ATTENTION APPLICANTS:

Thank you for your interest in working at Community Living Alternative Services. As part of our health and safety commitment to staff and those accessing services, we are unable to accept resume drop-offs or conduct in-person interviews. Please apply online to available postings  and be sure to check out our postings on indeed. If we are able to move forward with your application, we will contact you directly. Thanks again for your interest.

A New Beginning Starts With You

Community Living Alternative Services (CLAS) is committed to promoting the development and well being of individuals who have developmental disabilities, to strengthen positive relationships between individuals and their community and to promote inclusive living. We achieve this by providing a variety of services through our dedicated staff community, like you.

The Agency only posts open opportunities on our website, Indeed, ACDS, Canada Job Bank, and or accepted educational institutions in our field.


 

A New Beginning Starts With You

Support Home Monitor – Supported Living program

Community Living Alternative Services (CLAS) is currently seeking an individual to fill the temporary coverage (1-year term) position of Support Home Monitor (Community Disability Service Practitioner) in the Supported Living Program.

 

Position Summary: The Support Home Monitor’s (Community Disability Service Practitioner) primary responsibility is the day-to-day monitoring of residential and outreach supports.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To monitor homes on a regular basis and ensure Health and Safety Protocols are being followed
  • Participate with the individual accessing services and the individual’s support network to develop and document person centered plans
  • Facilitate the implementation of support plans
  • To ensure and monitor the supports identified in service proposals are being provided
  • To ensure and monitor compliance to Agency policy and procedure requirements
  • Maintain clear, objective records; complete required reports and other documentation
  • Ensure that support/service providers are aware of Agency Policy and Procedures and CET standards as they relate to them
  • Act as a key leadership member for supportive subcontractors to communicate with

You will bring:

 

Formal Education: Post Secondary diploma/degree in Community Rehabilitation, Disability Studies, or a related field.

Experience: Minimum 2 years experience supporting individuals in a community setting. A mix of education and experience will be considered

Hours: Full time. Schedule to be negotiated. Incumbent must be able to work flexible hours and travel around the Calgary region

 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • A positive attitude and belief that persons with disabilities have the right and responsibility to define and pursue their life choices, and have active involvement in their community
  • An understanding of the opportunities and options available to persons with disabilities
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team- oriented work environment as well as being able to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving and decision making skills
  • Must be able to identify issues, set priorities and implement an appropriate plan of action
  • Well-developed reporting and computer skills
  • Effective time-management skills

 

Other:

  • Must have a reliable car with personal liability insurance with a minimum coverage of two million ($2,000,000.00)
  • Successful candidate will need to provide a current Police Security Clearance

 

Why join our team?

We offer a unique and exciting work environment, where you have the opportunity every day to make a positive impact on our individual’s lives. We want to encourage you to do your best, so as a full time employee of CLAS you can look forward to:

  • A competitive starting salary based on your  skills and experience
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities in support of your personal and professional development goals.

 

To Apply:

Please complete online application which can be found at Application  and attach your cover letter and resume.

 


Community Disability Service Practitioner (Youth Worker)

Kigep Community Support Programs (KCSP) is currently seeking individuals to fill the Full Time position of Community Disability Service Practitioner (Youth Worker) in our Calgary Residential Support ProgramThis posting is for a new home opening in mid-April.

Position Summary: The Youth Community Disability Service Practitioner is a front line position responsible for the provision of day-to-day, hands-on support to youth with developmental disabilities and behaviours of concern (BOC’s). The BOC’s may manifest as acts of physical aggression.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

– Ability to confidently provide front line, face-to-face support to youth with varying challenges

– Proven ability to work with mental health concerns, self-harming behaviors, and verbally or physically aggressive tendencies

– Excellent verbal and written communication skills

– Ability to respond/remain calm in emotionally charged situations

– Positive attitude is a must

– Mid-level computer skills (ability to navigate websites, online training, and MS Office software)

