Support families with children and adults with developmental disabilities.
Does your organization have other locations besides Calgary?
How many employees does your organization employ?
What type of positions do you offer?
Full-time, part-time, seasonal and contract.
What are some entry level career opportunities that your organization offers?
We are looking for individuals to be family support workers who are passionate about working with people with disabilities to register with our databases. The databases allows families who require support for their son or daughter with a disability to search for and connect with support workers around flexible criteria including, availability, location, interests and type of support. The family support workers are employed directly by the family and guided by the goals and objectives determined in collaboration and consultation with the individual and his/her family.
What is your hiring process?
Before applying potential staff should first obtain their child intervention checks and criminal record with the Vulnerable Sector included. Workers must register to be on the databases, and a create a profile. Once you are on the database it will be the families who do the interviewing and hiring as they will be the employer.
How can one apply?
Potential workers call 403-717-0361to register to be on the databases.
What do you look for in employees?
Each individual family will have different requirements, however, individuals should have a passion and interest in working with individuals with disabilities.
What type of education/training/equipment do you require?
Support workers are required to have a Criminal Records Check with the Vulnerable Sector included and child intervention check prior to registering on the databases.
How old does someone have to be to work for your company?
18 or older (adult database) or 16 or older (children database).
How much will employees get paid?
The support worker is paid by the families between $10.00 - $18.00 dependent on level of need of the individual.
How would someone find out about opportunities at your company?