Human Service Job Postings

Current jobs available in the human services sector including child & youth care, day care and other early learning and child care, educational assistant and sign language Interpretation are listed below.

Note Lakeland College is not responsible for verifying all information provided by employers. The onus is on a student to check out each opportunity thoroughly before agreeing to the work or signing contracts of employment. 

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Various Opportunities - Catholic Social Services
Catholic Social Services/ Catholic Charities

On a weekly basis Catholic Social Services/Catholic Charities posts jobs to their website.  To view these jobs:

http://www.catholicsocialservices.ab.ca/CatholicSocialServices/Careers.aspx

To apply for any of the positions -- forward resume and cover letter quoting applicable competition number to:

Catholic Social Services
5206 - 51 Avenue
Wetaskiwin, AB  T9A 0V4
Fax:  780-352-3190 or email to employment@catholicsocialservices.ab.ca
Personal Support Worker/Respite Support Worker - Deadline - ongoing
Inclusion Lloydminster and Inclusion Alberta are looking to hire Personal Support Workers/Respite Support Workers for the Lloydminster and surrounding areas.

Email: malmond@inclusionalberta.org   
Contact Person: Melissa Almond

Job Information

Job Title:  Personal Support Worker/Respite Support Worker
Job Location:  Lloydminster or Lloydminster rural area
Employment Terms:  Permanent Part-time or casual
Salary:   Depending on experience/education and qualifications

Job Description:

Various positions available in the Lloydminster and surrounding area. Looking for individuals that are reliable, responsible and have strong work ethic. The individual must be passionate and committed to working with children with disabilities and their families. Prior experience working with children would be an asset but will train the appropriate individual.

Education:

Grade 12 or equivalent and Post-secondary studies would be a benefit.

Experience:

Willing to train the appropriate individual.

How to apply:
Please contact Melissa Johnson at 306-825-5911 or fax or email resume to find out more information on this unique opportunity to make a difference to a child with a disability and their family.

email:  malmond@inclusionalberta.org  
Fax:    306-825-5912
WJS Canada (Various Opportunities) - Deadlines - see website
On a regular basis WJS Canada posts jobs to their website.  To view these jobs:

WJS Canada

To apply for any of the positions -- you can apply on the WJS website or forward resume and cover letter quoting applicable competition number to:
E:  abhr@wjscanada.com
F:  1-855-465-5502
McMan (Various Opportunities) - Deadlines - see website
If You Want to Make a Difference, Make it With McMan

McMan values its employees and believes that each of them makes a difference. We are committed to being an “agency of choice” and to creating a healthy and rewarding work environment. We offer our employees the following:
  • Competitive salaries 
  • A comprehensive benefits package including Dental, Vision Care and Extended Health 
  • An Employee Assistance Program 
  • An employer contributed Pension Plan 
  • Generous vacation allowance 
  • An excellent Employee Recognition Program 
  • A commitment to a healthy work life balance
For current job opportunities click here
Summer Camp Staff - Deadline - Jun 13/18
Christian Summer Camp Staff for Underprivileged Kids Camps

Company: Hope Mission Summer Camps
Application Deadline: 13/06/2018

Job Location: Evansburg, AB (Edmonton Area) or Calgary, AB
Position Type: Summer

Contact Information:
Name: Brent Ankrom, Brightwood Ranch Director
Address: Box 277, Evansburg, Alberta T0E 0T0
Ph: 780-727-3840; 1-866-797-2624
Email: bright.wood@hopemission.com

Job Description:
Hope Mission operates two Christian Summer camps which provide a summer camp experience for kids from single parent, foster and group homes.

Brightwood Ranch is 220 acres of rolling hills located one hour west of Edmonton, Alberta. We operate programs for youth ages 6-17 through 6 day resident and outtripping camps. Our mainsite focuses on building relationships with kids through dinner cook outs, overnight campouts, cabin group campfires and other small group activities. Brightwood runs in-house leveled horse camps for one, two, four and eight weeks. These include personal knowledge and riding skills, teaching young kids to ride, day riding trips and a week-long trip to ride in the mountains. We also run youth development programs for one, two, four and eight weeks. These include personal development, learning about and teaching youth, and an outdoor educational component (tubing down the river, lake and river canoe trips, camping, and hiking in the mountains).

