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If you are hoping to join our team, we are currently recruiting for the following positions at West Coast Centre for Learning:



Summer Camp Coordinator


The Summer Camp Coordinator is an integral part of our Summer Program. The Summer Camp
Coordinator will report directly to the CEO and work closely with the Centre Administrator. The following responsibilities will be carried out:

Duties:

  • Create a safe, inspiring and wholesome summer camp program for participants
  • Assist CEO in developing the summer program content and delivery
  • Teach programs and/or assist instructors
  • Prepare instructional material for classes taught
  • Assist office staff with registration process and creation of classlists
  • Coordinate registration forms from campers to staff before each new camp
  • Assemble materials for instructors and arrange delivery to sites.
  • Take attendance and monitor those not in attendance and report to the Centre Administrator
  • Liaise with parents, campers & WCCL staff.
  • Supervise summer program staff at the site if there is not a more senior instructor on site.
  • Coordinate and supervise programs including daily site inspections, equipment, set-up, safety checks, records, rules, evaluations, policies and training.
  • Attend to the day to day functioning of program activities.
  • Teach the camp rules to each new session of campers and help enforce them.
  • Supervise and manage day camper schedules, activities, arrival and departures. Ensure safety of all campers at all times particularly at drop off and pick up.
  • Check and order camp supplies for all programs from the Centre Administrator.
  • Ensure ongoing support and supervision for all program staff and campers, meeting with the staff as a group daily and individually as needed.
  • Ensure camp evaluations are discussed with campers and encourage families to complete.
  • In keeping with the organizations Policies, the Coordinator is expected to lead and maintain a positive, safe, nurturing environment, free of bullying and free of all inappropriate physical contact. They must report all unsafe situations and events as well as all interventions to the CEO.
  • Act as a role model and encourage respect for all other persons.
  • Mediate inter-personal difficulties between staff, parents and campers.
  • Set a good example for all staff and campers and others including appropriate language and dress, punctuality, the sharing of clean-up and other chores, compliance with the ban of use of tobacco products, alcohol and drugs, display of good sportsmanship
  • Must obtain a criminal records check for the vulnerable sector

Education & Training:

  • This job is suited to a university student who is working toward a degree in teaching (preferably inclusive education) or a related field
  • Previous teaching experience an asset
  • Experience working with neurodiverse children and able to be able to manage behaviours
  • Previous supervisory experience an asset
  • Ability to work independently, be flexible and a self starter is highly desired.

Dates: July 2 - Aug 30th
Rate of Pay: $19/hr
Hours: 30 hours per week

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Registered Psychologist - Part Time (Contract Position)


Applications are invited for the position of Registered Psychologist. This is a contracted position with flexible hours. The main role of the Psychologist will be to conduct Psychoeducational Assessments, provide reports and consult to team members and families.

Applicants must:

  • be qualified to administer and interpret up to and including Level C educational, psychological, and behavioural tests;
  • have training in psychometric theory and principles;
  • have current knowledge of Ministry of Education, Special Education policies and procedures;
  • have ability to prepare comprehensive written assessments;
  • have excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • have demonstrated ability in consulting with teachers, parents, students and community agencies regarding the nature of students’ strengths and needs, their educational implications and ways to enhance learning and interpersonal relations;
  • have demonstrated leadership and ability in working with multi-disciplinary teams and at least 5 years of related experience
  • have demonstrated ability to assist in the development of IEPs for referred students; and
  • be eligible for membership in B.C.A.S.P. or the College of Psychologists.

Assets:

  • Second Language
  • Recent relevant experience in clinical settings
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Executive Functioning Coach


We are seeking a certified executive function coach to provide in person and online training to join our team.

The Executive Functioning Coach is responsible for providing support to individuals who struggle with executive functioning challenges. This includes assessing client's executive functioning abilities, developing and implementing personalized strategies, and providing ongoing coaching and support to help individuals improve their ability to plan, organize, prioritize, initiate tasks, and manage their time effectively. In this role, you will work closely with clients, families, and other professionals to develop and implement effective interventions.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct comprehensive assessments of the client's executive functioning abilities.
  • Develop and implement personalized strategies and interventions to support individuals in improving their executive functioning skills.
  • Provide ongoing coaching and support to individuals to ensure they are effectively implementing strategies and making progress toward their goals.
  • Collaborate with other professionals (e.g., educators, therapists) to ensure coordinated and effective support for individuals.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of assessments, interventions, and progress.
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest research and best practices in the field of executive functioning.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in psychology, education, or a related field.
  • 2+ years of experience working with individuals with executive functioning challenges.
  • Strong knowledge of executive functioning theory and research.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and coaching skills.
  • Experience with assessment tools and intervention strategies for executive functioning.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information with discretion.
  • Tech savvy and a strong working knowledge of Zoom

