Overview

Community Venture Program Facilitator- Term Position Temporary in Winnipeg, MB

Community Venture

Branch Winnipeg MB CA

Position:
Program Facilitator- Term Position
Location:
Winnipeg, MB

Actively engage in work life (orientation & training, team meetings, performance planning & evaluation, acquiring required or value-added skills)….

Job Summary

JOB PURPOSE: The Program Facilitator delivers day program and residential services to adults living with intellectual disabilities, providing support, training, and guidance to foster members’ community inclusion and self-determination.

Responsibilities and Duties

CHARACTERISTIC JOB DUTIES:

  • enhance member inclusion (relationships & communication, community participation, advocacy)
  • realize members’ chosen outcomes (activities, life skills & tasks, transportation assistance)
  • foster member wellbeing and safety (counseling & personal support, clean & safe environs, medical support, behaviour management, personal care)
  • create and maintain member documentation (member files, outcome measures, Advisory Board material)
  • ensure timely and effective member-centred communication (individual planning; incident, medical, & abuse reporting; appropriate communication with member’s entire support team)
  • maintain professional deportment (communication; dress; interactions with co-workers, other professionals, & public; confidentiality)
  • actively engage in work life (orientation & training, team meetings, performance planning & evaluation, acquiring required or value-added skills)

follow all applicable policies (review regularly, recommend improvements & additions

PHYSICAL EFFORT/DEXTERITY REQUIRED: The performance of the job requires: a moderate amount of keyboarding/manual record keeping; occasional to moderate amounts of physical care (including manual or assisted transfers); occasional lifting/packing of member belongings or program supplies; occasional recreational activities; frequent standing, sitting, walking, & reaching; and rare use of physical behaviour intervention techniques.

MENTAL EFFORT/SKILLS REQUIRED: Performance of the job requires attentive listening & observation of body language; continuously monitoring the environment; frequent multi-tasking; reading, writing, & basic arithmetic; significant memory & concentration; significant reasoning & judgment; some creativity & imagination; and the ability to understand members’ needs.

RESPONSIBILITY FOR FINANCIAL RESOURCES: The incumbent is involved in minor financial matters regularly, or on a relief basis. The incumbent may be authorized to spend, disburse, or collect small amounts of cash, but has no input into the annual budget.

RESPONSIBILITY FOR HUMAN RESOURCES : The incumbent is responsible for his or her own time and effort only. The incumbent will not provide formal orientation to new employees, but may be asked to share knowledge of work methods and routines.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The incumbent’s typical work environment is a day program facility or community residence, with moderate amounts of work accompanying members into the community. Depending on workplace, the incumbent may be isolated, may have a work schedule affecting lifestyle, and may be exposed to domestic cleaning supplies and bodily fluids/wastes.

Qualifications and Skills

MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL ATTAINED: The successful job applicant will have completed a college diploma in Disability & Community Support or a related university degree. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be acceptable.

SPECIAL LICENSES, DIPLOMAS, CERTIFICATES, OR REQUIREMENTS:

  • St John Ambulance Standard First Aid & CPR “A” or equivalent ( within six weeks of hiring )
  • Valid Manitoba Class V driver license
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention ( as available – will be considered an asset on hiring )
  • American Sign Language ( will be considered an asset on hiring )
  • Valid Manitoba Class IV driver license ( will be considered an asset on hiring )
  • Foundations in Disability & Community Support ( will be considered an asset on hiring ) MINIMUM PRIOR RELATED EXPERIENCE: Suitable candidates may be hired without previous experience; however, prior related experience will be considered an asset on hiring.

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Job Type: Temporary

Salary: $16.31 /hour

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Winnipeg, MB, CA
Posted on: 2018-01-10
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