Camp Hope is 104 acres located 20 minutes west of Calgary, Alberta along the Elbow River. We operate 8 weeks for youth ages 6-15 through 6 day resident camps. Children sleep in Tipis and focus on building relationships, outdoor activities, and wilderness skills. We also run a Leadership Development Program for one, two or four weeks. This includes personal development, skill development, servant leadership, learning about and teaching kids and youth, and outdoor education which includes some off-site trips to hike in the mountains.

Hope Mission has a vision that men, women, youth and children who come to our doors would come to know Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Saviour. This vision can be fulfilled only if all staff are diligent in serving, strengthening and uplifting people in the name of Jesus Christ.

Camp Activities Include: Horseback riding, archery, climbing wall, low ropes course, zip line, riflery, drama, crafts, petting zoo, wilderness skills, Bible studies, chapels, games and much more.

4 Month Positions: program directors, unit leaders (oversee different camps’ program and staff), head wrangler, horse camp instructor, youth development program leaders, wrangler training program leader, secretary, maintenance, head cook, and assistant cook

2 Month Positions (July and August): counsellors, nurses, kitchen helpers, male and female unit leaders, wranglers, climbing wall instructor, dining hall hostess and out camp food coordinator. Some people hired for these positions may be able to serve in May and June as resource staff. 
We also look for people willing to come for part of the summer as well. 

Start Date is May 1 or June 20, 2018 (depending on position) until August 24, 2018.

Monthly Wage is $1000-$2000/month plus room and board and possibly the ability to raise additional funds through church, friends and family.

For additional information about positions, salary and how our camp runs, please visit www.hopemission.com/summercamp and check out the Staff Information Page.

Please send:
1. Resume 
2. Cover Letter stating why you would like to work in a Christian Ministry

To: People and Culture, Hope Mission
E-mail: hr@hopemission.com 

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Contact Details:
Human Resources
Hope Mission
9908 106 Ave NW
Edmonton, AB
T5J 2L8
Fax: 780-453-1455
E-mail: hr@hopemission.com
Website: www.hopemission.com/summercamp 

Contact Brent Ankrom for questions about the camps and position descriptions at bright.wood@hopemission.com 

Job Qualifications:
Committed Christian
Love for underprivileged kids
Enjoyment of the outdoors

Salary: 1000-2000/month plus room and board
Job Start Date: May 1 or June 20, 2018
Job End Date: August 24, 2018

Application Requirements: Resume and Cover Letter
How to Apply: Email

Mental Health Support Worker - Deadline - Feb 28/18
Mental Health Support Worker (Chilliwack, BC)
 
Are you looking for challenging and rewarding employment? The Chilliwack Society for Community Living (CSCL) is a unionized employer, employing over 300 people in the Fraser Valley. CSCL values caring and dedicated employees; if this describes you, we welcome your application.
 
Duties & Responsibilities:
The primary function of this position is to provide meaningful, personalized support for individuals in their home and community.
 
Qualifications & Experience:
The successful applicant will have relevant post-secondary education and/or outreach experience. Candidates should also have experience in supporting individuals with varying degrees of developmental and physical disabilities, mental health issues and who may present high-risk and aggressive behaviours. Applicants must be willing to work shifts including day, evening and nights.
 
Must possess a valid BC Class 5 Driver’s License, First Aid/CPR Certification, Caring About Food Safety, and be able to meet all other CSCL employment criteria (i.e. Criminal Record Check clearance, Doctor’s Certificate of Good Health, etc.).
 
Shifts/Schedule:
On Call - Casual; Must be available for shifts including days, evenings and weekends. Casual hours are available with the possibility of leading to part-time or full-time positions.
 
