Submission Number: 360
Submission ID: 14023
Submission UUID: 3628b00c-2ccc-4a95-9af4-1c5553fdd12c

Created: Tue, 07/27/2021 - 16:02
Completed: Tue, 07/27/2021 - 16:04
Changed: Thu, 07/29/2021 - 07:58

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Submitted by: Anonymous
Language: English

Is draft: No
Company Information
Company Name: Bob Rumball Canadian Centre of Excellence for the Deaf

Job Information
Job Title: Life Skills Counsellor 
Job Type: Permanent
Job Information:

Start Date: ASAP
2395 Bayview Ave
North York. M2L 1A2

Job Description:

TITLE:                             Life Skills Counsellor

POSITION STATUS:     Full Time – Permanent (Non-Union)

SCHEDULE:                   Monday to Wednesday 1pm-9pm Thursday/Friday
(flexibility required as needed)

REPORTS TO:               Program Manager


The Bob Rumball Canadian Centre of Excellence for the Deaf (BRCCED) is a
provincial leader in the Deaf community. Our mission is to provide care and
opportunities in a communication-rich environment that enhances the quality
of life of those we serve. We are a highly motivated, collaborative team on a
mission to improve the quality of life for those we serve. We take a person
centered approach that aims to support and make a positive difference in the
Deaf and Hard of Hearing community.  Our perks include but not limited to
robust benefits program (for eligible employees), access to sign language
classes, employee rewards & recognition program, comprehensive training and
development, internal progression, and an opportunity to give back to the

The Life Skills Counsellor provide the individuals in care with opportunities
to increase their level of independence in skill area such as communication,
daily living, social, and community awareness based on each individual’s
Life Plan.


•	Assist in identifying needs for all individuals in the program
•	Be familiar with all individual programs developed from the Individual
Support Plan and assist as necessary
•	Plan and organize indoor and outdoor recreation activities for all
individuals on a weekly basis
•	Ensure all individuals are safely transported to appointments, community
outings, outside programs, transportation stations and family homes
•	Ensure a high level of quality care is maintained at all times
•	Follow Policies and Procedures for the agency and Ministry of Children,
Community and Social Services as they apply to our individuals and standard
of care.
•	Use the least intrusive procedures necessary to maintain a stable
•	Maintain a respectful attitude towards individuals at all times
•	Utilize community resources & liaise with community members
•	Advocate on behalf of individuals and their specific needs/goals
•	Keep your team up to date on program activities at all times
•	Teach, coach, mentor – life skills, daily activity schedules and
community involvement
•	Physical activities including but not limited to, lifting, bending and
prolonged standing
•	Provide leadership to part-time staff


•	DSW Diploma or related college degree or equivalent work acquired
•	Minimum 2 years’ experience working in a residential setting with
Consumers with developmental disabilities, mental health needs and/or dual
•	Knowledge and experience working within the deaf community and fluency in
•	Knowledge and experience working with clinical professionals as it
relates to mental health and/or behavioural needs
•	Demonstrated leadership, creative problem solving abilities; good
judgement and critical thinker
•	Advocates for and with the Individuals and deaf community at all times.
•	Excellent communication, literacy and interpersonal skills
•	Innovation, initiative and integrity
•	Demonstrated experience in computer literacy (e.g. Words, Excel, Outlook)
•	Valid Ontario Full G Driver’ s License and clean driving record
•	French language/LSQ an asset

Resume Information
Applicants should submit the following:: Resume, Cover Letter
Degree levels accepted:: Associate, Bachelor, Graduate

Application Information
Apply online at::
Email application materials to::
Additional Instructions:
Interested candidates please email resume to: Human Resources at or fax to 855.492.1612
Please contact the above if you need accommodation at any stage of the application process.
We thank all applicants in advance, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Posting Date: July 27, 2021 		       Closing Date: August 11, 2021	                    Start Date: Immediately