St.Amant Leisure Guide Call For Facilitators & Proposals

The St.Amant Leisure Guide offers leisure and recreation opportunities for children and adults with developmental disabilities who are supported by St.Amant.

The 2017 Winter session runs from Janurary – March. Sessions should offer activities for all ages and abilities that will be based at 440 River Road or other locations around Winnipeg. Examples of previous activities include: yoga, baking, oil painting, instrumental jamming, collaborative video-gaming, karaoke, crafting, and more.

We’re currently:

  • Accepting proposals from those who have a skill to share and wish to facilitate a proposed activity.
  • Looking for individuals to deliver suggested activities that participants have asked for . Please see page 2 for more information.

Submission Criteria:
  • Offers opportunities for meaningful and interactive leisure activities.
  • Offers opportunities for relationship building between participants and/or between volunteers and participants
  • Fosters universality and participation
  • Does not rely on incremental learning and application of skills from prior weeks
  • Relevant skills and facilitator experience required to deliver the activity including life or work experience with individuals with autism, developmental disabilities or acquired brain injuries

Facilitator Responsibilities:
  • Design/facilitate a weekly session lasting 30-90 minutes from January 23 – March 17 (8 weeks)
  • Attend a 1-hour facilitator orientation session in January
  • Create a safe and respectful environment for participants, families, and volunteers
  • Create an environment that encourages relationship building
  • Set-up/take-down supplies and equipment required for your activities
  • Know, understand, and carry out emergency protocols as outlined in the facilitator training
  • Report weekly on attendance, activity summaries, and accident reports
Submission Deadline: Friday, November 25