Jobs at Autism Ontario

Autism Ontario is looking for a Gift and Membership Coordinator.

The Gift and Membership Coordinator is responsible for maintenance of our Raiser’s Edge database. Provides a superior/professional level of customer service to all internal and external stakeholders and the general public. The main areas of responsibility are: maintenance of memberships and donor gift processing. This work will be done primarily at the Autism Ontario’s Provincial Office in Toronto.

Location: Based out of Autism Ontario’s Provincial Office in Toronto (Liberty Village at King and Dufferin)
Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Responsibilities include:
  • Adhere to database policies, procedures and systems to ensure the integrity of data using Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge (RE)
  • Process donations, pledges, memberships, gifts in kind (cash, cheques, credit cards) by adding or updating constituent and gift information in the RE database via batch entry
  • Down-loading on-line transactions to RE and verify data for posting
  • Prepare and issue charitable tax receipts and thank you letters from RE using mail mergers in MS Word and Excel
  • Process new membership applications and renewals
  • Prepare periodic reports as required
  • Preparing and processing manual and electronic bank deposits
  • Posting deposit details to Sage 50 Simply Accounting software and reconciling to bank entries
  • Communicate effectively with donors, members and volunteers

Qualifications include:
  • Post-secondary education in Business, Accounting or related discipline is preferred; a minimum of two years of experience required; An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered
  • Proven experience working with Raiser’s Edge database is essential
  • Completion of Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge Basics, Fundamental training modules
  • Knowledge of integration between Raiser’s Edge and Financial Edge preferred
  • Experience working with Sage Simply Accounting software

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Autism Ontario- Niagara Region Chapter is looking for a Senior Camp Counsellors (2 positions)

The Senior Camp Counsellor is responsible for the supervision and coaching of Camp Counsellors as they work 1:1or 2:1 with children, youth and adults diagnosed with ASD ages 5 - 95. The Senior Camp Counsellor will facilitate and adapt the delivery of the Camp program activities and manage any challenging behaviours that may arise. Personal care, including toileting, changing, feeding and lifting is required. Daily reports and communication with parents is also required.

Salary: $15.00/ hour for 10 weeks at 40 hours per week

Responsibilities include:
  • Meet with Camp Director and other Senior Counsellors to prepare the Camp program and staff training
  • Supervise and attend all training events and actively participate
  • In collaboration with the Camp Director hold and attend staff meetings/ daily debriefings and planning sessions
  • Mentor and supervise Camp Staff in collaboration with other Senior Camp Counsellors
  • To create and adapt program plans for your assigned group incorporating fine motor activities and outdoor/indoor gross motor activities

Qualifications include:
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in working with individuals with ASD
  • Minimum of 2 years post-secondary education or equivalent experience in a related field
  • Experience in leading and supporting staff and volunteers
  • Demonstrated experience in program delivery
  • Experience dealing with challenging behaviours of individuals with ASD

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Autism Ontario- Niagara Region Chapter is looking for Camp Counsellors (13 positions)

The Camp Counsellor is responsible for the care and safety of an individual camper, either a child or adult, with special needs, either by themselves or with other Camp Counsellors.

Salary: $11.50/hr for 9 weeks at 40 hours/week

Responsibilities include:
  • Ensures that any campers in their care are having a fun, safe and rewarding camp experience either on site at the camp or on off site excursions
  • Customizes activities throughout the day to their individual camper needs
  • Ensures personal items belonging to the camper are accounted for
  • Communicates on a daily basis with the families of the children in their care
  • Writes daily/weekly reports for the camper in his or her care

Qualifications include:
  • Experience supporting individuals with ASD is required
  • Experience working with individuals in a camp environment is required
  • Experience program planning is an asset
  • Leadership experience is an asset
  • Current criminal reference check including the vulnerable sector (6 months)

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Autism Ontario is looking for a Community Events Coordinator for the Hamilton and Niagara Regions(including general areas of Brantford, Haldimand, and Norfolk)

As a Community Events Coordinator (CEC), you will be responsible for planning, coordinating and implementing events that support families in relation to ASD such as Social Learning Opportunities (SLO’s) and workshops for families and professionals in the assigned region. The CEC works collaboratively with parents, other staff, volunteers, the Chapters and professionals to coordinate and successfully deliver these events.

Responsibilities include:
  • Plan, coordinate and implement ASD events such as Social Learning Opportunities (SLO’s) and workshops for families and professionals.
  • Identify suitable venues, schedule activities, procure accommodations, create and distribute marketing materials, recruit and organize volunteer support.
  • Work collaboratively with Autism Ontario staff to research topics related to ASD, acquire understanding of family needs and give input into solutions such as expert speaker workshops and SLO’s
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with Chapter volunteers and staff.
  • Coordinate and support event requests by providing guidance and ensure detailed proposals, including purpose, target audience, and budget; review event feedback for future events; maintain all event documentation

Qualifications include:

A certificate in event management is preferred
  • Experience working with a charitable organization, volunteers and community partners.
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • A proven track record of working with community service providers within a not-for-profit organization.
  • Fluency in written and oral French is mandatory.
  • Demonstrated experience managing multiple projects or programs; strong attention to detail.

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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.

Responsibilities include:

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.

Qualifications include:
  • 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 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)

Qualifications include:
  • 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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