Job Posting 83818

Community Recreation Support
North Shore ConneXions Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
North Vancouver
closed 3 days ago (Fri, 20 May)
canada summer jobs / summer students  •  20.50 per hour

Job Title: Community Recreation Support

Location: The Summit, North Vancouver

Job Status: Contract (May 9rd to August 26th for 16 weeks)
Rate of Pay: $20.50 per hour

Benefits: No

Union Position: No

Driver’s License Required: No

Hours of Work per Week: 35 hours/week

Monday to Friday 8:30-3:30 pm

Requirements of the Position
• You must meet the Canada Summer Jobs Criteria to be eligible and considered for this position.

  • Applicants must be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment
  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person who has been granted refugee status in Canada under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.
  • Be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations. International participants are not eligible. Recent immigrants are eligible if they are Canadian citizens or permanent residents.
  • Grade 12 graduate.
  • Excellent written, and verbal communication skills with interpersonal skills.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word). Experience and/or working knowledge of Human Resources principles and practices is considered an asset.
  • Prior experience in the Community Living Sector is not required but is considered an asset. 
  • Must be willing to undergo a Criminal Record Check and submit a negative Tuberculosis screening test, Medical Fit to Work form and provide three professional references. ConneXions will cover the costs associated with the Criminal Record Check, Tuberculosis screening, Medical Fit to Work form fee and First Aid training if needed.

Primary Job Goal

Under the direction of the Program Manager, the Community Recreation Support will focus broadly on engaging and facilitating activities with social, recreational, and educational connections for adults with intellectual disabilities. The Community Recreation Support will also assist in the day-to-day responsibilities of online registration, film and video recording, developing social media content, and creating and editing content. The successful candidate will assist with client assessments to determine the suitability of programs for individuals, and maintain and develop sincere relationships with guardians or caregivers of participants through regular and respectful communication.

 

Duties & Responsibilities

• Leadership in designing, implementing and facilitating activities, programs, and hosting events.
• Advocate for inclusion and ensure successful participation of all members, including adapting and modifying activities, implementing positive behaviour supports, and providing alternate activities for small groups as necessary.
• Assess and determine the recreational interests and needs of program participants and potential participants.
• Ensure that the goals of the program and ConneXions are being met at all times.
• Facilitate, foster and encourage friendships and social opportunities/situations for participants, as well as teach and encourage the development and improvement of social skills and social behaviour.
• Support and act as a positive role model and model appropriate social behaviours to participants at all times.
• Provide families, caregivers, and residential staff with up to date information on the scheduled activities and events
• Report any significant/pertinent information regarding participants to families, the Program Manager and other team members.
• Complete required paperwork, documentation and record-keeping.
• Attend staff meetings and training as required
• Maintaining and upkeep of worksite.
• Other duties as assigned

How to Apply

  • Send a cover letter and resume via email to by 4:30 pm of the closing date
  • Please quote Posting # CSJ703-2201 when applying.

North Shore ConneXions Society is an equal opportunity employer, and we welcome applications from Indigenous people, people with disabilities, BIPOC and racialized individuals, and others who may contribute to the Society's organizational diversity and who share the Society's values.

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please email to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

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