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lnclusion Counsellor

YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka and the YMCA of Canada

lnclusion Counsellor
Position Locations: Parry Sound (1)
Reports to: On Site Coordinator, lnclusion Coordinator
Supports: lnclusion Campers

General Function:
lnclusion Counsellors are responsible for providing one on one support to campers with additional needs during
their time at camp. lnclusion Counsellors are caring, enthusiastic, and patient. They will use strategies to ensure
that their campers experience success in the camp program. lnclusion Counsellors will receive additional training
and support, but should come into this role with some knowledge and experience related to inclusion. ln this role
staff will be required to work 7:00-3:00pm, 8:30-4:30pm, or 10:00-6:00pm.

Key Responsibilities:
Programming: Assist in developing program inclusion and modification strategies to create a successful
camping experience for all. Act as a resource for other day camp staff regarding inclusive programming.
Camper Care: Provide one on one or two on one support to campers with additional needs. Manage
behavioral incidents and implement behavioral redirection techniques when needed. Be a role model
for safety and take responsibility for the supervision and security of all participants in your care.
Customer Service: Provide excellent customer service to all campers, parents/guardians, and service
providers as a representative of the YMCA. Demonstrate a strong support of and commitment to the
mission, vision, and core values of the YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka and the YMCA of Canada.
Administration: Complete all necessary paperwork (site checks, program paperwork, incident reports,
pre-camp phone calls, staff meetings, and parent feedback)’
Child and Youth Focused: Commits to assisting growth and development among children and youth.
Concern for Health and Safety: Acknowledges and understands how to manage and educate others of risk
and harm reduction.
lnclusiveness:   Understands and commits to promoting equal opportunity and support for all children
regardless of ability.
Integrity:  Demonstrates responsible behavior at all times and maintains high ethical standards.
Sense of Community: Demonstrates an awareness and understanding of community and responds to
identified needs.

. Standard First Aid and CPR C
Experience with behavior management and working with children with additional needs.
. Must be a minimum 17 years of age on or before December 31, 2023.
Criminal Record Check with a Vulnerable Sectors Screening for those 18+ years of age. Applicants are advised to
begin the Criminal Record Check process early as it may take several weeks to obtain results.

Salary: $600/week based on a five day work week
Contract Dates: June 26th to September 1st (no work on July 1st or August 7th)

Interested applicants can email their resumes to

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