The C.A.R.E. Centre is hiring for summer camp 2019

Please email your CV and cover letter to centre.dactivites@gmail.com

The C.A.R.E. Centre is a non-profit charitable organization in Montreal, Quebec, that provides a day program for adults with physical disabilities in the MontrĂ©al area. The C.A.R.E.  Centre offers a program of recreational and educational activities to adults over 21 with physical disabilities. We advocate for our clients and provide them with opportunities for community social inclusion.

Job title:                                 Camp Caregivers (12) (150$/day)

Job Title:                                Camp Recreation Facilitators/Program Specialists (2) (150$/day)

Job Title:                                Activities Coordinator (1) (175$/day)

Job Title:                                Cabin Leaders (2) (175$/day)

Essential Functions:             Providing care for clients with physical disabilities & animating recreational and educational activities in a sleep away summer camp setting.

Job Length:                           August 5th to August 23rd, 2019 (3 weeks)

                                                The possibility to work only the first or second half of that period upon request.
                                                August 5- August 15th (First half)
                                                August 15th-August 23rd (Second half)

Job Responsibilities:                           

Under the supervision of the coordinator:

  • Provide program animation including planning and running varied age-appropriate recreational and educational activities for a summer camp setting.
  • Provide personal care and assist in activities of daily living including showering, toileting, transferring, dressing, and feeding, as well as ensuring safe and responsible medication administration.
  • Contribute Teamwork; Contribute to staff meetings, contribute to housekeeping tasks, report feedback to the Coordinator, ensure the well being, security and health of the clients within a team setting.

 Pay: 150$/day for caregivers and specialists, 175$/day for coordinators and leaders., Monetary bonus at the end of camp will be provided.

(Room, meals & transportation included)
Paid breaks included

Personal Attributes

Language:  English necessary

Knowledge of French an asset

Competencies/ Qualifications: 

  • Experience working with persons with disabilities or currently studying a related field
  • Experience working with special needs or currently enrolled in studies in related field
  • Experience in animating group discussions & activities
  • Strong work ethic
  • Punctual, responsible, dynamic, energetic
  • Interest in outdoor physical activities
  • Must be physically capable to do lifting, bending, & pushing wheelchairs
  • First-aid/CPR certificate an asset

If interested, deadline to apply is May 31st, 2019

Please send your resume to Ms. Olivia Quesnel at: centre.dactivites@gmail.com


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Employment opportunities for Fall 2019 

The C.A.R.E. Centre hires part-time & occasional substitute caregivers/recreation facilitators

Please email your CV and cover letter to centre.dactivites@gmail.com

Job Title: CAREGIVER / RECREATION FACILITATOR

Essential Functions: 
The Caregiver/recreation facilitator collaborates with a team of caregivers/recreation facilitators and along with the Executive Director to provide personal care for clients with physical disabilities & animate age appropriate recreational and educational activities within a day program setting. 

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Program animation
    • Planning and running of varied educational and recreational programs.
      (You will be allotted a 45 minute program activity period during your shift. Programs should be age-appropriate for adult clientele.)
  • Engage, encourage and facilitate client participation during your program time.
  • Be actively assisting in other programs,
  • Performing various duties for the Executive Director during the hours when you are not animating an activity.
  • One-on-one client sessions
    • Facilitating a one-on-one per shift with a client
    • Facilitate the designate goal oriented, recreational or social one-on-one session with assigned client/clients.
  • Advocate
    • Be responsible for advocating the needs of clients as a primary day program caregiver advocates.
  • Personal care
    • Provide personal care and assist the clients in activities of daily living including toileting, dressing, feeding, lifting, transferring
    • Ensure safe and responsible medication administration.
    • Be attentive to the clients’ needs and provide them with the necessary and appropriate care.
  • Teamwork
    • Contribute to staff-meetings and to participate in group decisions.
    • Contribute to housekeeping tasks
    • Report feedback, observations and incidents to the Responsible on duty and/or the Director.
    • Ensure the well being, security and health of the clients within a team setting.
    • Staff must work as a cohesive unit where all members contribute and participate on an equal basis. 

Working schedule: Substitute hours or replacement hours vary

  • Shifts are from 9:00AM and ends at 4:00PM Mondays through Fridays unless otherwise indicated due to holidays, or other special circumstances.
  • Staffs are entitled to a paid 30 minute break that will be scheduled.  Lunch will be taken at the same time as the lunch-time provided for the clients. 

Pay: Rate of pay is 16$ per hour.

Language:  English necessary, Knowledge of French an asset

Competencies/ Qualifications: 

  • Experience working with persons with disabilities or currently studying a related field
  • Experience working with special needs or currently enrolled in studies in related field
  • Experience in animating group discussions & activities
  • Strong work ethic
  • Punctual, responsible, dynamic, energetic
  • Interest in physical activities an asset
  • Must be physically capable to do all aspects of personal care including lifting, bending, & pushing wheelchairs
  • First-aid/CPR certificate an asset

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