Coordonnateur d'accessibilité / Accessibility Coordinator

  • Volet de programme : Jeunesse Canada au travail dans les deux langues officielles
  • Titre de l'emploi : Coordonnateur d'accessibilité / Accessibility Coordinator
  • Nom de l’organisme : Camp Cosmos
  • Lieu de l’emploi : Montréal, Québec
  • Durée de l'emploi : 2017-05-22 à 2017-08-11 (12 semaines)
  • Salaire horaire : 14,00 $

Work plan:

Week 1-2:

- Basic orientation given by Camp Coordinator with other program coordinators

- Recruit campers with special-needs to attend camp

- Meet with parents, social workers, and/or educators of registered campers with special needs (ideally with campers present) to better understand the particularities of each camper

- Determine which Shadow will be matched with which camper(s).

- Prepare Shadow training covering the following: roles and responsibilities of a Shadow; program structure; general information on working with children with special needs; sharing information gathered from in-person meetings with parents, social workers, and/or educators; Shadow team-building

- Prepare 1-2 workshops for Counsellors around supporting children with special needs; adapting games and activities; creating a safe and supportive environment for children of all abilities.

- Acquire all needed support material for program

- Prepare outline for workshop(s) with campers.

-Get all information necessary regarding Transport Adapté account numbers and other necessary contact information from parents/caregivers

Weeks 4-6:

- Participate in general, full-staff training

- Give Shadow training workshops

Weeks 7-12:

- Act as a Shadow for a camper with special needs throughout camp

- Introduce Shadows to the children they will be Shadowing

- Participate in daily staff meetings

- Hold weekly Shadow meetings

- Provide support to Shadows on an ongoing basis

- Maintain communication with parents of children with special needs as needed, under supervision of Camp Coordinator

- Prepare and communicate mid-camp Shadow program evaluation


- Working knowledge of a second language (French or English), strong communication in a first language (French or English), additional languages an asset

- Experience working with children with special needs

- Ability to work as part of a team

- Experience with program planning and evaluation an asset

- Experience in leadership position an asset

- Strong communication skills (listening, expressing)

- Commitment to anti-oppressive practice

- Good interpersonal skills

- Ability to think outside the box, problem-solve

- Good time management skills

* References required


We encourage participation of the Government of Canada’s job equity groups and take this seriously. We always strive to achieve a gender balance, and have staff from diverse cultural and linguistic groups, including First Nations, and socio-economic backgrounds.


- Salary to be determined by Young Canada Works ($12-$14/hr)

- 7hrs/day before and after camp: 9am-5pm (unpaid lunch)

- 8hrs/day during Camp: 8:30am-4:30pm (paid lunch)

- 10 weeks: June 6, 2016 to August 12st, 2016

Please send your CV to Philippe Besner, either by email at or by fax at 514-844-0067

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