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  • Temporary Full Time Behavioral Support Worker (Canada Summer Jobs)
  • The Salvation Army in Canada, , Canada
  • jobs
  • 1 week ago

jobs description

The Behavioral Support Worker provides support to program staff in best practices for behavioral management of campers. The Salvation Army Oshawa Temple Day Camp seeks to provide excellent children’s programming.
• Completed a minimum of one (1) year of post-secondary education in health science, social services, or recreation administration.
• A current valid, Standard First Aid and CPR Certification is an asset.
• Completion of Crisis Prevention Institute Training (CPI) training is required.
EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE:
• Minimum of one (1) year of prior related experience working with behaviorally challenged children.
• Previous experience in a camp setting is an asset.
• Experience with encouraging and assisting others in supporting children and their behavioral needs.
SKILLS AND CAPABILITIES:
• Able to handle difficult situations with maturity and the ability to adapt if necessary.
• Able to implement behavioral supports during the day-to-day camp program operations.
• Strong... leadership, planning and organizational skills with the ability to adapt to change.
• Ability to learn quickly and use initiative.
• Treat the property of The Salvation Army with due care and caution.
• Strong sense of integrity and confidentiality with professional ethics and the ability to exercise good
• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work cooperatively, patiently, and effectively.
• Able to help support other camp staff with children’s individual behavioral needs.
• A desire to be creative and innovative showing initiative with limited supervision.
• Ability to work independently and participate as an active and responsible team member.
• Must comply with all Salvation Army policies, procedures, and associated legislation.
• Be Enthusiastic and Approachable – Present an upbeat and pleasant personality with a helpful attitude towards all.
• Be a Problem Solver – Remain calm under pressure and deal with any situation wisely and selflessly and anticipate problems and opportunities and develop effective solutions.
• Be a Good Listener – Have a desire to create a safe space and be attentive to the needs of others.
• Be Servant-Hearted – Have a servant attitude, being flexible and willing to pitch in and assist as part of the team.
• Be Willing to Grow – Be a teachable person of integrity.
• Passionate for building relationships with youth and children which is aligned with The Salvation Army Core Values, Hope, Service, Dignity, and Stewardship.
• Undergo applicable screening and background checks successfully that are satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion (i.e., The Salvation Army Abuse Registry etc.).
• Ability and willingness to develop an understanding and support for the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada and its implications as related to position responsibilities.
The Salvation Army offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment process. If you are contacted to participate in an interview or screening process, please advise us if you require accommodation. We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted. You must advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application. #J-18808-Ljbffr
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