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 careers website
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

Early Childhood Educator/Child Development Worker/Supervisor - Deadline - May 31/18
Early Childhood Educator – Child Development Worker/Supervisor
Wainwright Military Family Resource Centre (MFRC) 
Temporary Full Time (Up to 18 months) 40 hours per week
Wage: $15 /hour (Additional Alberta wage top-up for all hours working directly with children)
 
The Wainwright MFRC Child Development Centre is seeking an individual to fill the position of room lead, caring for children 19 months to 6 years of age in a team based setting.
 
Position Requirements
- Certified in Alberta as a Child Development Worker or Supervisor
- Willingness to work additional hours and a variety of shifts
- Participate in professional development training as required
- Current First Aid in Child Care Certification
- Satisfactory Criminal Record Check and Child Welfare Check
 
Competencies
- Effective time management and efficiency with tasking
- Effective written, verbal, presentation and interpersonal communication skills
- Demonstrates professionalism, integrity, diplomacy and tact as well as a personal and professional respect for confidentiality
- Planning and implementing developmentally appropriate programming
 
Assets
- Fluency in both English and French, oral and written
- Experience with the Canadian Armed Forces community
- Knowledge of Alberta Child Care Licensing Regulations
 
Anticipated start date: 25 June 2018.
Candidates are required to submit a cover letter along with their resume.
 
This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found and may be used to fill similar current and future vacancies of a permanent, temporary or casual nature. Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.
 
Forward cover letter and resume quoting Competition No. 18-06 to:
Stacey Shmyr, Child Care Director
Wainwright MFRC
Box 29, Denwood, AB T0B 1B0
Email: ccdir@wainwrightmfrc.ca
Phone: 780.842.1363 Ext. 1248 Fax: 780.842.1876
Community Development Coordinator - Deadline - asap
Employment Opportunity -- Lloydminster Office
Inclusion Lloydminster and Inclusion Alberta
foster family leadership and advocacy in the pursuit of fully inclusive community lives for children and adults with developmental disabilities. We are seeking individuals with excellent communication (written and verbal) and inter-personal skills to further our vision of inclusion within our community development & family engagement initiatives.
 
Community Development & Family Engagement
The Engaging Families Creating Good Lives initiative focuses on family leadership and community development activities. These activities foster families’ visions of an inclusive life and community awareness and opportunities to realize an inclusive community.
 
The Community Development Coordinator assists with coordinating events, follow up to event participants and responsibilities within fund development.
 
We are seeking an individual who is committed to the inclusion of persons with developmental disabilities in community life. The candidate will have excellent inter-personal and team work skills and a university or college education in disability studies or a related field. Equivalencies will be considered.
 
This is a part-time position (10 hours per week) with the possibility of additional hours for an ideal candidate. Flexibility in scheduling is required. Compensation is commensurate with experience. Automobile required. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Position is available immediately.
 
Please forward your resume with a covering letter to:
inclusionlloydminster@gmail.com
Fax: 306-825-5943

Summer Daycare Facilitator - Deadline - May 31/18
Summer Daycare Facilitator - Wainwright Military Family Resource Centre
 
Summer Student – 32 hours per week; Tuesday – Friday;
8 week period to fall within 11 June – 24 August 2018
Wage: $14/hour (Additional Alberta wage top-up for all hours working directly with children)
 
The Wainwright MFRC Child Development Centre is seeking an individual to work as part of a team to offer care to children 19 months to 6 years. Successful candidates must meet Canada Summer Job Program criteria.
 
Position Requirements
- Enroled in and intending to return for post-secondary education on a full-time basis in the next academic year
- Must be certified as an Alberta Child Development Assistant, Worker or Supervisor, or equivalency; or willing to enrol in a free online certification course upon hire
- Strong desire to work with children
- Satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Record Check and Child Welfare Check
 
Competencies
- Professional respect for confidentiality
- Effective written, verbal, presentation and interpersonal communication skills
- Ability to supervise numerous children aged 19 months to 6 years of age
- Ability to facilitate developmentally appropriate programming
 
Assets
- Post-secondary training in Human Services or a related field
- Previous experience with children’s program/services
- Fluency in both English and French
- Current First Aid Certification
 
Anticipated Start Date: 11 June 2018
Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.
 
