandatory training's 
  • Possess and keep current Standard First Aid & CPR ‘C’ qualifications
  • Provide a current (within six months) Criminal Information Request prior to employment start date
  • Demonstrate good customer service and communication skills to deal effectively and courteously with staff and the general public; good interpersonal skills with the ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships
  • Currently enrolled in or completed education in a related field is an asset (ie. Nursing, Personal Support Worker, Teacher, etc.) and related experience
  • Previous volunteer and/or previous experience in a camp or similar setting is an asset
  • Experience working with children with special needs
  • Attend all staff meetings and training's, including evenings and weekends
  • Strong swimmer 
  • Strong skater is an asset

We would like to thank all applicants however, please note that only those selected to attend an interview will be contacted and all other applicants will be kept on file.  Applicants are advised that written, oral and practical testing may form part of the selection process.

All applicants are encouraged to provide a valid email address for communication purposes.  Please ensure that you check your email regularly to receive any correspondence.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC).  The City of Oshawa will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities and/or needs related to the OHRC.  Personal information provided is collected under the authority of The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

 

Job Requirements

Applicants employed in previous seasons must reapply. Previous applicants or incumbents are not guaranteed an interview or employment from year to year. Consideration for employment will be determined by both operational needs and a successful performance appraisal from your previous supervisor.  

  • Be able to commit to the full term of employment beginning June 2019 through August 30, 2019
  • Attend mandatory training's 
  • Possess and keep current Standard First Aid & CPR ‘C’ qualifications
  • Provide a current (within six months) Criminal Information Request prior to employment start date
  • Demonstrate good customer service and communication skills to deal effectively and courteously with staff and the general public; good interpersonal skills with the ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships
  • Currently enrolled in or completed education in a related field is an asset (ie. Nursing, Personal Support Worker, Teacher, etc.) and related experience
  • Previous volunteer and/or previous experience in a camp or similar setting is an asset
  • Experience working with children with special needs
  • Attend all staff meetings and training's, including evenings and weekends
  • Strong swimmer 
  • Strong skater is an asset