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
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.

Contact Person: Kendall Ayrey

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.


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


Willing to train the appropriate individual.

How to apply:
Please contact Kendall at 306.825.5918 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.

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:
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 Employment Opportunities - Deadline - until suitable candidates found
Early Childhood Employment Opportunities
2018-2019 School Year
1. Mannville Before and After School Care Supervisor
Roles will include preparing and executing daily programming for before and after school care of students between the hours of 7:30-9:00 am and 3:15-5:30. As part of the program, full day childcare is offered on school non-instructional days. Our program is located in Mannville School. An additional 4 hours/month will be given for preparation of the program.
2. Mannville Preschool Classroom Educational Assistant
Role will include assisting the teacher and preschool students on Monday and Wednesday mornings from 9:00 am to 12:00pm. Our program is located in Mannville School. The Mannville Preschool fosters child development in a play-based program.
Qualifications for both positions:
Level 2 Child Care Worker
First Aid Certified
Clear Criminal Record Check
Clear Child Intervention Check
Demonstrate excellent leadership skills
Ability to work effectively with children
The positions have the potential to partner together as one position.
Please send resumes to Kyla ( or call Mannville School at 780-763-3615 for further information.
Please ask for Kyla Christensen.
Deadline: Position will remain open until successful candidate has been chosen

Community Disability Services Worker (weekends Bonnyville) - Deadline Feb 6/19
Part time Community Disability Services Worker (Weekend Days) - Bonnyville - Job ID J0119-0430
Organization: WJS Canada
Job Title: Part time Community Disability Services Worker (Weekend Days) - Bonnyville
Job Type: Permanent, Part-Time
Location: Bonnyville, Alberta, Canada
Hours of Work Per Week: 16
Scheduled Days Each Week: Saturday,Sunday
Scheduled Hours: Saturdays & Sundays 9am to 5pm
Number of Positions: 1
Compensation: $18.7000 - $21.6500 /Hour
Closing Date: 06/02/2019

The Program
WJS Canada supports people with developmental disabilities in becoming active, empowered and involved in their community regardless of the challenges they face. Our committed staff work to improve all aspects of a person`s life by focusing on their individual goals and celebrating their progress. We encourage daily independence and self-sufficiency together with community inclusion.
The Position
The Community Disability Services Worker (DSW) is a front-line disabilities services role that supports and facilitates the development of skills and competencies that will assist persons with disabilities to pursue and fulfill their goals, objectives and aspirations.

The Community Disability Services Worker is critical to the success of the individuals supported, and requires a positive attitude that acknowledges the gifts, talents and passions of persons with disabilities, an aptitude for service and support, and relevant knowledge and skill base.
In Your Role You Will
• Assist and support individual with developing and achieving personal goals.
• Teach and encourage independent life skills i.e., hygiene, personal care, life skills and social/occupational skills.
• Assist her with daily household tasks at the residence/program facility (May include food preparation, cleaning, etc.)
• Encourage social interaction within the community (vocational, recreational, leisure activities)
• Drive individual to appointments, day programs, community events, etc..
• Contributes toward design, implementation and evaluation of individual service plans, program specific policies & procedures.
• Communicate/document information that relates to program changes/service recipient changes to peers, ministry representatives and other stakeholders as required.
• Observe/document needs of individuals in service.

*** Prior to confirmation of employment all applicants must provide a current (dated within 3 months of hiring date) Criminal Record Check and Ministry Check. These checks can take up to 6 weeks to obtain, please ensure you prepare accordingly.
As An Ideal Candidate You Possess
• Minimum High School Diploma
• Diploma/Degree in Disabilities Studies, Social Work, Health Care Aide, Special Education, Personal Support Work or equivalent preferred
Mandatory - One (1) year experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities.
• Experience with Acquired Brain Injury rehabilitation an asset
Mandatory - A valid Class 5 Driver License with clear driving abstract and reliable transportation
• Clear criminal record check and social services involvement check
• A positive attitude and belief that persons with disabilities have the right / responsibility to define and pursue their life choices, and pursue active participation and involvement in the community.
• Skills in assisting individuals in anger management, daily living, self help, etc.
• First Aid/CPR Certification
• Crisis Prevention Intervention, Medication Administration, Abuse Protocol, Proactive Procedures and Behavioural Strategies, Foundations and Disabilities Training
• Knowledge of basic health and safety rules and guidelines for personal health and safety, as appropriate.
What WJS Canada does
WJS Canada's mission is 'Strengthening people and communities with innovative, individualized services'. The support we provide for families, emphasizes building relationships to enhance the family's strengths and achieve goals that address their needs for support in areas of struggle. Services are individualized and based on the family's belief that their own internal resources can be strengthened and that other helpful skills can be developed. For more information on WJS, services and career opportunities, visit

