Title: Recreation Worker
Job Status: Summer Contract (July 2nd to August 15, 2019)
Hours: 8:45am – 3:15pm, Monday – Friday
Locations: Ladner and/or Tsawwassen, and North Delta

Scope: Recreation Workers work in a team environment supporting children with special needs participate in recreational activities which meet the Summer Fun Goals. Your team consists of other recreation workers, Support Worker(s), 1 Assistant Leader, and 1 Site Leader. You will execute the program directed by the Site Leader while ensuring the safety and well-being of the children. You will participate in all the programming areas and ensure that the equipment used is safe, clean and hazard-free at all times.Specific duties include:

  • Assist the children with their life skills, daily living activities and recreational activities, including but not limited to: eating, toileting, swimming, walking and communicating
  • Ensure the safety of participants at all times
  • Daily communication with parents of the child you are assigned to for the day
  • Assorted other duties as required

The Recreation Worker reports directly to the Site Leader and is responsible for supporting the program as set out in the program handbook.

Requirements:

  • Current Emergency First Aid with CPR certificate
  • Experience working with children with special needs (i.e. respite, peer tutor)
  • Completion of a criminal record check (required only if you are a successful applicant)
  • Food-safe is an asset
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • High energy,enthusiastic, flexible
  • Enjoy being part of a team that values leadership and organizational talents
  • Open to receiving feedback on strategies to deal with our participant’s unique needs

We offer a competitive salary which will commensurate with experience and starts at $12.50 per hour.
Please send resumes in confidence to: membership@deltalifeskills.net and indicate RECREATION WORKER in the subject line.

Closing date: April 15, 2019