Program Facilitator - Checkered Door Academy

Apr 06, 2021
Barrie, Ontario

Position Title:                     Program Facilitator/Inclusion Associate

Location:                             Barrie, Central                                  

Hours of Work:                  15-20 hours per week to start    

Hourly Pay Rate:               $27 to $37 + hourly based on skills and experience

Position Status:                 Permanent

Reports To:                         Director

                                               Senior Program Facilitator

The Program Facilitator/Inclusion Associate coaches, supports, guides, and directs Youth/Young Adults with Intellectual Disabilities in a group setting designed to enhance Social Skills Development and Executive Functioning through a structured curriculum.  Additional program description and tasks are available.

Specific Knowledge and Skills:

  • Be familiar with and consistently apply the principals of Checkered Door with respect to the Vision, Policies and Procedures
  • Solid understanding of ASD and/or other developmental disabilities and the unique support requirements of persons with these diagnosis
  • Demonstrate a passion for creating and maintaining an enjoyable, positive, and safe environment in which participants learn, grow, and have fun while exploring their full potential
  • Implement and facilitate programming and activities for group participants as directed by Curriculum Developer/Senior Facilitator
  • Demonstrate experience applying the principals of (IBI), (ABA) and the Zones of Regulation 
  • Provide appropriate support to ensure the Health and Safety of participants and ensure compliance to Policies and Procedures associated with Health and Safety and COVID 19 Health and Safety.
  • Ensure that Behavioural and Crisis Protocols are consistently practiced and documented according to Policies and Procedures.  Document and report incidents and serious occurrences accurately and immediately
  • Advanced communication skills both written and oral
  • Maintain individual files in an organized, up-to-date format for the purpose of ascertaining an individual’s participation and progress
  • Maintain detailed communication logs and case files
  • Respects and ensures confidentiality in all matters
  • Advanced interpersonal skills to interact successfully with a diverse group of individuals as well as staff members, supervisors, parents and caregivers, other stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently and be self-directed using solid judgement
  • Works collaboratively as a member of a team and contributes to positive team functioning
  • Familiarity with applicable legislation and regulations, (Developmental Services Act Ontario)
  • Working knowledge of computers and software including Microsoft Office, E-mail, and Internet as well as tablets, cell phones and other electronic communication/accommodation devices
  • Ability to facilitate on-line classes using a variety of delivery software, Google Meet, Google Classroom
  • Experience assessing individual learners and creating appropriate learning plans
  • Assist with all aspects of marketing including maintenance of Facebook Page, digital ads, posters, and attendance at selected events
  • Current criminal reference check and vulnerable sector screening
  • A class (G) driver’s license, clean abstract and access to a reliable vehicle, (responsible driving of company vehicle as alternative)
  • Current Certified CPR/First Aid, Non- Violent Crisis Intervention, Crisis Intervention Prevention

Education and Experience:

A College Diploma or University Degree related to Behavioural Science, Bachelor or Education, Special Education, Bachelor of Psychology, Social Work/Services, Child, and Family Studies, with minimum 3 years’ experience working with youth or young adults with Intellectual Disabilities. 

  • The appropriate combination of education and work experience may be considered in the employment agreement.  

To apply please send covering letter and resume to


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