This is an hourly contracted position requiring you to:

  • Have access to your own up to date computer and printer as well as reliable transport (if coaching in person).
  • Be willing to professionally promote the delivery of the West Coast Centre for Learning EF Coaching program.
  • Have suitable space available to work from home (online based only).
  • Face to face instructors will work in our appointed facilities in Surrey.
  • Have or obtain a criminal records check for the vulnerable sector.
  • Invoice for time worked and update client files and communication as needed.
  • This position offers a flexible schedule with hours being after school, Monday to Saturday. There is the opportunity for some daytime work with our online learners.
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Certified PEERS for Young Adults Instructors

West Coast Centre for Learning is dedicated to the professional delivery of the PEERS® social skills training program for adolescents and young adults. We assist teens and adults with autism/Asperger’s, ADHD and social anxiety who are experiencing social isolation due to challenges resulting from these conditions.

PEERS for Young Adults is a 16 week evidence-based social skills intervention for motivated Young Adults who are interested in learning new ways of making and keeping friends and/or pursuing romantic relationships. Young Adults and appointed social coaches attend 90 minute sessions through a Zoom platform once a week over an 16 week period. This internationally acclaimed program, used in over 35 countries, was originally developed at UCLA by Dr. Elizabeth Laugeson. During each group session, Young Adults are taught important social skills and are given the opportunity to practice these skills in session during socialization activities. Social Coaches attend separate sessions and are taught how to assist Young Adults in making and keeping friends by helping to expand their social network and providing feedback through coaching during weekly socialization homework assignments.

PEERS for Young Adults - Dating Bootcamp is an evidence-based social skills intervention for motivated young adults who are interested in developing romantic relationships. Young adults and social coaches (including parents or other caregivers) attend 5 weekly group sessions for 90 minutes per week.

We are seeking Certified PEERS Instructors to provide online delivery of our Young Adult program with the opportunity to teach the Young Adult or Dating Boot Camp sessions.

ABOUT YOU:

  • Ideally, you will hold a teaching, counseling or youth based qualification with experience in classroom delivery and/or youth coaching or mentoring.
  • You will have PEERS® Certification or be willing to obtain.
  • Your basic counseling skills will help you to navigate parent/consultant interactions.
  • You will have an interest in and understanding of autism, ADHD, and social anxiety. A lived experience of any of these challenges will be highly regarded.
  • You will be a confident, committed self-starter and have a proven ability to build strong rapport with Young Adults and confidently connect with their parents/carers.
  • You will be highly organized with attention to detail.
  • Tech savvy and able to navigate a Zoom platform with confidence.
  • Excellent punctuality and professionalism is essential as is a willingness to be a team member.

This is a contracted position requiring you to:

  • Have access to your own up to date computer and printer as well as reliable transport (if teaching in person).
  • Be willing to professionally promote the delivery of the West Coast Centre for Learning PEERS® program.
  • Have suitable space available to work from home (online based only).
  • Be familiar with PowerPoint and ZOOM.
  • Have or obtain a criminal records check for the vulnerable sector.
  • Invoice for time worked and update client files and communication as needed.

HOURS: Dating Boot Camp

Mondays commencing May 1 to June 5, 7:00pm - 8:30pm, for 5 weeks (Online)

All teaching materials are provided including PowerPoint presentations. We offer competitive hourly wages for qualified candidates and a positive and encouraging working environment.

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Certified Mandt Trainer

West Coast Centre for Learning is dedicated to the professional delivery of the Mandt Crisis Prevention Program.

We are seeking Certified Mandt Trainers to provide in person delivery of the Mandt Program to join our team.

ABOUT YOU:

  • Ideally, you will hold a undergraduate degree in a related field or a degree in education.
  • You will have a current Mandt Instructor Certification for both the Relational and Conceptual chapters. Technical is not needed.
  • You will have at least two years of successful experience as a Mandt trainer.
  • Your will have excellent presentation skills and be able to deliver the training in an interactive and engaging way.
  • You will have an interest in, understanding of, and have empathy for vulnerable populations we may serve. A lived experience of any of these challenges will be highly regarded.
  • You will be a confident, committed self-starter and have a proven ability to build strong rapport with others.
  • You will be highly organized with attention to detail.
  • Tech savvy and able to navigate the necessary tools needed for presenting the training including Powerpoint & a knowledge of AV equipment.
  • Excellent punctuality and professionalism is essential as is a willingness to be a team member.

This is a contracted position requiring you to:

  • Have access to your own up to date computer and printer as well as reliable transport.
  • Be willing to professionally promote the delivery of the Mandt program.
  • Be familiar with PowerPoint and other tech equipment for presentation purposes.
  • Have or obtain a criminal records check for the vulnerable sector.
  • Invoice for time worked, complete required Mandt instructor paperwork and communication as needed.
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