Summer Inclusion Support Staff - Jobs in Halifax Regional Municipality, NS - 172641

Halifax Regional Municipality
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Job Description

Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) is inviting applications for the casual position of Summer Inclusion Support Staff in Parks and Recreation. We encourage applications from qualified African Nova Scotians, racially visible persons, women in non-traditional positions, persons with disabilities and Aboriginal persons in the workplace. HRM encourages applicants to self-identify.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Summer Inclusion Support Staff supports persons with disabilities in recreation programs (i.e. personal care, lifting procedures, adapting activities, administering medications, etc). May be required to develop specific program plans. Responsible for daily duties such as greeting children, speaking to parents/guardians and ensuring open communication on the needs of the children. Also responsible for organizing supplies and equipment, preparing daily activities, attending staff meetings, and ensuring the safety of all program participants. Ensures children with disabilities are welcomed and included in all day camp activities.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience:
Experience working with individuals with special needs Currently enrolled in a health care, or human service program at college or university Knowledge and understanding of Healthy Child Development Previous experience working with preschoolers/children/youth in a recreational setting an asset

Technical / Job Specific Knowledge and Abilities:
Current certification in Emergency First Aid and Level C CPR an asset
Successful completion of all training requirements (Including High Five and WHMIS) prior to start date
Screening through the Child Abuse Registry and a Police Records Check

Security Clearance Requirements: Applicants may be required to complete an employment security screening check.

Please note Testing may be conducted as a component of the selection process to assess technical and job specific knowledge. Candidates, who are selected for testing, may be tested in a group setting, scheduled at the employers discretion.

COMPETENCIES: Communication, Customer Service, Valuing Diversity, Organization and Planning, Risk Management, Teamwork and Cooperation, Initiative, Decision Making

WORK STATUS: Seasonal June 21st, 2019- Aug 31st, 2019

HOURS OF WORK: Must be willing to work a flexible work schedule.

SALARY: Non Union, $12.00-$12.50 per hour (plus 4% vacation pay)

WORK LOCATION: Various Community Recreation Centres in HRM

CLOSING DATE: Applications will be received until Tuesday, May 21st 2019 at 11:59 pm.

Please note: We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for interview/testing will be contacted.

During the recruitment process, applicants have the right to request accommodation. Applicants invited to participate in an assessment process (such as an interview or testing) and who require accommodation, should discuss their needs with the Recruiter when invited to the assessment process.

Qualified HRM retirees may also be considered for competitions. In these circumstances, a form of employment may be offered, including term and/or contract employment.
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