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Inclusion Support Worker/Disability Support/Special Needs

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 January and February).

Seeking active, enthusiastic males 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.

Key Responsibilities may include:
1. Relationship building

2. Community engagement
(and Provide transportation to and from activities)

3. Supports for wellness

4. Volunteer and employment Supports

Qualifications and Requirements:

2 years+ 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

Salary: $20/hour
.30/ km travel compensation for vehicle use during work hours

Please e-mail to Karen Pedersen-Bayus

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.
2) resume
3) references

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