– Strong time management and organizational skills

– Must be able to identify issues, set priorities, and implement an appropriate plan of action

– Proven ability to work collaboratively

Duties and Responsibilities:

– Able to identify behaviors of concern and implement support plans

– Assist and support individuals to access and participate in the community in a meaningful way

– Assist individuals in the development of social skills and meaningful relationships

– Be aware of and adhere to established policies, practices, and operational protocols

– Assist in or provide support with personal care routines such as bathing, dressing, and grooming when needed

You will bring:

Formal Education: Post Secondary Education in Social Services, Youth Development, Rehabilitation Studies, Disability Studies, or Criminal Justice. Formal training in CPR and First Aid an asset.

Experience: A minimum of one (1) year of experience supporting minors with complex needs. Previous experience working with FASD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD and ODD an asset. A combination of education and experience will be considered.

Hours: Employees must be able to work flexible hours, possibly including overnight and weekends according to shift schedules. Current rotations are either 9AM until 9PM or 9PM until 9AM, 4 days per week.

Other:

-Must have a valid driver’s license issued in Canada

-Must have a reliable car with personal liability insurance (commercial insurance policy not needed) and with a minimum coverage of two million ($2,000,000.00) for liabilities and injuries

-Successful candidate will need to complete a Vulnerable Sectors and Criminal Record Check and Intervention Records Check

Why join our team?

We offer a unique and exciting work environment, where you have the opportunity every day to make a positive impact on our individual’s lives. We want to encourage you to do your best, so as a full time employee of KCSP you can look forward to:

  • A competitive starting salary based on your skills and experience
  • A comprehensive Group Health benefits package, and company pension plan
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities in support of your personal and professional development goals

 

To Apply:

Please complete online application which can be found at Application and attach your resume and cover letter.

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Residential Support Program – Relief Worker (Casual)

Job Summary

Community Living Alternative Services (CLAS) is committed to promoting the development and well being of individuals who have developmental disabilities, to strengthen positive relationships between individuals and their community, and to promote inclusive living. We achieve this by providing a variety of services through our dedicated staff member community, like you.

CLAS is currently hiring Relief Workers for our Residential Support Program. The successful candidate must have unlimited availability, a vehicle, and be able to travel within Calgary and surrounding communities. Typical hours are 9am-9pm or 9pm-9am.

To succeed as a Relief Worker you should be able to demonstrate the ability to:

  • Respond to behaviors of concern and implement approved support plans
  • Assist and support individuals to access and participate in the community in a meaningful way
  • Assist individuals in the development of social skills and meaningful relationships
  • Be aware of and adhere to established policies, practices and operational protocols.
  • Assist in or provide support in personal care routines such as bathing, dressing, and grooming when needed

 

You will bring:

Formal Education: Post Secondary Education in Social Work, Community Disability Studies, Criminal Justice, etc.

Experience: A minimum of six (6) months experience providing support to adults with mental/developmental disabilities. Experience dealing with challenging behaviors is a must.

Hours: Hours of work will be based on availability.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Ability to confidently provide front line, face to face support to individuals with varying challenges
  • Proven ability to work with physical and cognitive health concerns, self harming behaviors, and aggressive tendencies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to respond/remain calm in emotionally charged situations
  • Positive Attitude
  • Solid computer and documentation skills
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Must be able to identify issues, set priorities and implement an appropriate plan of action
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively

 

Other Necessities:

  • You will need to have a reliable car with personal liability insurance with a minimum coverage of two million ($2,000,000.00)
  • Successful candidate will need to complete a Vulnerable Sectors and Criminal Record Check

 

To Apply:

Please complete an online Application and attach your resume and cover letter.

Job Type: Casual

 


Supportive Roommate / In Home Respite Providers

Community Living Alternative Services (CLAS) is continuously accepting applications for the role of Supportive Roommate.

