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Calgary Alternative Support Services is pleased to announce its active recruitment and search to fill job vacancies in our human services field. CASS strives to be an employer of choice with many benefits to working in the sector (including mileage & expense claim reimbursements as potential examples).

Below is a listing of all positions CASS is currently looking to fill.

If you are contacted for an interview and require specific accommodation(s) for the interview process please notify at the time of scheduling.

For job posting details, click on the job title.

Post date: 2018/06/25 - 13:58
Start Date: ASAP
Job Type: Permanent
Description:

Calgary Alternative Day Options is looking for an outgoing person to support a female client in the community 2 days a week from 1pm-330pm.Responsibilities include supporting this person to attend medical appointments, run errands and stay active through walking. The schedule is Tuesday and Thursday 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm. The hourly pay rate for this position begins at $18.40 and will increase to $20.25 upon completion of a successful probationary period (3 month) and completion of mandatory training and required documentation.  All CASS staff are required to provide a Police Information Check including a Vulnerable Sector Check. Please note that this position requires fluency in both English and Hindi. 

 

Post date: 2018/06/13 - 13:29
Start Date: ASAP
Job Type: Permanent
Description:

Calgary Alternative Day Options is looking for an outgoing creative person to support an individual in the community. Key responsibilities include supporting this individual to find and maintain vocational and recreational activities. The schedule for this position is Monday through Wednesday 830-1330, Thursday 830-1430 The hourly pay rate for this position begins at $18.40 and will increase to $20.25 upon completion of a successful probationary period and completion of mandatory training. All CASS staff are required to provide a Police Information Check including Vulnerable Sector Check

 

Post date: 2018/04/25 - 09:28
Start Date: TBD
Job Type: Relief
Description:

Langin Place and Stepping Stone are permanent supportive housing facilities for individuals that suffer from complex mental health and addiction issues. The successful applicant must have an understanding of the Harm Reduction and Person-Centred Models of Services.

The Relief Support Worker position is responsible for but not limited to;

Walk arounds on a random schedule ensuring outside doors are locked and secured

Ensure only tenants and supervised guests are in the building

Mediate any potential problems between tenants and guests, or any outside agencies

Intervention and support services for tenants as situations arise

Maintain communication log and write up incident reports when required

Light janitorial duties

All CASS Staff must provide a Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Check upon hire (a criminal record check completed within the last six months is acccepted).

 

Post date: 2018/04/06 - 13:40
Start Date: ASAP
Job Type: Permanent
Description:

We are currently seeking a Community Support Worker to join the Calgary Alternative Day Options (CADO) Program. Looking for an outgoing person to support individuals in the community. The CSW responsibilities will include supporting clients to pursue interest, maintain healthy relationships, explore vocational opportunities.

The schedule for this position is 35 hours per week - Monday through Friday 8:30am - 3:30pm. 

The hourly pay rate for this position begins at $18.40 and will increase to $20.25 upon completion of a successful probation period (3 months), completion of mandatory training, and submission of required documentation.

All CASS staff are required to provide a Police Information Check including Vulnerable Sector Check. 

 

Post date: 2017/10/06 - 15:16
Start Date: ASAP
Job Type: Permanent
Description:

Calgary Alternative Possibilities (CAPA) is looking for Community Support Worker to provide supports to an individual in their own home and in the community. The CSW will focus on increasing skill development as well as assisting with daily living skills i.e. budgeting, household management, meal preparation, hygiene and medical appointments, emotional support and community inclusion. 

The schedule for this position is 10 hours per week on Saturday and Sunday with flexible shift times.

All CASS staff are required to provide a Police INformation Check including Vulnerable Sector Check. 

 

Post date: 2017/10/06 - 14:17
Start Date: ASAP
Job Type: Permanent
Description:

Calgary Alternative Residential Services (CARS) is looking for an openminded, experienced Community Support Worker to support an individual in the community. Responsibilities include facilitating recreation and leisure activities and supporting the individual to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

The schedule for this position is Tuesday and Thursday 2:30 pm - 6:30 pm and Wednesday noon - 5:00 pm. The hourly pay rate for this position begins at $18.40 and will increase to $20.25 upon completion of a successful probationary period (3 months), completion of mandatory training, and submission of required documentation.

