Adaptabilities is looking for AMAZING YOUTH to get involved with their summer programs!
AdaptAbilities is a registered charity that provides one-of-a-kind programs and services empowering individuals with special needs to grow, succeed, and belong. The organization is looking for dedicated volunteers with a shared vision to join the team. This is an opportunity to make a difference through supporting individuals with disabilities to be a part of their community.
Volunteer Relief Care Specialist – Hearts In Action Summer Camp
Volunteers are integral to the operation of the organization allowing us to provide the highest quality of support to the people that we serve. They are a part of the front line team supporting goal directed respite programs and services. Volunteers assist Relief Care Specialists (RCS) in providing reliable, consistent, and quality care that enhances the experience for each individual. If you want to make a difference in a young person’s life VOLUNTEER TODAY.
Provide a fun and exciting environment
Develop and facilitate genuine relationships
Facilitate a supportive and caring environment
Build positive rapport with participants
Assist RCS in creating a successful environment
Focus on the individual’s growth and development
Learn about individual’s interests, abilities and needs
Support RCS in the delivery of respite services
Assist RCS in setting up and carrying out planned activities
Assist RCS in ensuring centre materials and equipment are well maintained
Ensure the facility is kept safe, clean and organized
Fulfill duties as requested by the Team Lead or RCS
A shared passion and vision with the organization
High level of professionalism
Ability to connect with children and young adults who have special needs
Clear Security Clearance Check and Children and Youth Intervention Record Check
Must be willing to attend required training sessions and orientation
This seasonal position takes place July through September 2016 with opportunity to continue throughout the year. Shifts are scheduled between 7:30 am – 6:00 pm.
Benefits & Recognition
Reference letters and volunteer hour verification available upon request. Starting as a volunteer is the best way to transition into employment with AdaptAbilties.
Deadline: June 15th, 2016