Inclusion Counsellor – Canada Summer Jobs

May 26, 2023
London ON N5W 3B6
Job Type
Ministry Unit/Dept:
London Village
Salary Range:
$16.22 (+$2.00 Wage Enhancement plus $1.00 for Registered Early Childhood Educators)
1340 Dundas Street, E.
Posting Expires:
June 16 2023
Applications Accepted By:


Assist in the planning and delivery of school age child care programs (for assigned age groupings) within the applicable legal, financial and safety framework.



At our Child Care Centre children’s learning, development, health and well-being are important to us.  Through play and inquiry, children practice ways of learning and interacting with the world around them.  Play promotes problem solving, communication, collaborations, creativity, imagination, and initiative.

Imagine an environment where you can positively impact the future of children. The Child Care Centre is currently hiring Two (2) temporary, full-time, Inclusion Counsellor positions based on 40 hours per week starting June 26, 2023 to September 1, 2023.  Normal hours of operation are Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and includes a ½ hour paid meal break.  Flexibility in scheduling is required.



  1. Services:
  • Provide input into planning and assist with the implementation of appropriate aged-based (6-12 years of age) activities according to skill and learning levels that promote social interaction, personal development and successful inclusion.
  • Provide intervention for any behavioral challenges.
  • Responsible to familiarize self with each child attending this program recognizing and supporting each of their individual needs.
  • Provide assistance with personal care as necessary.
  • Assist with effective risk management; monitoring food safety, allergies, and facility cleanliness/maintenance; provides emergency first aid.


Working Conditions:

  • This is a temporary full-time position based on 40 hours per week.
  • Flexibility in scheduling required to meet program requirements.
  • Assistant Program Director will set the hours of work and work schedule.
  • Ability to lift/move up to 50 lbs.
  • Frequently: repetitive tasks, heavy lifting, twisting, bending, crouching, reaching, pushing and pulling.
  • Long periods of standing, walking; carrying; sitting; twisting; climbing and stooping; kneeling or crouching.

The above responsibilities must be discharged in accordance with The Salvation Army’s Mission Statement, in a professional manner, exemplifying Christian standards of conduct.


education and experience Qualifications:

Education, Qualifications and Certifications:

  • Completed Secondary School.
  • Current First Aid & CPR Certification, Level C
  • Current Safe Food Handling Certification.
  • This position is funded in part through the Canada Summer Jobs Program and the following represents the applicant criteria:
  • Is between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of the employment.
  • Is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act*: and,
  • Is legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations.
  • *International students are not eligible. Recent immigrants are eligible if they are a Canadian Citizen or a permanent resident.
  • Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered.



Experience and Skilled Knowledge Requirements:

  • Minimum of three (3) months of prior work experience working with children (including special populations) and previous day camp experience will be recognized as an asset.
  • Completed a Babysitter’s Course
  • Current Immunization
  • COVID-19 Vaccination, proof required


Skills and Capabilities:

  • Treat the property of The Salvation Army with due care and caution.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and exercise good judgement.
  • Ensure that all information about children, family, staff, visitors and volunteers are strictly confidential.
  • Ability to work independently and participate as an active and responsible team member in a cooperative team environment.
  • Must have physical, mental and emotional stamina to endure fast pace conditions.
  • Participate in mandatory orientation training, on-going professional development and training.
  • Participate in regular supervision and performance appraisal process.
  • Ensure that all certifications are maintained as required.
  • Represent the organization in a positive, professional and engaging manner.
  • Must comply with all Salvation Army policies, procedures and associated legislation.
  • Exhibit good listening skills, have strong oral/written communication skills and respect authority.
  • Self-motivated/disciplined.
  • Work in compliance with OH&S Act and Regulations and abide by The Salvation Army’s health and safety policies and procedures.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, integrity, and adaptability.
  • Attention to detail, problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Lead by example, by demonstrating a strong work ethic and a willingness to learn and be flexible in the face of change.
  • Fluent French verbal and written communication skills are an asset.
  • Provide an original copy of a Background Check with vulnerable sector screening that is satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion, is required.  The screening is secured either through the national Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) or through a local police detachment
  • May require screening through The Salvation Army Abuse Registry.
  • Develop an understanding and support for the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada and its implications as related to position responsibilities.


In support of our commitment to a healthy and safe workplace and community, The Salvation Army (TSA) has a vaccination requirement for all employees in Canada.  The successful candidate will be made an offer of employment on the condition of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and will be required to provide proof of full vaccination, prior to their employment start date. The requirement to be fully vaccinated is subject to provincial/territorial human rights legislation. If the candidate is unable to vaccinate for a reason protected by the Human Rights Code, a request for accommodation can be submitted and written proof satisfactory to TSA will be required.


Successful candidates will be required to provide a satisfactory Criminal Record Check and/or Vulnerable Sector Screening.



The Salvation Army offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment process.  If you are contacted to participate in an interview or screening process, please advise us if you require accommodation.



We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.


You must advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application

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