Summer Program Support Worker

POSITION: Summer Program Support Worker
TERM: Contract to July 5th until August 24th, 2023

The Autism Resource Centre, a community based, non-profit organization in Regina, offers summer programs for autistic children and youth. The day camp is both goal-oriented and lots of fun! Youth learn life skills and participate in recreational activities throughout the city. All participants are paired one-to-one with a staff member who assists with teaching and ensuring each participant has a safe and positive summer. In this position, you will gain valuable hands-on experience working with neurodiverse youth.


  • Carry out the campers’ individualized program plans on a one-to-one basis
  • Support and participate alongside campers in the daily activities, as planned by directors
  • Complete daily communication notes and record goal data consistently
  • Attend training sessions and staff meetings; implement the strategies taught
  • Ensure safety by following the policies and procedures during all program activities; you must also adhere to the ARC confidentiality contract
  • Always maintain a level of professionalism

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience

  1. Interest in and/or knowledge of Autism
  2. Excellent communication skills
  3. Adaptable and energetic personality to keep up with the campers and the schedule of events
  4. Ability and willingness to swim; it is a regular part of the schedule, and all staff are expected to participate
  5. Related experience in the field or working towards/completion of a university degree or college diploma in a related area.


  • Requires a consistent commitment to working from July 5th until August 24th, 2023. The workday begins at 8:45 AM and ends at 3:15 PM. Employees must come 15 minutes early for a staff meeting on the first day of each work week.  Mandatory paid training will be held prior to camp starting (July 5-7).
  •  A vehicle is an asset to this position. Third party liability insurance and submission of a driver’s abstract is required for workers driving in the program. Staff will be reimbursed at a rate of $0.49/km for mileage.
  • A Criminal Record Check with a Vulnerable Sector search is required and must be submitted before your start date. First Aid and CPR C Certification is recommended.

Applicants Must

  • Submit a cover letter with their resume.
  • Upon request, produce a criminal reference check, which includes vulnerable sector screening.
  • Possess a valid Saskatchewan driver’s license and vehicle for the purposes of work.

The Autism Resource Centre is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to diversity. Applications from all qualified candidates are welcome. If you require any form of accommodation connected to this application, please let us know

The application deadline is May 30, 2023. Qualified applicants are invited to respond with a cover letter and resume to:
Becky Mcleod
Autism Resource Centre
199 N Leonard Street
Regina, SK S4N5X5

We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Autism Resource Centre

199 Leonard Street
Regina, SK S4N 5X5

Regularnoffice hours are:
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday to Thursday
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Friday
Closed weekends and statutory holidays

Phone: 306-569-0858


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