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Jobs at Autism Ontario
Autism Ontario is looking for a
Summer Camp Director – Niagara Chapter
will be responsible for all aspects of managing the summer camp program for approximately 100 campers, ages 5+ with a variety of special needs. This position is responsible for all camp staff and volunteers. Responsible for supervision of an Assistant Director and between 10 –13 camp counsellors and 5 – 10 volunteers. This position is on site at all times unless an Assistant Camp Director is appointed to be in charge and is responsible for the care and safety of all campers.
Locations throughout Niagara Region
: 40 hours per week for 9 weeks of camp +
120 hours pre and post planning/evaluation
Leads emergency response, if required, throughout the summer, or assigns as designate in their absence including completing incident reports
Responsible for health and safety at the camp including on-site inspections
Tracks all camp finances including tracking all expenses and receipts
Reconciles all finances with the Program Coordinator on a weekly basis (or more frequently if needed).
Ensures that all Autism Ontario policies and procedures are being met including incident reporting
Ensures that all camper, staff and volunteer records are maintained and kept confidential.
Ensures compliance to standards set by Autism Ontario Camp Standards & Ontario Camps Association.
Maintains records for accreditation visits
Leads health and safety program on site including emergency response drills
Meets with families before camp starts to address any questions and screen the camper
Coordinates overall camp program design
Oversees daily program planning with the Assistant Director.
Coordinates all camp outings and speakers, including buses, insurance and facility agreements if needed
Ensures camper behaviour management plans are in place to support campers in their group and implements them as needed
Manages supplies including purchases as needed
Participates daily in camp programs assisting where needed.
Leads clean-up of camp at the end of the season including storing supplies and equipment, identifying broken equipment and inventorying equipment
Recruits and selects all camp staff
Trains all camp staff with input and support from Program Coordinator
Responsible for all camp staff and volunteers and directly supervises Assistant Camp Director
Performs performance evaluations for Camp Assistant Director twice throughout the summer
Responsible for tracking all human resource hours and ensuring Program Coordinator has accurate absences for payroll.
Maintains a list of “on-call” staff in case of absences, and ensure proper staffing levels are maintained daily.
Manages problems & situations involving staff, campers, parents and volunteers as they arise throughout the summer, consulting with the Program Coordinator when necessary.
Other tasks as directed by the Program Coordinator
A Bachelors degree or college diploma preferred in Education, Social Work, Developmental Services, Early Childhood Education, Psychology, Recreation or related area.
Demonstrated understanding of autism and Aspergers Syndrome and the unique challenges and barriers that individuals with an ASD face.
Previous experience in the not-for-profit sector.
Previous experience in a camp or programming leadership role specifically relating to
program development, implementation and evaluation for individuals with ASD
Excellent interpersonal skills
Strong English written & verbal communication
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Autism Ontario is looking for a
Program Coordinator for our Niagara Chapter.
you will develop and implement social, recreational and educational programs for individuals with ASD including supervision and oversight of the Niagara Chapter summer camp.
: 36 Page Street, Unit 401, St. Catharines, ON
: 30.0 hours per week (0.8 FTE), flexibility to work some evenings and weekends
Conduct assessments and identify gaps and unmet needs for the development of new programs to meet the needs of all ages.
Design and establish new social and recreation programs
Oversee the delivery of social and recreation programs ensuring systems are in place to meet/exceed program certification and standards of delivery for Summer Camp and other social recreation programs
Responsible for implementation of all organizational policies and procedures as they apply to the position including oversight of all health and safety requirements in programs and reporting and management of serious occurrence incidents, incidents and accidents in programs
Training and Education Facilitation
Support chapter staff in community awareness activities such as workshops, information fairs, presentations and events
Ensure information pertaining to chapter resources, programs and supports is accessible in easy to understand formats but especially on the chapter’s social media platforms
A bachelor’s degree or diploma in a related field (applied disabilities studies, rehabilitation, developmental disabilities and/or human services)
3-5 years of relevant experience including experience creating individual support plans and experience modifying activities to various levels of abilities
Experience with ASD
Experience supervising staff and volunteers
Ability and means to travel for meetings, a valid driver’s license is required
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Jobs in Autism
Endless PossABILITIES provides behaviour intervention therapy to children (ages 2-14) with ASD and other exceptionalities. We are currently seeking
Two Instructor Therapists
to work part time, providing centre and home based therapies to the children we service. We currently have 2 part time positions for Instructor Therapists working one on one with children in centre based as well as in-home settings.
The Instructor Therapist will report to the Senior Therapist, and is responsible for providing therapy interventions using ABA/IBI principles following written programs as directed by ST, program director and/or psychologist. The ideal candidate will possess knowledge of ABA/IBI principles in implementing programming objectives and 2-4 years direct experience working with children with exceptionalities.
University Degree with a Behavioural Science College diploma in a related field
experience working with children with disabilities including ASD
must be able to work as a team player
understand augmentative communication devices and PECS
experience working with children with exceptionalities, preferably ASD,
knowledge of a variety of therapies including DTT, NET, ITT, etc.
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Hands TheFamilyHelpNetwork.ca requires a bilingual Autism
Spectrum Disorder Consultant
to offer a range of services to school boards and school authorities which include Connections for Students, transition support, resource development and child specific consultation according to Ministry guidelines in various communities through the direction of the Manager for the School Support Program – Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
Permanent 10-month position with summer layoff (July and August)
Bachelor degree in Psychology or Human Services and Board Certified Assistant Behaviour Analyst (BCaBA)
Minimum two (2) years parallel or three (3) years related work experience in the area of applied behaviour analysis, adult education and Autism Spectrum Disorder
Superior knowledge of Autism Spectrum Disorder and behavioral principles
Skills and experience in planning and providing adult training to organizations
Broad knowledge of preschool and school environments
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