Our Employees Enjoy
At WJS Canada, trust, strong connections, innovation and results are the pillars of our mandate. We manage by developing our core strength: our people. We give employees the tools to do the job, developing their competence and their confidence, by conducting training programs to ensure professional development and build skills, employee morale, employee safety, health, loyalty and satisfaction. Developing people includes respecting employees work-life balance through flexible hours, locations and duties. We support our staff with assistance and benefit packages, innovative wellness programs and compassion for the life challenges they face.
For more information on WJS Canada visit our website:
No telephone calls please. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be notified.
•Adults With Developmental Disabilities - 1 year(s)
•Brain Injury
•Community Living
•Community Rehabilitation
•Community Support Worker
•Developmental Disabilities
•Disability Support
•Foundations in Community Disabilities
•Group Home
•Individualized program planning
•Key Worker
•Life Skills
•Personal Support Worker
•Residence Worker
•Social Service Worker Diploma
•Social Work Diploma
•Special Needs
•Support Worker
•Supported Independent Living
Nanny - Deadline - Jan 30/19
Opportunity: Full Time live in or live out Nanny in Blackfoot, AB
Hours: Monday to Thursday 7:30am – 5:00pm
Wage:$15/hour (live in wage, room and board to be negotiated if applicable)
Requirements: Valid driver's license, First Aid/CPR, child care experience

Our young and energetic family is looking for a reliable, happy and enthusiastic care giver for our three children (son – age 4, daughters – age 3 and 1½). Child care duties will include playing, engaging, teaching, reading, singing and crafting. Household responsibilities will include preparing healthy meals, light cleaning and chores such as dishes, laundry, sweeping and mopping. The successful candidate will be very organized with a strong ability to multi task. You must be comfortable transporting children regularly into Lloydminster for activities, play school and to play at different parks/Fun Zone/indoor playground etc. and be able to effectively discipline within the parameters set out by the parents. Child safety will be embedded in every activity during the day. Strong communication skills are an asset including offering feedback summarizing the activities and behaviours of each day.
You may be required to work additional days and hours as the schedule permits. Regularly scheduled hours will be from 7:30am to 5:00pm however if you are commuting to Blackfoot we compensate for a 10 hour day (7:30am to 5:30pm).
If you are a loving, creative, compassionate and fun person who feels rewarded by the growth, development and love of a child, we will be excited to meet you and have you become a part of our family for years to come.

Please submit your resume and cover letter by January 30, 2019 to or call 306.821.6048 to speak to Amanda. References required.

Community Assistants - Deadline - Hiring Year Round
People With Differing Abilities Transforming Lives. . . Transforming Society

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) by sharing 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.
- Each year L'Arche hires 200 new Assistants to live and work in 30 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.
- 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:
Please submit CV or Resume with online application.
Application deadline is open.
Start Date: L'Arche hires year round. We have openings for 4 month summer positions, as well as longer term positions. 
ECE Job (French Playschool) - Deadline - Mar 1/19 or until suitable applicant found
Poste Éducation Petite Enfance 

La Société Pommes de Reinette Daycare est présentement à la recherche de 3 éducateurs qui ont une formation en éducation de la petite enfance pour se joindre à son équipe dès maintenant.

La Société Pommes de Reinette Daycare a été fondée en 1985 en tant que garderie et service de garde scolaire à but non lucratif par un groupe de parents voulant que leurs enfants puissent évoluer dans un environnement francophone. La Société offre des services à plus de 175 enfants âgés entre 12 mois et 12 ans dans ses trois installations à Calgary ainsi que son installation à Cochrane.

En se rapportant à la directrice-adjointe de l’installation, l’éducateur est responsable de la sécurité et du bienêtre des enfants inscrits au programme, conformément à la philosophie, aux politiques et aux procédures de la Société Pommes de Reinette Daycare ainsi qu’aux règlementations provinciales établies par Alberta Human Services (Licensing), Accreditation et Alberta Health Services. Les responsabilités de l’éducateur comprennent, mais ne sont pas limitées à :

•Favoriser le développement global de tous les enfants;
•Encadrer le comportement des enfants;
•Élaborer, mettre en œuvre et évaluer le programme;
•Répondre aux besoins en matière de santé, de bienêtre et de sécurité;
•Aménager et maintenir un environnement sécuritaire;
•Établir avec les familles des partenariats fondés sur la collaboration;
•Recourir aux ressources de la collectivité;
•Soutenir les intérêts des enfants et des familles;
•Offrir un environnement inclusif.

La Société Pommes de Reinette Daycare offre un salaire concurrentiel et plusieurs avantages sociaux.

Comment postuler :
Faire parvenir votre curriculum vitae ainsi qu’une lettre de présentation au plus tard le 20 janvier 2019 à l’adresse suivante à l’attention de Mme Isabelle Leblond.
Veuillez noter que nous ne communiquerons qu'avec les candidats retenus pour des entrevues.
La Societe Pommes de Reinette Daycare


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.

What Employers Say
Lakeland is a great place to find employees. The college provides real world training that equips soon-to-be employees with knowledge and people skills that are highly sought after in the agriculture industry these days.

– Dustin Dinwoodie

Key Account Manager – Western Canada Arysta LifeScience