Summer - Special Needs Assistant Camp Director
- 14.00 - 0 hourly
- City Of Ottawa
Responsible for the daily programming of the special needs camp. This includes program adaptation, intervention and collaboration with camp staff. To ensure inclusion and a supportive recreation environment for special needs pre-school/children and youth registered in camps. This position may provide ongoing integration.
To ensure participants have a safe and enjoyable experience.
Education & Experience
Post Secondary Student (completion of first year College or university):
- Recreation and leisure, Psychology, Sociology, DSW, etc
Minimum of eight (8) months but less than one (1) year of related experience is required
*Experience and formal training combined with demonstrated performance and ability may substitute for stipulated academic requirements.
Language, Certificates & Licenses
- Standard First Aid
- CPR 'C'
- Crisis Prevention and Intervention (CPI)
- AODA Customer Service (Servability Training)
- Current Automated External Defibrillator (A.E.D.) Operator Certificate
The successful candidate will be required to complete a Police Record Check to the City of Ottawa’s satisfaction.
English oral, reading, writing required.
French oral, reading, writing may be required for some positions.
Candidates must meet language requirement for position upon hire.
- Understanding the development and recreational needs of children.
- AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act) Legislated training required by 2010.
- City of Ottawa Core Training.
- Applicable Ottawa Parks & Recreation policies and procedures.
- Must possess the training, experience and knowledge to organize the work and its performance.
- Must be familiar with all applicable health and safety legislation, have knowledge of any potential or actual danger to health or safety in the work place, and have knowledge of appropriate actions to be taken in order to ensure the health and safety of staff in accordance with applicable legislation and City policies and procedures.
Competencies & Skills
- Ability to plan and implemen recreation programs for preschoolers, children, youth and/or children with disabilities.
- Programming skills in crafts, sports, games, creative play, stories and music.
- Ability to operate and required tools/equipment.
- Ability to follow verbal and/or written directions/procedures.
- Ability to accompany and supervise participants in a variety of environments including aquatic.
- Experience planning and operating recreation programs for preschoolers, children and/or youth.
- Demonstrates supervisory and strong leadership skills
Experience and demonstrated ability to train, supervise and.
- evaluate staff.
- Conflict resolution and problem solving skills, with the ability to manage simultaneous demands.