The Supportive Roommate will be subcontracted to provide support to an individual with a developmental disability in your home by promoting and encouraging life skills and development. The Supportive Roommate provides support in all activities of daily living which may include, but not limited to, budgeting, laundry, household management, hygiene and making/attending medical appointments, planning and preparing healthy meals, and providing emotional support and opportunities for recreation and leisure activities.

To Apply:

Please complete the online Application.  

Please be advised that if you are selected to participate in an interview, you will be notified by either Human Resources and/or a Program Supervisor. If you should not be selected, please note that we keep your application on file for up to six months. Thank you.

 


Community Disability Practitioner (Residential Support Worker) in the Complex Needs Program

Community Living Alternative Services (CLAS) is currently seeking individuals to fill the position of Community Disability Service Practitioner in the Residential Support Program (Complex Needs).

Position Summary: The Community Disability Service Practitioner is a front line position responsible for the provision of day-to-day, hands-on support to individuals with developmental disabilities and behaviours of concern. Individuals live in a community based group living environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Able to Identify behaviors of concern and implement support plans
  • Assist and support individuals to access and participate in the community in a meaningful way
  • Assist individuals in the development of social skills and meaningful relationships
  • Be aware of and adhere to established policies, practices and operational protocols.
  • Assist in or provide support in personal care routines such as bathing, dressing, and grooming when needed

You will bring:

Formal Education: Post Secondary Education in Social Work, Community Disability Studies, Criminal Justice, etc.

Experience: A minimum of two (2) years experience supporting individuals with complex needs. Experience dealing with challenging behaviors a must.

Hours: Individual must be able to work flexible hours, including, overnight and weekends according to shift schedule.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Ability to confidently provide front line, face to face support to individuals with varying challenges
  • Proven ability to work with mental health concerns, self harming behaviours and aggressive tendencies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to respond/remain calm in emotionally charged situations
  • Positive Attitude
  • Basic computer skills
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Must be able to identify issues, set priorities and implement an appropriate plan of action
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively

Other:

  • Must have a reliable car with personal liability insurance with a minimum coverage of two million ($2,000,000.00) and SEF44 Protection Endorsement
  • Successful candidate will need to provide a current Police Security Clearance

We Offer:

  • Starting Salary: $23.65-$25.84 per hour based on education and experience
  • Group Benefits and Pension Plan after 6 months
  • Staff Development Opportunities

To Apply:

Please complete our Online Employment Application and attach your cover letter and resume.


Please be advised that if you are selected to participate in an interview, you will be notified by either Human Resources and/or a Program Coordinator or Director.  If you should not be selected, please note that we keep resumes/applications on file for up to six months. Thank you.

 


 

Community Disability Practitioner (Residential Support Worker) in the RSP program

Community Living Alternative Services (CLAS) is currently seeking an individual to fill the position of Residential Support Worker.

Position Summary: This is a front line position responsible for the provision of day-to-day, hands-on support to a client living in their home.

You will bring
Formal Education: Some Post Secondary Education. Formal training in CPR and First Aid an asset.
Experience: A minimum of six (6) months experience in providing support to adults with mental/ developmental disabilities. Experience dealing with challenging behaviors a must.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Ability to confidently provide front line, face to face support to individuals with varying challenges
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to respond/remain calm in emotionally charged situations
  • Positive Attitude
  • Basic computer skills
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Must be able to identify issues, set priorities and implement an appropriate plan of action
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively

Other:

  • Must have a reliable car with personal liability insurance with a minimum coverage of two million ($2,000,000.00) and SEF44 Protection Endorsement
  • Successful candidate will need to provide a current Police Security Clearance

To Apply: Please complete our Online Employment Application and attach your cover letter and resume.


Please be advised that if you are selected to participate in an interview, you will be notified by either Human Resources and/or a Program Coordinator or Director.  If you should not be selected, please note that we keep resumes/applications on file for up to six months. Thank you.