Program Facilitator Fitness & Wellness Stream
REACH Centre Grey/Bruce
Owen Sound, ON

About Us

The REACH Centre Grey Bruce provides programming for young adults with intellectual, communicative and developmental disabilities. We are a charitable organization and currently housed at the Georgian Shores United Church in Owen Sound. Hours of operation are Monday to Thursday 8:30am to 4:30pm. Staff meets weekly for 2.0 hrs and attendance mandatory.

The Program Facilitator is responsible for developing, delivering and managing the daily Fitness & Wellness program in order to ensure a safe, developmentally appropriate environment for all participants of REACH Centre Grey Bruce.

Major responsibilities of this position include:

  • Strong understanding of fitness, emotional intelligence and learning strategies for disabled young adults and youth
  • Program plan development and delivery (including lesson planning)
  • Provide support for persons with developmental disabilities
  • Participates in weekly staff meetings and attends other meetings/events as required
  • Progress reporting and case file management
  • Maintain good relationships and open communication with parents/caregivers of participants
  • Works collaboratively with other program facilitators to support participant success
  • Posting to social media accounts
  • Reports to the Executive Director
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Specific Requirements:

  • Positive attitude and energy with strong adaptive skills;
  • Experience supporting adults with developmental disabilities;
  • DSW diploma or DSW certificate preferred;
  • Educational Assistant for special needs considered;
  • Valid First Aid/CPR;
  • Proof of valid driver’s license and access to own vehicle upon hire;
  • Clear Police Vulnerable Sector Check completed within the last 6 months;
  • Proficient use of computers (email, internet, spreadsheets and word processing software);
  • Completed WHIMIS Training

Only applications selected for interview will be contacted.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $16.50 to $22.50 /hour