Forward cover letter and resume quoting competition #18-07 to:
Stacey Shmyr, Child Care Director
Wainwright MFRC
Box 29, Denwood, AB T0B 1B0
Phone: 780.842.1363 Ext. 1248 Fax: 780.842.1876
Email: ccdir@wainwrightmfrc.ca
 
*Please note: Successful candidates must meet Canada Summer Job Program criteria

Program Director & Assistant Program Director - Deadline - May 11/18
Les Tournesols Preschool in St. Albert Alberta is searching for a Program Director and Assistant Program Director for the 2018-2019 School year. Les Tournesols Preschool is a French Immersion Preschool that provides a Gentle Introduction to the French Language. It's suitable for French or English speaking families.

Program Director:
Qualifications:
•The director should be familiar with French. Completely bilingual is not required but knowledge of basic French will be helpful.
•First Aid must be current upon start of employment and maintained during the length of employment.
•Criminal Record Check must be current upon start of employment and maintained during the length of employment.
•Must be certified as a Child Development Worker under Alberta Child Care Staff Certification.
•Must have at least 5 years’ experience working in Early Childhood Development

Description:
•Develop the program for the school and work with the Assistant Program Director to implement it on a daily basis, while following the service plan currently in place at Les Tournesols Preschool.
•Establish and maintain routines for daily classroom activities.
•Share responsibility with the Assistant Program Director for receiving and dismissing the children.
•Share responsibility with the Assistant Program Director to maintain a clean, safe facility throughout each day.
•Ensure all incident reports are filled out in a timely manner.
•Attend and participate at Board Meetings on a monthly basis.
•Ensure fire drills are held in accordance with the Fire Department regulations.
•Report illness or behavioural issues to parents as required.
•Lead annual license review with Social Services.
•Complete administrative duties as required.
•Liaise with appropriate board members on needs and wants of the school.
• Maintain professional attitudes in demeanour and in personal relationships while on the job.
•Greet children, parents, and staff in a friendly and pleasant manner.
•Maintain focus on children during school hours (eg. cell phone use/personal conversation).
•Be willing to accept suggestions and feedback gracefully.
•Be sensitive to the needs of the children and their parents.
•Be conscientious in attendance and in the use of sick leave.
•Understand Les Tournesols service plan and be capable of sharing it with parents and community.

Assistant Program Director:
Qualifications:
•Be bilingual – teachers must have fluent spoken and written French and English.
•First Aid must be current upon start of employment and maintained during the length of employment.
•Criminal Record Check must be current upon start of employment and maintained during the length of employment.
•Must be certified as at least a Child Development Assistant under Alberta Child Care Staff Certification.
•Must have at least 1 year experience working in Early Childhood Development

Description:
•Work with the Program Director to carry out the program on a daily basis, while following the service plan currently in place at Les Tournesols Preschool.
•Establish and maintain routines for daily classroom activities.
•Share responsibility with the Program Director for receiving and dismissing the children.
•Share responsibility with the Program Director to maintain a clean, safe facility throughout each day.
•Work with the Program Director to ensure incident reports are filled out in a timely manner.
•Support the Program Director to ensure fire drills are held in accordance with the Fire Department regulations.
•Report illness or behavioural issues to parents as required.
•Support the Program Director in the annual license review with Social Services.
•Maintain professional attitudes in demeanour and in personal relationships while on the job.
•Greet children, parents, and staff in a friendly and pleasant manner.
•Maintain focus on children during school hours (eg. cell phone use/personal conversation.
•Be willing to accept suggestions and feedback gracefully.
•Be sensitive to the needs of the children and their parents.
•Be conscientious in attendance and in the use of sick leave.
•Understand Les Tournesols service plan and be capable of sharing it with parents and community.

If you are interested in the position, please submit your resume to
 
Please visit the website at http://www.lestournesolspreschool.org for more information on the preschool.


Child & Youth Summer Program Staff - Deadline - May 18/18
Child and Youth Summer Program Staff - Wainwright Military Family Resource Centre
Summer Student – 40 hours per week; June 2018 - August 2018
Wage: $15/hour
 
The Wainwright MFRC is seeking individuals to coordinate, plan, and implement a summer program for children aged 5 to 11 years (Summer Splash). Successful candidates must meet Canada Summer Job Program criteria.
 
