KidsAbility empowers children and youth with special needs to realize their full potential.
Lunch Assistant/Material Preparation Aide – Autism Services
January 6, 2014 to March 28, 2014
KidsAbility is currently seeking an individual to assist with lunch hour therapy activities and materials preparation to support the Cambridge Autism Services team. This position prepares and creates materials to support programs for children with Autism. Ordering, managing and organizing resources, toys, equipment and supplies are other services this position provides. The purpose of the Lunch Assistant aspect is to assist clients during indoor and outdoor lunch break activities in an effective and timely manner to promote a safe, secure and caring environment.
Secondary school diploma with a background in early childhood education or child related studies preferred
Experience in working with children with special needs; knowledge of autism an asset
Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team
Excellent computer skills and the familiarity with or willingness to learn specialized computer programs used in the production of resource materials (eg. Boardmaker)
Good time management and organizational skills, flexibility and initiative
The ability to lift small pieces of equipment
The use of an automobile with public liability and property damage is required
Certification in First Aid and CPR an asset
Interest applicants should submit a cover letter and resume, only if you have the stated requirements, by end of day December 13th, 2013 to:
Human Resources Assistant
KidsAbility follows the principles of dignity, independence, integration and equal opportunity. If you have accessibility or other requirements that need to be considered during the recruitment process, please let us know.