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CYF Inclusion Supervisor (Carlingwood)
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Date Posted: Monday, February 4, 2019
Application Deadline: Friday, May 31, 2019

Position Details

POSITION:                   Inclusion Supervisor

DEPARTMENT:           CYF  Summer Camp

PLACEMENT:              Seasonal Contract; preferred start date, June 8, 2019    

LOCATION:                 Carlingwood Y

CLOSING DATE:          May 31, 2019

OVERVIEW:

As one of the largest charitable community service associations in the National Capital Region, the YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital Region responds to critical social needs in the community and works to provide solutions. Serving more than 70,000 people across our region annually, we are committed to nurturing the potential of children, youth and adults, promoting healthy living and fostering social responsibility within the community. This position requires a commitment to the Y mission and core values of responsibility, honesty, caring, and respect, which form the foundation of all Y programs and services.

NATURE AND SCOPE:

The Inclusion Supervisor will work hand in hand with the Child, Youth, and Family Coordinator to work with families with children who require additional support to try and make their time at camp as successful as possible. The CYF Summer Camp Inclusion Supervisor is responsible for supervising and supporting our inclusion program that provides 1:1 support for our campers who require additional support to be successful while at camp. This can include, but is not limited to, behavioral concerns, developmental delays and cognitive and physical disabilities. The Inclusion Supervisor aids the inclusion specialists on integrating these campers as much as possible into our general programs and provides adaptations when the situation is called for.  The This position fosters self-esteem; problem solving and conflict resolution skills in program participants while working to create an atmosphere of safety, belonging and positive development in accordance with Y policies and procedures.

The Inclusion Supervisor presents a professional appearance and attitude at all times, and ensures excellent customer service is provided to members and participants by proactively addressing concerns or issues and escalating them to the Coordinator of Child, Youth and Family Programs as necessary. This position ensures that health and safety regulations and YMCA-YWCA policies and procedures are upheld. The Camp Inclusion Counsellor adheres to and ensures that the mission, purpose, image and core values of the YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital Region are conveyed to members, staff and volunteers with every interaction.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Educational background and work experience with children with disabilities and their families
  • Current Standard First Aid & CPR “C” certification
  • Experience working in a day camp or overnight camp setting is considered an asset.
  • Commits to assisting the growth and development of children and youth.
  • Bilingualism an asset
  • General experience working in a day camp or overnight camp setting are considered as an asset
  • Well-developed interpersonal, conflict resolution skills and relationship building skills; ability to establish rapport and excellent communication with children, members, staff and volunteers
  • Commitment to working in a socially inclusive environment responding with sensitivity and personal awareness to the diverse needs of members including visible and non-visible dimensions of diversity

Requirements:

  • Must provide a Criminal Reference Check for the Vulnerable Sector, not older than 6 months, as per Association policy

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • COMMUNICATION: Communicates in a thorough, clear and timely manner and supports information sharing and goal achievement across the Association.
  • CONCERN FOR HEALTH AND SAFETY: Acknowledges and understands how to manage and educate others of risk and harm reduction.
  • INCLUSIVENESS: Understand and commits to promoting equal opportunity and support for all children regardless of ability.
  • INTEGRITY: Demonstrates responsible behaviour at all times and maintains high ethical standards.
  • TEAMWORK: Participates actively in a team for organizational effectiveness. Create an atmosphere of trust amongst all team members. 

HOW TO APPLY:

Cover letter and resume must be submitted no later than the closing date to the YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital Region, to Sam Cardarelli, hiring manager: sam.cardarelli@ymcaywca.ca

Please use the position title as the subject line in your application e-mail.

All internal applicants must inform their supervisor of their intention to apply for the position.

CLOSING DATE: May 31, 2019

Thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

The YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital Region is committed to being an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please advise in advance if you require any accommodation during the application or selection process.

We believe all people have the right to live free from discrimination or harassment of any kind. Any information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence.

The YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital Region is committed to providing a safe environment for children. Candidates will be thoroughly screened using background checks and a review process.

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