Position Requirements
- Enroled in and intending to return for post-secondary education on a full-time basis in the next academic year
- Strong desire to work with children and youth
- Satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Record Check and Child Welfare Check
 
Competencies
- Professional respect for confidentiality
- Effective written, verbal, presentation and interpersonal communication skills
- Ability to supervise numerous children aged 5 to 11 years old
- Ability to facilitate developmentally appropriate and engaging programming
 
Assets
- Post-secondary training in Human Services or a related field
- Previous experience with children’s program/services
- Fluency in both English and French
- Current First Aid Certification
 
Anticipated Start Date: June 2018
Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.
 
Forward cover letter and resume quoting competition #18-08 to:
Natacha Drolet, Program Manager
Wainwright MFRC
Box 29, Denwood, AB T0B 1B0
Phone: 780.842.1363 Ext. 1253 Fax: 780.842.1876
Email: progman@wainwrightmfrc.ca
 
*Please note: Successful candidates must meet Canada Summer Job Program criteria

Community Development Worker - Deadline - asap
Employment Opportunity -- Lloydminster Office
 
Inclusion Lloydminster and Inclusion Alberta foster family leadership and advocacy in the pursuit of fully inclusive community lives for children and adults with developmental disabilities. We are seeking an individual with excellent communication (written and verbal) and inter-personal skills to further our vision of inclusion within our inclusive recreation & respite initiatives.
 
Recreation & Respite
Supportive Communities, Strengthening Families (SCSF) initiative explores innovative ways to increase community inclusion for children (0 to 17) with developmental disabilities. The initiative supports children with disabilities to be included in community activities; provides a database for families to recruit and hire support staff to facilitate community inclusion; assists families in planning for an inclusive life; and develops partnerships to increase opportunities for inclusive recreation.
 
Community Development Coordinators work directly with youth with developmental disabilities and their families to develop a vision for an inclusive life in community, including planning for adulthood, and creating a personalized and individualized action plan towards achieving this vision.
 
We are seeking an individual who is committed to the inclusion of persons with developmental disabilities in community life. The candidate will have excellent inter-personal and team work skills and a university or college education in disability studies or a related field. Equivalencies will be considered.
 
This is a full-time maternity leave position (37.5 hours per week) for a 12 month term with the possibility of extension to 18 months. Flexibility in scheduling is required. Compensation is commensurate with experience. Automobile required. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Position is available immediately.
 
Please forward your resume with a covering letter to:
inclusionlloydminster@gmail.com
Fax: 306-825-5943

Community Development Coordinator - Deadline - asap
Employment Opportunity -- Lloydminster Office
 
Inclusion Lloydminster and Inclusion Alberta foster family leadership and advocacy in the pursuit of fully inclusive community lives for children and adults with developmental disabilities. We are seeking an individual with excellent communication (written and verbal) and inter-personal skills to further our vision of inclusion within our inclusive recreation & respite initiatives.
 
Recreation & Respite
Supportive Communities, Strengthening Families (SCSF) initiative explores innovative ways to increase community inclusion for children (0 to 17) with developmental disabilities. The initiative supports children with disabilities to be included in community activities; provides a database for families to recruit and hire support staff to facilitate community inclusion; assists families in planning for an inclusive life; and develops partnerships to increase opportunities for inclusive recreation.
 
Community Development Coordinators work directly with youth with developmental disabilities and their families to develop a vision for an inclusive life in community, including planning for adulthood, and creating a personalized and individualized action plan towards achieving this vision.
 
We are seeking an individual who is committed to the inclusion of persons with developmental disabilities in community life. The candidate will have excellent inter-personal and team work skills and a university or college education in disability studies or a related field. Equivalencies will be considered.
 
This is a part-time position (18.75 hours per week) with the possibility of additional hours for an ideal candidate. Flexibility in scheduling is required. Compensation is commensurate with experience. Automobile required. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Position is available immediately.
 
Please forward your resume with a covering letter to:
inclusionlloydminster@gmail.com
Fax: 306-825-5943

Support Workers: Mental Health/Community Living/Children's Services - Deadline - as per website
The Chilliwack Society for Community Living is looking to hire:
Community Living Support Worker, Mental Health Support Worker, and Children’s Service Support Worker.

