Program Facilitator – Quest for Independence (Full-Time Permanent (EDMONTON))

The Centre for Autism Services Alberta 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 Autistic individuals and their families and is the largest accredited autism service provider in northern Alberta. Our 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 the Centre for Autism Services Alberta (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 of all our staff and embrace a diversity 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.

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Position:

The Program Facilitator works as a collaborative member of a team to assist young adults with autism to learn new skills and participate in the community. The Program Facilitator supports the development and implementation of programming, learning modules, and support plans in line with established curriculum to increase the independence of autistic adults.

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Responsibilities:

  • Work with autistic adults in the Centre and in community settings including community apartments
  • Within the scope of practice, support the development and implementation of curriculum for all participants under the direction of the Program Coordinator
  • Create teaching plans and learning modules for assigned participants under the direction of the Program Coordinator
  • Collect data, and complete daily notes using an internal tracking system
  • Contribute to the ongoing development of the Quest for Independence program
  • Prepare instructional materials as needed
  • Collaboratively prepare and plan activities daily
  • Provide administrative support as requested by the Program Coordinator
  • Other duties as assigned

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Qualifications:

  • Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in a related field or similar combined education and experience
  • 1 year of experience working with autistic individuals
  • Familiarity with and ability to implement adult learning principles
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong desire to work with adults with autism and their support systems
  • Able to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Participate in ongoing training
  • Dependable with a strong work ethic
  • Ability to adapt to change
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Must have access to a reliable vehicle
  • Clear Police Information Check, Clean Intervention Record check, and valid First Aid with CPR

 

Apply to Human Resources by mail, e-mail, or fax:

E-mail: humanresources@centreforautism.ab.ca

Fax: 780-488-6664 (confirm fax transmission at 780-488-6600)

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    Questions? Email humanresources@centreforautism.ab.ca