Job Posting 61383

Recreation & Integration Support Worker
March of Dimes Canada
Toronto Metro area, York / Durham area
Toronto and GTA
closed 3 days ago (Fri, 27 Mar)
full time  •  TBD

Location / Lieu: Responsible for traveling between locations in Toronto and GTA including York, Simcoe, Durhamand various other locations throughout the province

Duties / Fonctions: 
  • Deliver recreation and leisure programs for adults with physical disabilities including; designing programs, arranging logistics, preparing & monitoring budget, overseeing program evaluations. 
  • Develop integrated recreational opportunities in the community by working with external organizations to expand recreation /leisure opportunities for people with disabilities
  • Develop and research new service initiatives. Work with external groups and other March of Dimes Canada staff to identify new service development needs
  • Assist with budget preparation, identify & seek grants, funding, and manage fee collection
  • Assist or provide attendant care to program participants such as toileting, feeding, and dressing
Qualifications / Compétences requises: 
  • Post-secondary education and/or relevant experience in Recreation and Leisure programing
  • 2-4 years experience in a Recreation program/department with responsibility for program development, implementation, evaluation and management 
  • Current First Aid/CPR Certificate
  • Experience providing personal attendant care to adults with physical disabilities
  • Demonstrated planning, facilitating, and leadership skills
  • Budget and financial management experience
  • Experience and comfort using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication abilities
  • Extensive knowledge of disability, health & safety
  • Demonstrated creativity, innovation, and flexibility
  • Valid driver’s licence, access to a reliable means of transportation and able to travel throughout the assigned region
  • Ability to work flexible and regularly scheduled hours which includes evening and weekend shifts
Applications accepted until / Candidatures acceptées jusqu’au (mm/dd/yy): March 27, 2020
Send application and resume to / Adressez votre demande d’emploi et curriculum vitae à:
Name: Keith Rashid 
Position: National Manager - Recreation and Accessible Travel Services
Address: 10 Overlea Blvd., Toronto, ON M4H 1A4
As part of its commitment to Employment Equity, March of Dimes Canada encourages applications from qualified members of the four designated groups: women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and visible minorities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), March of Dimes Canada will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require any accommodations, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs

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