Compensation:
As per our Collective Agreement ($17.47)
 
How to Apply:
All interested applicants must submit:
-E-mail Application to human.resources@cscl.org
-Find our application on our website: http://cscl.org/careers/
 
(Priority is given to candidates that submit a completed CSCL Employment Application. A completed CSCL Employment Application must be received before an interview is scheduled. Resumes alone will not be considered.)


Child Development Supervisor/Worker - Deadline - Mar 15/18 or until suitable applicant found
Child Development Supervisor/Worker
Flagstaff Kids Connection Daycare Killam, AB

Responsibilities:
-Works with all qualified staff to maintain and improve existing daycare program and ensure its compliance with the Alberta Child Care Licensing Regulations.
-Develop appropriate programming that supports S.P.I.C.E.
-Manages, guides and mentors child development workers and assistants.
-Maintain all appropriate records and documentation.

Qualification and Skills Requirements:
-Child Development Supervisor Certification (Former Level 3) & Child Development Worker Certification (Former Level 2)
-Valid First Aid/CPR Certificate * Current Criminal Record Clearance, including Vulnerable Sector Search, within past 6 months
-Must be knowledgeable in dealing with child care related issues, including interaction with parents.
-Must demonstrate a high degree of responsibility and must show a willingness to lead by example.
-Having a genuine and natural affinity for children and being empathetic to their needs.
-With excellent interpersonal skills, well-organized and approachable.
-Well versed with the Alberta Child Care Regulations.
-Familiar with or have undergone child care accreditation process.
-Open to continuous learning and improvement

All resumes, cover letters and 3 references sent to flagstaffdaycare@gmail.com

Community Living Support Worker - Deadline - Feb 28/18
Community Living Support Worker (Chilliwack, BC)
 
Are you looking for challenging and rewarding employment? The Chilliwack Society for Community Living (CSCL) is a unionized employer, employing over 300 people in the Fraser Valley. CSCL values caring and dedicated employees; if this describes you, we welcome your application.
 
Duties & Responsibilities:
The primary function of this position is to provide meaningful, personalized support for individuals in their home and community.
 
Qualifications & Experience:
The successful applicant will have relevant post-secondary education and/or experience in supporting individuals with varying degrees of developmental and physical disabilities. Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of current issues and practices, human values in delivery of service, and a strong ability to plan and work independently while actively involving individuals in this process. A positive and pleasant work attitude, effective communication skills and the ability to relate positively to the public are essential.
Must possess or be willing & able to obtain a valid BC Class 4 Driver’s License, First Aid/CPR Certification, Caring About Food Safety, and be able to meet all other CSCL employment criteria (i.e. Criminal Record Check clearance, Doctor’s Certificate of Good Health, etc.).
 
Shifts/Schedule:
On Call - Casual; Must be available for shifts including days, evenings and weekends. Casual hours are available with the possibility of leading to part-time or full-time positions.
 
Compensation:
As Per Collective Agreement ($17.47)
 
How to Apply:
All interested applicants must submit:
-E-mail Application to human.resources@cscl.org
-Find our application on our website: http://cscl.org/careers/
 
(Priority is given to candidates that submit a completed CSCL Employment Application. A completed CSCL Employment Application must be received before an interview is scheduled. Resumes alone will not be considered.)

Community Assistant - Deadline - Apr 15/18
L'Arche
People with differing abilities transforming lives . . . Transforming Society
L'Arche:
We welcome Assistants to live, work, and learn together with men and women with intellectual disabilities in our communities. Founded by Jean Vanier in 1964, L'Arche strives to shape a more human and just society.
 
"Community Assistant" Role Description:
"Assistants" support core members (men and women with intellectual disabilities) in their daily life. We cook and eat dinner together, get together with friends, participate in activities in our neighbourhoods, go on vacation together, and celebrate often.
 
Through friendship and relationships with Core Members, Assistants gain valuable life skills and opportunities for personal growth and leadership.
 
More than a job, we offer an exceptional and life changing adventure in friendship and self-discovery.
 
