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Below is a listing of current career opportunities with the Down Syndrome Resource Foundation. Please check back in the future for more opportunities.


Summer Program Assistant

The Down Syndrome Resource Foundation is looking for an enthusiastic and energetic member to join our summer program team. The ideal candidate is patient, creative, collaborative and is interested in working with individuals with intellectual disabilities. This position would provide a great experience for someone interested in careers in education, speech and language therapy, and occupational therapy.

Daily Responsibilities Include:

  • Assisting in developing the daily schedule, activities, and materials for our summer programs through use of Boardmaker and other software
  • Providing direct support to students to encourage participation, communication, and social development
  • Supporting students to attend and stay engaged in activities
  • Acting as a social role model for students through modeling and supporting pro-social behaviour and social communication skills
  • Assisting with supervision of program volunteers, preparing weekly family newsletters, and communicating with families
  • Having fun and participating in daily dance parties!

Contract Length: 8 weeks

Expected Start Date: 2021-06-28

Job Type: Full-time, Temporary

Salary: $15.20 per hour

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to eleanor@DSRF.org.


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1409 Sperling Avenue, Burnaby
British Columbia, Canada
V5B 4J8

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Phone: +1 604 444 3773
E-mail: info@dsrf.org