Please submit cover letter and resume to Laura@snsc-uv.org.
Hours: Temporary 35 hours a week
Dates: Mid-July to August with the possibility to extend
The Special Needs Support Center (SNSC) is an equal opportunity employer. We genuinely value a diverse workforce and inclusive culture and aim for a hiring process that reflects that. SNSC encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, and veteran status.
The Summer Program Facilitator will support both adult and child services so that all people with special needs, across the spectrum and throughout the lifespan, can live their best lives. The Summer Program Facilitator will support SNSC staff to plan and implement programs, interacting with families and community partners. This position will also assist in engaging children in 4 weeks of Camp Aspire. Staff will be flexible, able to supervise children with a range of needs, and be a cooperative team member. Most importantly, this position will require a passion for making a difference and an eager willingness to accept and meet challenges. The Summer Program Facilitator will work within the guidelines, policies, and mission of SNSC and report to the Executive Director.
Program implementation so all participants are supported in a safe environment. To aid in the expansion of camp Aspire and create a positive summer experience for our participants.
Education and/or Experience
- Experience working effectively with children and adolescents with a focus on those with disabilities and their families.
- Other relevant education and experience will be considered.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Commitment to SNSC’s mission, vision, and values.
- Help children be safe and successful during camp, both inside and outside of the SNSC office.
- Able to interact with participants of all ages in a respectful and supportive manner.
- Must be able to work cooperatively with Program Coordinators to support programs and the success of participants.
- Implement behavior management strategies in accordance with SNSC’s training, policies and expectations.
- Able to communicate effectively with families and care providers.
- Collaborate with SNSC staff and volunteers to enrich the qualities of programs.
Qualifications and Skills
- Must possess a strong commitment to collaboration and effective teamwork within the organization and the broader community.
- Must be able to support a range of disabilities, including intensive needs.
- Must be able to communicate effectively with children with disabilities and family members.
- Must possess the interpersonal skills to engage individuals and families from diverse socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.
- Must be able to take positive action in solving problems.
- Must be able to remain open-minded and willing to grow on the basis of emerging information.