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Summer Student - Summer Work Crew Assistant

Regina, SK
Full Time
4 days ago
Location: Pilot Butte/Regina Position: Full-time temporary Posting Closing Date: May 15, 2022

This position is offered through the support of the Government of Canada-Canada Summer Jobs Program. All applicants must meet the minimum requirements of that program. The Summer Work Crew Assistant provides care and support to the summer work crew participants. The Summer Work Crew Assistant is actively engaged and fully participates in the maintenance and repair of agency properties, including painting, cleaning, and yard maintenance. The Summer Work Crew Assistant works to provide the participants with a safe, nurturing, predictable, and structured summer work experience.

Summer work crew program will run from July 5 to August 23, 2022 (end date to be finalized).

Education and Professional Certification
  • Completion of a high school diploma.
  • A certificate, diploma, or degree in child and youth care (CYC) or in a related field of study is an asset.

  • One (1) year of experience working with children, youth, and/or adults with behavioural, cognitive, mental health, and/or developmental challenges.

Skills and Characteristics
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Ability to complete tasks independently.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to form genuine relationships.
  • Ability to lead through motivation, role-modelling, and support.
  • Outgoing personality with interests that can be used to engage participants (i.e. outdoors, arts, sports, etc.).
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Emotional competence and self awareness.
  • Ability to display empathy, patience, and understanding in day-to-day interactions.
  • Knowledge of behaviour management and support methods.
  • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Innovative activity planning and programming skills.
  • Ability to set clear, attainable goals.
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to new situations.
  • Understands budget and allocation of resources.
  • Open to continuous education and learning and development opportunities.
  • Basic computer proficiency.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Providing supervision, structure, and support to summer work crew
  • Assisting in the development, organization and implementation of a therapeutic day program
  • Provide technical support to residents on operating of equipment
  • Maintenance and repair of properties, including painting, watering, cleaning, and mowing lawns
  • Picking up scrap and hauling to the dump
  • Provide feedback to and supervision of crew
  • Hold group sessions and plan recreation activities
  • Gardening and carpentry skills an asset
  • Maintain a therapeutic milieu.
  • Engage and fully participate with the participants.
  • Participate in team meetings and discussions.
  • Resolve conflicts and respond to crisis situations using behavioural management and support methods including conflict resolution, crisis management, and life space interviewing.
  • Complete reports and documentation clearly, accurately, in a timely manner, and within agency standards.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

  • Provide support and guidance to employees.
  • Display positive role modelling, agency values, and fairness.
  • Collaborate with and communicate to the multidisciplinary team when required.

Management of Resources
  • Submit receipts and reconcile expenses for approved expenditures.
  • Ensure vehicle log is completed accurately when agency vehicle is used.
  • Ensure care, cleanliness, and maintenance of assigned assets and resources including; building(s), vehicles(s), furnishings, and equipment.

  • Maintain, promote, and reinforce safe work habits, practices, and procedures.
  • Adhere to written or verbal agency and government regulations, policies, practices, and instructions.

Additional Requirements
  • The incumbent is responsible for completing all mandatory training requirements for the position as per agency policy and guidelines.
  • Employees must hold a class five (5) novice two (2) or higher driver's license and be eligible for coverage under our commercial auto insurance policy.
  • Submit a criminal record check that meets agency policy.
  • Must be a student returning to university/post-secondary education in Fall 2022.
  • Full vaccination for COVID-19 is a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption pursuant to the Saskatchewan Human Rights Code.

Wage range for full-time position is $20.29 to $26.22 depending on previous relevant experience.

Any questions, please contact Ian Maclellan at 306-781-1822.