Opportunities:
- Each year L'Arche hires 200 new Assistants to live and work in 29 communities across Canada
- All new Assistants participate in the L'Arche Leadership Development Program
- Many Assistants choose to stay at L'Arche for one or two years. There are also opportunities for longer term roles in leadership across the country
- There are opportunities to transfer to one of 146 L'Arche communities around the world
- Compensation and Benefits are provided. Assistant roles are Full-Time.
 
Requirements:
- We hire people from a wide variety of educational backgrounds.
- We are looking for people with an open attitude, a desire to grow, and who want to make a difference
- Opportunities available in either English or French
- Training is provided through the L'Arche Leadership Development Program

How to Apply:
Online Application System: www.larche-work.ca
Please submit CV or Resume with online application.
 
Application deadline is April 15, 2018
 
Start Date:
L'Arche hires year round. We are currently seeking Summer term applicants who can begin in May. Please specify on the application form if you are applying for a summer position.




 
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– Anthony Biglieni

Agribusiness Class of 2006

What Alumni Say
Lakeland College has been a integral partner in growing our own through the school of business. As an alumnus of the college, I have first-hand learning experience in the school of business. The professors welcome Servus Credit Union to facilitate classes in the Business Ethics course each year.

– Sandi Unruh

Senior Human Resources Consultant

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– Sean Fuller B.Sc., P.Ag.

Vice President, Environmental Services, Vertex.

What Alumni Say
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– Danielle Gaboury

Business studies, Class of 2016.

What Students Say
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– Kelly Mykytuk

2nd year UT student, 2017-18

What Alumni Say
I have loved my experience at Lakeland. The teachers are personable, and quick to share about their own experiences. They encouraged me to run with my own ideas and see what would happen; they got excited about my designs, which gave me the confidence to do my best and be more creative.

– Payton Ramstead

Class of 2016, Interior Design student.

What Alumni Say
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– Alisa Brace

Animal Health Technology, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
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– Grayden Kay

Animal Science & Agribusiness, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
Lakeland College was a learning environment unlike any other school. It allows students to learn beyond the classroom, and staff and faculty genuinely want to see students succeed. It’s a place where you can feel comfortable asking questions and where everyone has a place and fits in.

– Carson Reid

Agribusiness, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
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– Jessica Cadrain

Child & Youth Care, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
At the beginning of my first year, I was really stressed out as I felt I had no artistic ability. But with the instruction and time put in by the interior design faculty, I was able to develop my artistic abilities. Now I am fully confident in and exceeding well in the artistic side of this career!

– Naomi Mason

Interior Design Technology, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
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– Dean Coulson

Heavy Equipment Technician, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
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– Ali Mullin

Agribusiness, class of 2014, former Miss Rodeo Canada.

What Alumni Say
I feel the professors at Lakeland actually prepared me for the profession. It’s impossible to be just a number here when there are 12 students in all of your classes. When the school advertised small class sizes, they actually meant it.

– Stephen Mark Visser

Real Estate Appraisal and Assessment, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
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– Lucas Tetreault

HOPE Power Engineering, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
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– Donald James Shaw

Accounting Major, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
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– Courtnee Coolidge

Esthetician, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
The professors care so much about their students at Lakeland and are able to know each and every one of them by name, so much so that they are able to nominate a ton of students for awards.

– Stephanie Wakefeild

University Transfer, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
They really put you in the lead at Lakeland. Lakeland cares about its students, empowers them, and gives them opportunities to achieve their goals. I don’t see Lakeland as a stepping stone or a first step – I see it as a bridge and an integral part of my education.

– Alyssa Wells

University Transfer, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
I wanted to get experience in the field of assessment as it would give me exposure to what it’s like day to day. It was an invaluable experience as I find it hard to imagine what it would be like working in a particular field or area until I’m doing the work.

– Sheldon Farrell

Real estate appraisal and assessment, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
In the campus spa, they give you time to work with each client so nothing is rushed and you’re able to concentrate on providing the best service you can to your client.

– Daphney Couturier

Esthetician, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
It’s going to be a lot easier to start our first jobs having this experience and having been able to build our confidence in the campus spa. I love that we get to have this opportunity.

– Darby Watchel

Esthetician, Class of 2017.