Part Time (20 Hours per week)
Our Place, Family Resource and Early Years Centre is a vibrant Family Resource Centre and Ontario Early Years Centre focusing on early learning and family support.
Our Place is seeking an Autism Support Program Coordinator for the Integrated Autism Support Program (IASP). This position is a 1 year part time contract beginning June 1, 2015
This role will develop and deliver integrated and autism specific programs, for children from birth to age 6 and their families, The ASPC will work to further inclusion and access and provide a range of services and supports, in the universal, community based settings of OEYCs.
The Autism Support Porgram Coordinator will work with staff and volunteers throughout the Waterloo Region Ontario Early Years Centres to support capacity building of the OEYCs to provide integrated and autism specific programs.
The ideal candidate for the position of Autism Support Program Coordinator is energetic, reliable, views every interaction with children, families, staff members and the community as meaningful and is responsive to needs.
University degree or Community College Diploma in Early Childhood Education, Family Studies, Child Development, Social Work
Have a good understanding of family support, early childhood education, child development and Autism
Proven experience working in a community setting with children birth to 6 and their families
Experience developing, coordinating and implementing autism specific and integrated programs for children birth to 6 and their families.
Knowledge of community resources and services available for young children birth to 6 and their families impacted by autism
Previous experience developing and implementing evaluation tools.
Experience developing and facilitating training for professionals
Emergency First Aid required
Police Check and Family and Children’s Services Check required
Hours of work: Hours vary as they are based on family and program needs.
If interested, please email resume to Jennifer Jordan, Early Years Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org or fax resume to 519-571- 0621
Thank you for your interest. Please note, we will only contact those to be offered an interview
CLOSING DATE: May 11, 2015