June 23rd, 2014 – August 22, 2014 (this includes up to 4 days of training)
42 hours/week, up to 12 weeks
Rate of pay – *$12/hour (*pending funding approval)
Community Living Mississauga is a non-profit organization, which provides support to individuals who have an intellectual disability so that their quality of life in the community is meaningfully improved.
DESCRIPTION OF PROGRAM:
The Summer Teen Activity Program provides teens who have an intellectual disability, ages 13 to 21, with a summer program option. Staff provide support to small groups of teens to plan and participate in a variety of community activities such as sports, arts, movies and local day trips, based on the interests of the teens. Each group meets at a local community centre. From these locations the day is spent participating in planned activities in the community.
- Minimum one (1) year of post-secondary education in a related area of study
- Valid driver’s license and use of a car
- Valid Emergency First Aid/CPR Certificate
- Experience supporting people who have an intellectual disability
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
The Activities Coordinator of the Summer Teen Activity Program will support staff and teens in planning and booking trips within the community, including the booking of the transportation. The Activities Coordinator will also be responsible for creating and maintaining information on activity options within the community including information on accessibility, prices, and locations. The Activities Coordinator will also be responsible for filling in for staff on an as needed basis, attending weekly staff meetings, carrying out administrative and record-keeping responsibilities, preparing a final report, and above all, promote the inclusion of teens into community activities. The Activities Coordinator must be comfortable in providing personal care support, participating in all activities with participants including swimming, and be physically fit to perform the essential duties of the job including performing lifts and transfers as necessary.
If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume by April 30th, 2014 to:
Mary Dillon, Community Recreation Liaison
Community Living Mississauga
6695 Millcreek Dr., Suite 1
Mississauga, ON, L5N 5R8
Tel: 905 542-2694 ext. 2242
Fax: 905 542-0987