Job Posting 88098

Day Program Counsellor
The Bob Rumball Canadian Centre of Excellence for the Deaf (BRCCED)
Southern Ontario
closed 3 days ago (Mon, 3 Oct)
full time - temporary / contract  •  18.41



 TITLE:                           Day Program Counsellor

 POSITION STATUS:   Full Time – Temporary (August 2023) (Union)

 SCHEDULE:                  Monday to Friday- 7:00am – 3:00pm (flexibility required)

 REPORTS TO:              Program Manager                




The Bob Rumball Canadian Centre of Excellence for the Deaf (BRCCED) is a provincial leader in the Deaf community. Our mission is to provide care and opportunities in a communication-rich environment that enhances the quality of life of those we serve. We are a highly motivated collaborative team on a mission to improve the quality of life for those we serve. We take a person centred approach to serve the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community that aims to support and make a positive difference. Our perks include but is not limited to extended health coverage, exposure to Deaf culture, ASL classes, comprehensive training library, internal progression, and an opportunity to give back to the community.

This position is responsible for the daily activities of the program, and will work with the Program Manager and the Milton Day Program team to ensure the highest quality of care and services for everyone we serve.

This position is a temporary role.




  • Ensure that activities and daily support approaches are in accordance with agency mission, vision, values, strategic direction and policies with a goal of ensuring the highest quality of care
  • Ensure person-centered quality service, and achievement of program and individual service goals
  • Administer medications consistent with Organization’s policies & procedures
  • Consistently comply with clinical and program plans including daily activity schedule
  • Implement ISP/PDP goals; track & report on progress
  • Promote an evidence-based, best practice approach to care
  • Advocate on behalf of individuals and their specific needs/goals
  • Understand and be able to work with Behavioural Support Plans, PRN’s and medical protocols
  • Work collaboratively with team and individual’s service team; dedicating one-self to excellent service
  • Utilize community resources & liaise with community members
  • Documentation – communication logs, reports, etc.
  • Teach, coach, mentor – life skills, daily activity schedules and community involvement
  • Plan, execute and oversee multiple program activities with clients
  • Versatility to work with many different client groups that have a wide variety of interests




  • Diploma in Human Services related field or three (3) years’ experience working in a residential setting with Consumers with developmental disabilities, mental health needs and/or dual diagnosis
  • Knowledge and experience working within the deaf community and fluency in ASL
  • Knowledge and experience working with clinical professionals as it relates to mental health and/or behavioural needs
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Ontario Review Board orders
  • Demonstrated leadership, creative problem solving abilities; good judgement and critical thinking, with the ability to take charge in a group setting. 
  • Excellent communication, literacy and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge and experience with report writing and data entry
  • Demonstrated skills with decision-making in crisis situation
  • Knowledge and experience with program planning
  • Experience managing nutritional needs of clients
  • Demonstrated innovation, initiative and integrity
  • Knowledge and experience in developing Daily Activity Schedules
  • Demonstrated experience in computer literacy (e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Valid Ontario Full G Driver’s License and clean driving record
  • French language/LSQ an asset



Interested candidates please email resume to: Human Resources at  or fax to 855.492.1612

We thank all applicants in advance, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.



                    Posting Date: Sept 19, 2022                            Closing Date: October 3, 2022                        Start Date: Immediate

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