We are actively hiring for casual/relief positions. These positions can lead to full-time positions through our internal posting process, and so we are always looking for more candidates.

If you are interested in applying, send a completed copy of the employment application to human.resources@cscl.org.

Chilliwack Society for Community Living
Direct: 604-393-3200
Reception: 604-792-7726
Fax: 604-792-7962

 
Employment Coordinator - Deadline - asap
Employment Opportunity -- Lloydminster Office
 
Inclusion Lloydminster and Inclusion Alberta foster family leadership and advocacy in the pursuit of fully inclusive community lives for children and adults with developmental disabilities. We are seeking individuals with excellent communication (written and verbal) and inter-personal skills to further our vision of inclusion within our employment initiatives.
 
Employment
The Rotary Employment Partnership (REP) is an exciting and innovative initiative that creates meaningful employment opportunities for people with developmental disabilities. The Partnership focuses on supporting the capacity of the business community to hire and retain employees with developmental disabilities.
 
The Employment Coordinator is responsible for working with Rotarians to identify potential employment opportunities; identify potential employees; provide ongoing support to the employer and employee; coordinate on-the-job supports when necessary; facilitate relationships between employers and employees with and without developmental disabilities, and attend Rotary functions.
 
We are seeking an individual who is committed to the inclusion of persons with developmental disabilities in community life. The candidate will have excellent inter-personal and team work skills and a university or college education in disability studies or a related field. Equivalencies will be considered.
 
This is a part-time position (18.75 hours per week) with the possibility of additional hours for an ideal candidate. Flexibility in scheduling is required. Compensation is commensurate with experience. Automobile required. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Position is available immediately.
 
Please forward your resume with a covering letter to:
inclusionlloydminster@gmail.com
Fax: 306-825-5943

What Students Say
With the Student-Managed Farm you learn to be accountable for what you’re doing and the choices you make. You get an understanding of what it’s like to be out in industry or on a farm making decisions that count.

– 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

What Faculty & Staff Say
Vertex has had great experience bringing on students from Lakeland College. We have found the Bachelor of Applied Science (Environmental Management) program to provide students with good academic knowledge of the environmental industry and the criteria that governs the land reclamation

– Sean Fuller B.Sc., P.Ag.

Vice President, Environmental Services, Vertex.

What Alumni Say
There is no way I would be where I am today without Lakeland College. It inspired me to be a better person and to get a job in something I love doing. I am so thankful I had such a great experience at Lakeland and I hope future students do as well.

– Danielle Gaboury

Business studies, Class of 2016.

What Students Say
I recommend the UT program to people all the time. The smaller setting Lakeland offers, is very conducive to learning. It's less intimidating than the larger universities and allows for more class interactions and discussions

– 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
At Lakeland College you are guaranteed to have time out of the classroom where you can put everything you learned together and actually see that what you’re learning is relevant.

– Alisa Brace

Animal Health Technology, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
The friendships I made, the experiences we were provided with, and the welcoming atmosphere of the Vermilion Campus made my time at Lakeland extremely valuable and memorable

– 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
The instructors were the highlight of my time at Lakeland. It made a huge impact on my college experience to have instructors who challenged, encouraged, and believed in me.

– 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
I just feel like you get the best education at Lakeland, especially from the time that the instructors can actually spend with you. I like the class sizes too – everything’s been great about my Lakeland experience.

– Dean Coulson

Heavy Equipment Technician, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
I do give Lakeland College credit for reigniting my interest and even preparing me for Miss Rodeo Canada. Lakeland helped me to grow enough to have the confidence to think I could take on that role and become that person. I think that I have and I am really grateful for that

– 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
I was involved in the president’s gala in April where I was an emcee for the evening, it was a great experience, and I had a lot of fun doing it and would recommend it to everyone.”

– Lucas Tetreault

HOPE Power Engineering, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
I would recommend Lakeland College for the simple fact that it's for everybody. As a mature student who went back to school much later than his 18th year, I was immediately accepted, and not ostracized in the least

– Donald James Shaw

Accounting Major, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
All the hands-on learning was great and very helpful once placed into the industry. Having clients leave with a smile after each service assured me that I was in the right field of work. I would recommend Lakeland to anyone.

– 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.