The Centre for Autism Services Alberta (CFASA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of children, teens, and young adults with autism. Established in 1997, the Centre has grown to offer a wide range of services to individuals on the spectrum and their families and is the largest accredited autism service provider in northern Alberta. Its mission is to provide comprehensive and innovative supports and services to those affected by autism.
The people we serve come from all walks of life and so do we. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes CFASA stronger. If you share our values and our enthusiasm to empower autistic individuals and their families to thrive, you will find a great career at CFASA. We welcome the unique contributions future staff can bring in terms of education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, color, religion, different abilities, sexual orientation, and beliefs.
The Centre for Autism Services Alberta is looking for part-time Interventionists in Edmonton and surrounding areas to work with children diagnosed with autism.
This role is responsible for supporting the program goals of children or youth with autism by carrying out the programming and objectives found in the Service Plan, in collaboration with the clinical team (Speech Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Behaviour Analysts) and parents. This is an excellent introductory position for those interested in pursuing careers in education or special education, rehabilitation, speech-language pathology, occupational therapy, behaviour analysis, or psychology.
Hours of Work: 4 – 20 hours per week, with session times available in the morning, afternoon, or early evenings to fit your schedule. Individual sessions are 2 hours in length and can be scheduled individually or back-to-back, on weekdays and some weekends, to balance your working needs with the availability and preferences of the clients and families.
- Valuable hands-on experience working with Autistic individuals and their families
- Comprehensive introductory training
- Ongoing support and guidance from the clinical team
- Collaboration with a team of clinicians: Speech-Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, and Behaviour Analysts
- Opportunity to provide an essential service to children and their families
- Competitive wages
- Experience working or volunteering with children in a home or community setting
- Interest in working with children with special needs
- Excellent communication, problem-solving, and time-management skills
- Post-secondary education in progress is preferred
- Clean Police Vulnerable Sector & Child Intervention Check (dated within 6 months) is required as a condition of employment
- First Aid with CPR
- Ability to easily engage in gross motor and fine motor movements throughout a shift
Part-time hours: 4-20 per week
Salary: From $21.87 per hour
Website contact info:
Apply to Human Resources by mail, e-mail, or fax:
Fax: 780-488-6664 (confirm fax transmission at 780-488-6600)