Coordinator, Students at Work
Community Living Prince Edward is a not-for-profit organization located in Picton that provides supports and services to people with an intellectual disability and their families. This position is for a summer student position to assist youth and young adults to experience a variety of different opportunities in the community inclusive of volunteering, employment, social and recreational experiences during the summer months. The duties and requirements are outlined below.
This position is for eight (8) weeks – 30 hours per week.
It is open to candidates between the ages of 15 – 30 who are legally entitled to work in Canada and who are NOT currently enrolled in post secondary education in the fall of 2021.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
- To facilitate the full inclusion and citizenship of people with an intellectual disability in the life of community through volunteering, employment, social connections and recreational experiences.
- To create a work plan to identify potential opportunities for inclusion in the community in keeping with Community Living Prince Edwards mission and mandate and our Principles of Support.
- To assist with the creating and implementation of individualized plans with people to ensure their learning objectives are a focus of the supports provided.
- To provide guidance and support to people with an intellectual disability inclusive of initial preparation and training, job skill acquisition and retention.
- To work in collaboration with community partners, local organizations and team members.
- To be aware of and report to Supervisor, any Health and Safety issues requiring attention.
- To coordinate workshops in topics of interest and professional growth and development which focus on work, community engagement and pre-employment.
- To assist people with developing a portfolio at the end of the summer.
- To assist with the implementation of the College Readiness Program for youth attending post secondary school in the fall.
The candidate must be enrolled in or completed the Human Services field of study (Child and Youth, Developmental Services Worker, Social Service Worker, Behaviour Sciences, or other Social Services exposure)
The ability to professionally represent the organization both internally and externally to the organization.
Demonstrated interpersonal skills and excellent communication skills.
The ability to follow direction, and work independently as required.
The ability to outline clear expectations to others.
Past experience working with people with an intellectual disability.
A valid driver’s licence (Full Level G) is a requirement of the position and access to a reliable vehicle & a current First Aid / CPR Certificate