Job Posting

Inclusion Facilitator – ASD (1 on 1)

A bit about the incredible camper you will be supporting:

She need a Buddy (1 on 1)someone who can support the summer – guiding her, including her and encouraging belly laughs and smiles! She is 7 years old and is on the Autism Spectrum. She love swimming, arts and crafts, bubbles, coloring, puzzles and all things DISNEY! This will be her 3rd summer at Mooredale and sadly her facilitator who was with her the last 2 years has moved on. Her family and camp leadership are very involved in seeing her succeed at camp, but also very realistic about the energy, engagement and skills that her Buddy (inclusion facilitator) will need. Please review the position details below and reach out with any questions you may have. This is a unique opportunity to join Mooredale Day Camp team and create lasting memories for a awesome camper

Position Details & Requirements: Previous 3 years of Camp staff experience ,inclusion work or like experiences with children with neurodiversity specifically ASD.

Required to hold current certification in CPR and Emergency First-Aid Self-starter and organizer, CRC and Vulnerable Sector Check.

Camp: June 24 – August 23, 2024 – 40hrs per week

Compensation: $17.00/hr

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with camp staff and parents/guardians to develop personalized inclusion plans for neurodivergent/ ASD Camper ( 7 year old girl).
  • Assist campers during recreational and daily swim lessons.
  • Assess each camper’s specific needs, preferences, and challenges to create a comprehensive support strategy.
  • Provide resources and guidance on effective communication and engagement strategies with the camper.
  • Closely with program coordinators to adapt and modify camp activities to ensure inclusivity for all campers.
  • Create alternative options and sensory-friendly activities to accommodate various neurodivergent needs.
  • Act as a bridge between neurodivergent campers, their families, and camp staff.
  • Facilitate regular communication to provide updates on camper progress, share successes, and address any concerns or adjustments needed.
  • Organize and facilitate social skills groups or activities to support neurodivergent campers in building relationships and connecting with their peers.
  • Collaborate with the camp facilities team to create sensory-friendly spaces and ensure the overall sensory inclusivity of the camp environment.
  • Regularly assess the effectiveness of inclusion plans and make adjustments as needed.
  • Foster a sense of community and understanding among all campers, promoting acceptance and appreciation of neurodiversity.
  • The role of a Camp Inclusion Facilitator is dynamic, requiring flexibility and adaptability to meet the unique needs of each neurodivergent camper.

Details

Category:
Counsellor

Deadline:
2024-06-20

Organization:
Mooredale Day Camp

Website:
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Email:
areichardt@mooredale.on.ca

Phone:
(416) 922-3714