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Program Facilitator, Leadership and Special Programs

CNIB Lake Joe

Job Title:
Program Facilitator, Leadership and Special Programs

Summer (July 5 to August 27) and possibility of extension into fall (September 24)


CNIB Lake Joseph Centre (MacTier, ON)

CNIB Lake Joe is a fully accessible lakefront facility located in Muskoka providing a unique blend of recreation, skills training, social interaction and personal discovery in a safe, inclusive environment. Two hours north of Toronto, Lake Joe stretches over 12.5 acres of waterfront property on the northwest corner of beautiful Lake Joseph. Staff and volunteers provide a wide range of high-quality programs to people of all ages who are living with sight loss.

Job Description:

The Program Facilitator, Leadership & Special Programs will hold guest experience as the highest priority while leading programming for all guests (children, youth, adults, seniors, families). This is accomplished through creative planning, energetic facilitation, and excellent interpersonal skills. This role will also help to develop and enhance leadership and special programming at Lake Joe.

Essential Duties entail (but not limited to):

The position entails, but is not limited to the following general responsibilities:

  • Energetically and inclusively facilitate fun and engaging experiences for guests;
  • Provide new and creative ideas with respect to scheduling, programs and service delivery;
  • Provide support to staff, volunteers and visitors with respect to special programs;
  • Work as a team member, taking on other areas of responsibility as needed;
  • Understand and be sensitive to the unique safety considerations of working with a special population;
  • Other duties as assigned


Qualifications: (Education, Training, Experience):

  • Strong interpersonal skills, including patience, empathy and communication
  • Experience with adaptive and modified sports an asset
  • Experience in camp or other recreation programs
  • Current (within 6 months of start date) Vulnerable Sector Police Record Check
  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR “C”
  • Ability to work flexible hours in a changing and busy environment
  • Must reside at CNIB Lake Joe during operational season and be willing to share accommodations with another staff member



How to Apply:


Closing Date for Applications:
July 2, 2021

CNIB strives to establish and maintain an inclusive workplace and believes that the diversity of our workforce is an invaluable asset. CNIB is committed to following recruitment and selection practices based on merit, transparency, accessibility and inclusion ensuring that all candidates are given a fair opportunity for employment with CNIB.

To help ensure that this commitment is met, CNIB is committed to working with all candidates that require an accommodation. If you require an accommodation, please state in your cover letter what accommodation you require and CNIB will work with you to meet your needs at every stage of the recruitment and selection process.

We thank all applicants for their interest in CNIB, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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