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Life Skills Coach

Apr 25, 2022

Life skills Coach for a Neurodiverse Young Adult

A private family is seeking a Life Skills Coach part-time (15-20) hours per week (flexible) for their young adult Son who has autism. He has a great interest in computers, specifically modifying games, C++ and UE4 programming.  He also like to write and produce his own music.
The Life Skills Coach would teach skills in the areas of healthy living, personal safety, handing social situations, and planning for the future.
The main goal would be to provide mentoring support to this neurodiverse young adult to help him to integrate in the community.  This could include but not limited to introducing him to social opportunities to meet others with similar interests.
This position offers flexible hours, with goals and activities that will be mutually agreed to with the family.

The ideal candidate will possess;

  • a steadfast belief and commitment to inclusion, the right for all people to belong, participate and contribute to the community.
  • the ability to work independently in unstructured environments and to employ effective time management skills.
  • excellent facilitation skills – knowledge of and ability to demonstrate and support the development of skills and relationships as they relate to managing a home, social and work life.
  • Ability to research community resources available to support the person’s participation and inclusion within their community.
  • A valid Class 5 driver’s license; access to a reliable vehicle and applicable insurance.
  • First Aid and CPR certification, or in the process of achieving.
  • Recent Police Check (within the last year).

Starting wage $18.40/hr with opportunities for increases. The successful candidate will be directly employed by the family.  This position is fully covered by WCB.
If you are interested in lending your skills and talents to making a real difference, or have questions about this opportunity send an email expressing your interest with your resume to: familycommunityaid@gmail.com