Inclusion Support Worker
St. Albert, Alberta
Job Title: Part-time Inclusion Support Workers (Male)
(flexibility required-evenings, weekdays, weekends; Hours may vary from 6-8/week on a regular basis with increased hours (up to 15-20/week).
Seeking active, enthusiastic people to be a part of a team who supports our 30 year old son who has developmental disabilities. Reporting directly to us (the family), the Inclusion Support Workers are responsible for providing support in a manner that builds meaningful relationships and focuses on strengths to enable him to be a valued, contributing member of the community. Guided by a strong understanding of, and commitment to true inclusion, the Inclusion Support Workers will support our son to pursue and fulfill his goals and aspirations.
1. Relationship building
2. Community engagement
Provide transportation to and from activities
3. Supports for wellness
Qualifications and Requirements:
Experience supporting individuals with developmental disabilities using a positive, strength-based, wellness approach
Steadfast belief and commitment to inclusion, the right for all people to belong, participate and contribute to the community
Calm, encouraging disposition and sense of humour; displays positive mood at work
Active and enthusiastic lifestyle (enjoys similar interests to our son’s-- sports, music, video games, working out, cooking, going to events)
A valid Class 5 driver’s license; access to a reliable vehicle and applicable insurance
Recent Police and Vulnerable Persons Checks
.30/ km travel compensation for vehicle use during work hours
Please e-mail to Karen Pedersen-Bayus [email protected]
1) cover letter explaining why you feel you are right for this position, as well as your interests, availability, and experience with supporting individuals with developmental disabilities to live a truly inclusive life.