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Behavioral Aide

All About Me Inc. is looking to fill this position. For more details: allaboutmeinc.pdf


Support Worker

We are seeking a Support Worker for 2 nights a week from 6:30 pm to 9pm and every other Saturday to start on September 9th, 2014. The Support Worker will be responsible for providing personal support to an individual with a developmental disability to enable the individual to be a valued, contributing member of the community. Guided by the goals and objectives determined in collaboration and consultation with the individual and his/her family, the Support Worker will be responsible for supporting the development of skills and competencies that will assist the individual to pursue and fulfill their goals and aspirations. The Support Worker will be required to assist the individual in community settings. The Support Worker will be responsible for liaising with a variety of community organizations (employers, clubs, recreational groups) to support those organizations in their efforts towards inclusion.

The ideal candidate will possess;

  • a steadfast belief and commitment to inclusion, the right for all people to belong, participate and contribute to the community.
  • the ability to work independently in unstructured environments and to employ effective time management skills
  • excellent coaching skills – knowledge of and ability to demonstrate and support the development of skills as they relate to managing a home, social and work life.
  • knowledge of community resources available to support the persons participation and inclusion within their community
  • A valid Class 5 driver’s license; access to a reliable vehicle and applicable insurance
  • First Aid and CPR certification
  • A criminal record check

An industry competitive salary is offered. The successful candidate will be employed directly by the individual and family. Consequently, the name of the employer is not published for confidentiality reasons. If you are interested in lending your skills and talents to making a real difference, submit your resume and application by Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 to Keeganrj@shaw.ca (Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted)


JOB COACH/COMMUNITY SUPPORT WORKER

Okotoks and area

We are seeking an energetic and positive individual to support a young man with developmental disabilities. The successful applicant will support the individual through an educational process designed to help find gainful employment as well as through job search or business development and provision of on the job support. In addition, the worker will spend time with him developing skills in accessing healthy community activities and life skills. Scope of work will be based on the young man's growing goals and aspirations. The worker will be responsible for liaising with instructors, community organizations, employers, recreational groups etc.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • excellent coaching skills and a willingness to be coached
  • the ability to work independently in structured and unstructured environments
  • knowledge of community resources to support person in participation and inclusion in his community
  • a valid class 5 drivers license, access to a reliable vehicle, applicable insurance and a recent drivers abstract
  • criminal record check including vulnerable sectors check
  • first aid/CPR an asset.

An industry competitive salary is offered with 30 hours per week of work. The successful candidate will be under contract to the individual and his family.

Interested parties please reply by email to: skotoko.eap@gmail.com by August 15/2014. Potential start date August 27. Only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.


Support Worker

We are seeking a support worker for 15 hours a week (afternoons and evenings). The individual will be responsible for providing support to an individual with a developmental disability to enable the individual to be a valued, contributing member of the community. This position involves regular communication and collaboration with the individual and the individual’s family as well as taking direction from the individual and family to ensure successful outcomes. The Support Worker will be responsible for supporting the development of skills and competencies that will assist the individual to pursue and fulfill their goals and aspirations. The Support Worker will be required to assist the individual in home, work/volunteer and community settings.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting our family member in nutrition and menu planning, purchasing groceries and cooking
  • Assisting our family member in supporting and maintaining a budget
  • Assisting our family member in supported independent living, promoting healthy eating and incorporating exercise into daily routines.
  • Assisting our family member to identify and participate in activities and interests in the community, where she can connect with others around a common area of interest i.e. recreational clubs, volunteer interests, associations
  • Assisting our family member with volunteer/job exploration, job search, providing on the job support, and developing relationships within the workplace and in the community

The ideal candidates will possess:

  • A belief and commitment to inclusion, the right for all people to belong, participate and contribute to the community.
  • An openness to learning new ideas
  • The ability to work independently in unstructured environments and to employ effective time management skills
  • Experience in working with individuals with mental health challenges.
  • Knowledge of mental health field
  • The ability to think outside the box and develop ideas around employment and activities
  • Excellent coaching skills with the knowledge of and ability to demonstrate and support the development of skills as they relate to social and work life.
  • A valid Class 5 driver’s license
  • A reliable vehicle with applicable insurance
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in the disability/mental health field
  • A good sense of humor
  • Good communication skills
  • First Aid and CPR certification
  • A criminal record check
  • Knowledge of nutrition would be an asset

Applicants must be punctual, reliable and have the ability to exhibit a great deal of patience.

An industry competitive salary is offered. The family will directly employ the successful candidate. If you are interested in lending your skills and talents to making a real difference, submit your cover letter and resume by August 29th, 2014 to sbfl333@gmail.com (only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted)


Roommate Wanted – October 1st

Would you like to make a difference in the life of an individual with a disability and be a roommate? You would be sharing a 3 bedroom home with active, passionate and professional people (a 30 year old adult and a 34 year old adult with a developmental disability). We are looking to sublet one large bedroom in Killarney to an individual who will provide weekend respite (paid) two weekends a month in the home.

The bathroom, in the home has been renovated and the bedrooms have fresh paint and new carpet. In addition, there are two brand new appliances in the kitchen. The LRT is less than a 10 minute walk away. Virtually everything in the house will be available to you; dining table + chairs, new pots and pans, couch, tv, slow cooker... If you can name it you can use it. There is no bed. If you have many personal belongings there is extra room in the house and storage areas for you. This is a non smoking, non drinking house. Working professionals or students will get preference. No pets, couples or children please. A Rent is $650.00/month and includes utilities (electricity, cable and internet).

The ideal candidate has good references, a current police check, is employed or is in university. A car would be a definite asset when providing weekend respite.


Inclusion Support Worker – SW Calgary

We are seeking a part-time Inclusion Support Worker (every Friday and 2 Saturdays a month) who will be responsible for providing support to a young active and energetic young man with a developmental disability to enable the individual to be a valued, contributing member of the community. In consultation with the individual and his family, the Inclusion Support Worker will be responsible for supporting the development of skills and competencies that will assist the individual to pursue and fulfill their goals and aspirations.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting our family member with job and/or volunteer exploration, job search, providing on the job support, and developing relationships within the workplace and in the community
  • Participating with the individual in activities of his interest as well as discovering other areas of interest with him
  • Assisting our family member to identify and participate in activities in the community, where he can connect with others around a common area of interest i.e. recreational clubs, volunteer interests, associations.
  • Be the conduit between the community group and individual to facilitate the individual’s meaningful participation
  • Personal care when needed.

The ideal candidate will possess;

  • a steadfast belief and commitment to inclusion, the right for all people to belong, participate and contribute to the community.
  • the ability to work independently in unstructured environments and to employ effective time management skills
  • excellent coaching skills – knowledge of and ability to demonstrate and support the development of skills as they relate to managing a home, social and work life.
  • knowledge of community resources available to support the persons participation and inclusion within their community
  • A valid Class 5 driver’s license; access to a reliable vehicle
  • First Aid and CPR certification
  • A criminal record check

An industry competitive salary is offered. The successful candidate will be directly employed by the individual and family. Consequently, the name of the employer is not published for confidentiality reasons. If you are interested in lending your skills and talents to making a real difference, submit your resume and application by (July 25, 2014 ) to the following e-mail address: dc-fms@aacl.org (only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted)