(42 hours/week, up to 7 weeks)
June 23rd, 2014 – August 8, 2014 (this includes up to 4 days of training)
Rate of pay – *$17.50/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.
- Valid Driver’s License and use of a vehicle
- Valid Emergency First Aid/CPR Certificate
- Experience supporting people who have an intellectual disability
- Proven experience supporting people with challenging and complex needs
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
Summer Staff provide direct support to teens in community activities. In addition, Summer Staff also have record-keeping and program-planning responsibilities, must attend weekly staff meetings and promote the inclusion of teens into community activities. Staff must be comfortable providing personal care support, participating in all activities with the teens 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 learning more about this position, submit your resume and cover letter by June 13th, 2014 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