All CASS staff are required to provide a Police Information Check including Vulnerable Sector Check

 

 

 

Post date: 2017/09/07 - 14:46
Start Date: TBD
Job Type: Permanent
Description:

Calgary Alternative Residential Services is looking for an experienced and outgoing person to support an adult with developmental disabilities to participate in activities in the community as well as increasing the individual’s knowledge of American Sign Language (ASL). Previous experience in the disability field and fluency in ASL is preferred. Basic ASL is required.

The schediule for this position is Monday through Friday 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm.

 

All CASS staff are required to provide a Police Information Check including a Vulnerable Sector Check. 

Post date: 2017/09/06 - 11:29
Start Date: ASAP
Job Type: Permanent
Description:

Calgary Alternative Day Options is looking for experienced and outgoing people to support adults with developmental disabilities and mental health disorders in the community. Responsibilities include supporting them to pursue their interests, maintain healthy relationships and explore recreational and vocational opportunities.

The schedule is Monday through Friday with shift times being approx. 9:00 am - 3:00 pm - both full-time and part-time shifts are available. 

The hourly pay rate for this position begins at $18.40 and will increase to $20.25 upon completion of a successful probationary period (3 month) and completion of mandatory training and required documentation. 

All CASS staff are required to provide a Police Information Check including a Vulnerable Sector Check. 

 

 

Post date: 2016/08/30 - 14:43
Start Date: October 1st, 2018
Job Type: Permanent
Description:

As a Career Consultant you will work closely with a select group of individuals to help empower and educate as they work to build their career experience. You’ll have opportunities to help clients build job search strategies and interview skills; help clients identify interests and values to align with potential employment opportunities; and help develop professional quality resumes and cover letters.

A successful candidate will be passionate about diversity and inclusion in the workplace; demonstrate strong advocacy skills and an ability to provide positive coaching to both clients and potential employers; bring a self-starting attitude and creative thinking to utilize existing supports and community resources to mitigate employment barriers.

Role Responsibilities

  • Provide direct client support around self-discovery and employment preparation;
  • Address client related motivational or readiness issues through support networks;
  • Help clients develop an understanding of their unique characteristics in relation to career choices;
  • Help clients identify interests, values, aptitudes and lifestyle factors in relation to work culture;
  • Support clients in resume building, network building, interview preparation and job search strategies;
  • Coach and design workplace accommodation strategies to support job retention;
  • Support potential employers through negotiations, mediation and problem solving;
  • Advocate for employees & employers from human rights and legislative requirements supporting people with disabilities;
  • Assist in goal setting, career planning, and facilitate informed decision making;

What You’ll Bring

  • Post-secondary degree in Human Services, Human Resources, Social Work or related field
  • Minimum three years experience working in Human Services field
  • A valid driver's license and reliable vehicle are required
  • Experience in recruitment or career counselling considered an asset
  • Demonstrated ability to advocate for diversity and inclusion in the workplace
  • Excellent verbal and non-verbal communication skills

Who We Are

Calgary Alternative Support Services (CASS) is a Not-For-Profit Human Services Agency with 30 years of supporting people with disabilities to escape segregation and discrimination. Through a combination of advocacy, community development, and service we remain committed to building diverse and inclusive communities throughout Calgary.

CASS provides person-centered supports to youth and adults with disabilities or barriers. By supporting individuals through housing, employment, life skills development and community involvement we empower people to have a greater overall wellbeing. At CASS we are people supporting people.

Post date: 2015/05/27 - 15:12
Start Date: To Be Determined
Job Type: Permanent
Description:

Calgary Alternative Residential Services is accepting applications for the position of Supportive Roommate on an ongoing basis, to ensure a good match for both staff and clients.  In this position, support will be provided in your own home, or in the client's home, focusing on increased skill development.  Responsibilities of these positions include (but are not limited to); assisting our clients with daily living skills such as budgeting, household management, meal preparation, hygiene and medical appointments, providing emotional support, recreation and leisure activities and assisting with volunteer opportunities.

If you are interested in becoming a Supportive Roommate please fill out the attached "Supportive Roommate Application Form" (449KB PDF), and enclose it (completed) with your resume and forward to: jobs@c-a-s-s.org.

Please ensure you provide detailed information about the available space, home environment and geographical location.  Previous experience in providing community/outreach support to adults with developmental disabilities is preferred.  A criminal record check will also need to be provided; for safety and security purposes.

Should there be a match with your qualifications and available vacancies, you will be contacted by a Community Support Coordinator.  We do not provide individual applicants with updates unless you have been selected to go through the interview process.

Thank you for your application!