Inclusive Post-Secondary Education Facilitator - TWU
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Start Date: As soon as possible
Minimum Education: Diploma
Positions Available: 1
NOC Group: Community and Social Service Workers (4212)
NOC Job Title: Community Development Worker
Expires in 8 days
Last Updated: 2019-08-13
Job Number: 580299
7600 Glover Rd
Langley, British Columbia
V2Y 1Y1, Canada
Location: TWU - Langley
Hours: 37.5 hours a week. Some flexibility required but most hours will be Mon-Fri, 9-5.
Start Date: ASAP
1. Visit our website at www.bc-ipse.org and become familiar with the work we do. 2. Write a cover letter highlighting why you are:
- Interested in working with us, and
- Tell us about any personal or professional experience you have with people who have been marginalized because of a disability or other reason.
While we thank all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Inclusion Facilitators support adults with developmental disabilities to be fully included in the typical university and college experience. Students are supported to attend classes, participate in course work, engage in extra-curricular activities, social events, to make social connections, and to develop career interests and networks of friends. In essence to be a successful typical post-secondary student.
The ability to be a good listener, and to problem solve creatively alone and with co-workers is critical. Prior knowledge or experience working with adults with developmental disabilities is not essential. Applicants with a demonstrated passion for the inclusion of marginalized populations will be given preference.
- Facilitate mutually valued reciprocal relationships between students and other members of the student body.
- Meet on a regular basis with individual students to modify and adapt course and in-class material, and to assist the student to identify their course of study and career path.
- Support the campus community to include the students as valued individuals in ways which are natural and typical of any student experience.
- Support the student to become independent and comfortable making decisions.
- Liaise with the students' families and/or other support staff in the student's network.
- Identify modifications which may be required for the student in their courses, to participate in class, or to be successful in their employment.
- Facilitate a collaborative work environment at the individual student's place of employment.
The successful applicant must be motivated to create inclusive communities, show initiative, possess strong interpersonal and problem solving skills, and to be able to work in a team as well as independently under the guidance of a senior facilitator.
Criminal record check required.
How to Apply
Contact: Arden Duncan Bonokoski