MARCH BREAK STAFF – Teen Activity Program (MB-TAP)
March 14-18, 2016 (40 Hours) & up to 20 hours of training.
Rate of pay:  * $12.00/hour

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 March Break Teen Activity Program provides teens who have an intellectual disability, ages 13 to 21, with a March Break 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.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience supporting people who have an intellectual disability
  • Emergency First Aid Certification an asset

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

March Break Staff provide direct support to teens in community activities.  In addition, staff also have record-keeping and program-planning responsibilities and are responsible for promoting the inclusion of the teens into community activities.  Staff must be comfortable providing personal care support, and participating in all activities with the teens, including swimming.

Please note that all interested individuals must be available to attend the training sessions on February 27th, March 5th, and March 8th

If you are interested in learning more about this position, submit your resume and cover letter by January 24th, 2016 to:

Mary Dillon, Community Recreation Liaison
Community Living Mississauga
6695 Millcreek Drive, Unit #1
Mississauga, ON   L5N 5R8
Phone:  (905) 542-2694 ext. 2242
Fax:  (905) 542-0987
Email:  maryd@clmiss.ca