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Community Inclusion Facilitator - Inclusion Alberta

Feb 26, 2019

Community Inclusion Facilitator 
Inclusion Alberta 

We are seeking a part-time Community Inclusion Facilitator to assist a young adult, university student, with a developmental disability to live a full and active life. The facilitator will be required to provide one-to-one assistance to this individual. The facilitator will be guided by the goals and objectives determined in collaboration and consultation with the individual and our family.

The Inclusion Facilitator will responsible for:

  • Facilitating meaningful participation in a wide range of community interests
  • Facilitating relationships amongst peer groups and ensure existing relationships are supported
  • Assisting our family member to contribute to and benefit from all aspects of community life
  • Providing support to community members and to assist with engagement
  • Network and collaborate with business owners, managers, employers, and other community members to develop job and career opportunities
  • Supporting employers, and co-workers on job sites to ensure positive employment experiences for everyone involved
  • Strengthening and fostering community capacity for meaningful inclusion of people with disabilities
  • Actively collaborating with and positive support of team members
  • The individual’s daily living needs. This will ensure that the individual can pursue and fulfill their goals and aspirations
  • Work with our family member to use and program their communication device

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Experience working with individuals who require one-to-one support and use a communication device
  • Deep abiding commitment to supporting families and community living
  • 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
  • Knowledge of 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, applicable insurance
  • First Aid and CPR certification
  • Recent Police Check (within the last 6 months)

An industry competitive salary is offered. If you are interested in lending your skills and talents to making a real difference, submit your resume and application to Madeline Ouellette (mouellette@inclusionalberta.org).

Note: you will be required to drive outside of Edmonton City limits.

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