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RBI Summer Edition Inclusion Coach


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If you are motivated to help bring World Series Championships back to Canada and to celebrate with our fans, there's a spot waiting for you here with the Toronto Blue Jays! 


Jays Care RBI Summer Edition Inclusion Coach 

Jays Care Foundation | Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club  


Jays Care is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age. 


Don’t meet every single requirement in this posting? Studies have shown that women and people of colour are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. If you are excited about this role but your experience does not align perfectly with every qualification or requirement, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate!  


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Jays Care Foundation, the charitable arm of the Toronto Blue Jays, uses the power of baseball to create positive social change in communities across Canada. We are currently looking for passionate and dedicated staff to deliver our RBI programs in Toronto.  

Our RBI programs ( include: 


RBI Spring (April to June) – an inclusive baseball/softball program implemented in partnership with schools to remove any barriers that students may face getting into the game. Beginning in April, the program runs afterschool for 10 weeks for students in grades 1-8 to participate in weekly practices and organized games. 

RBI Summer Edition (July to August) – an initiative that offers daily programming in July and August for over 2800 youth attending Toronto District School Board (TDSB) Elementary Summer School. 


Successful Summer Edition applicants will have experience leading recreational programs and working with children. The role begins in June with a robust onboarding and training schedule, days and time TBD.  


*Please note: There is no overlap between RBI Spring and RBI Summer Edition; if interested, candidates are encouraged to apply for positions within both programs. Based on performance, successful RBI Spring staff will have the opportunity and be encouraged to continue working for RBI Summer Edition.  


All interested applicants should be aware that this is an in-person role, employed by Jays Care with a seasonal fixed-term contract. Camp staff are expected to be present at their designated job site each day of their summer contract, as well as attend all mandatory staff training. 



REPORTS TO: Jays Care RBI Summer Edition Supervisor 

DURATION: June 24, 2024 – August 14, 2024. 

PAY: $20/hour 

WORK HOURS:  35 hours per week 

WORK LOCATIONS: Assigned to one of 14 schools within the TDSB (Toronto District School Board) (applicant will have opportunity to indicate location preference).  



THE MISSION: You will play a crucial role in creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for campers with diverse needs, including newcomers and those with accessibility requirements. You will work collaboratively with the camp staff to ensure that all campers have a positive and enriching experience while addressing individual differences and promoting a sense of belonging for everyone. Duties may include 1:1 support with individual campers, large group integration and program adaptation development to meet needs of campers. 



Serve as group leader for up to 5 participants with exceptional needs within a larger program site of up to 200 youth 

Work within a smaller Inclusion team of up to 5 staff (Inclusion Coaches and Focus on Youth Staff) within the site 

Serve as a role model to children and staff members, exemplifying leadership, problem solving and conflict resolution, creating a warm, safe, and welcoming presence within all their encounters with staff, youth, and caring adults 

Attend and take part in dynamic training to provide you with all the tools needed to stay motivated and succeed in our mission 

Ensure that effective safety protocols are followed, including physical, emotional, and site safety measures 




Camp Inclusivity Planning: 

Collaborate with program directors and staff to develop and implement an inclusive camp program that addresses the diverse needs of campers. 

Create and maintain a welcoming atmosphere that fosters understanding and respect for individual differences. 

Needs Assessment and Accommodations: 

Conduct needs assessments for campers with special requirements, including newcomers and those with accessibility needs. 

Work with families and or caregivers to gather information about individual campers and develop appropriate accommodations. 

Support and Advocacy: 

Serve as a point of contact for campers, families, and staff regarding inclusion-related concerns. 

Advocate for the needs of individual campers and ensure that appropriate resources and support are provided. 

Foster a culture of respect, empathy, and understanding among camp staff and campers. 

Coordinate with external support services, such as interpreters, sign language interpreters, and accessibility experts, to meet the specific needs of campers. 

Program Adaptations: 

Modify camp activities and programs as needed to ensure that all campers can participate fully. 

Work with activity leaders to provide alternative options and inclusive adaptations. 

Regularly assess the effectiveness of inclusion initiatives and make adjustments as necessary. 

Collect feedback from campers, families, and staff to continuously improve the inclusivity of the camp. 




Prior experience working with diverse populations  

Prior experience working with kids in a camp setting 

Mature and capable of working independently 

Dynamic leader who can engage staff and youth 

Ability to respond to new and changing situations 

Safe, inclusive, and thoughtful 

Open-minded and ready to learn 

Works well in small and large teams 

Track record of sticking to daily routines 

Can ensure the safe organization of an indoor programming space 

First aid and CPR certification (or willingness to obtain).   

Have completed Grade 12 or higher by start of the program 



About Jays Care Foundation:  

We boast a warm, welcoming, and supportive team culture 

We offer a wide variety of opportunities to develop your leadership potential and grow your resume with new skills and experiences 

You will have opportunities to win monetary scholarships for college/university and staff recognition awards/prizes (with great Blue Jays swag!) 

Work alongside friendly and inspiring young leaders from your community and beyond 

To learn more, visit 

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Successful candidates will be required to complete a background check as part of the hiring process.


Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: 3 Months
Work Location: 1 Blue Jays Way (210), Toronto, ON
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Project Management & Coordination
Requisition ID: 301427


Posting Notes:  Toronto Blue Jays





Toronto, ON, CA

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