Alberta Council of Disability Services

Careers

Opportunities in the Sector

Below is a listing of current available positions from ACDS members, along with job boards in the sector that are regularly updated. Contact acds@acds.ca to submit a job posting.


Alberta Council of Disability Services (ACDS) - Accounting Clerk/Reception  More Information and to apply

Who We Are: The Alberta Council of Disability Services (ACDS) is a not-for-profit, provincial association of organizations that support people with developmental disabilities or brain injury. Our goal is to ensure quality service delivery in the Community Disability Services (CDS) sector. Member support is provided through policy advocacy, training and development, accreditation, research, and building connections within and across the CDS sector. We are a highly respected conduit of information and collaboration between the government and member organizations.

What We Are Seeking: The Accounting Clerk / Receptionist works in support of the Business Manager to effectively manage all accounting-related tasks for the organization in our Calgary office. The role includes basic reception as first contact for the organization, general accounting, reporting, as well as administrative projects and tasks as assigned. Creating a helpful and supportive environment this position will support the organization in a professional, timely and responsible manner. This full-time position seeks a professional to provide financial accounting and reception support, reporting, project and office administration, while providing visible support to the office. The ideal candidate will be one who is organized, requires little supervision, is technologically confident and competent, can manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment, and who wants to contribute their skills to make a difference in the nonprofit sector.


Transitions - Team Lead for Mobile Supports  More Information and to apply

Transitions is looking for a creative, innovative and energetic person to become a Team Lead for Mobile Supports. A Team Lead is responsible for supporting the leadership team in their effort to achieve Transitions’ Vision and Mission statements. Through commitment and coaching, the Team Lead will assist Direct Support Professionals in aligning their support with our values.


Calgary Alternative Support Services Inc. (CASS)  - Careers  More Information and to apply

CASS recognizes that the people we employ are our single greatest asset. We endeavour to recruit and mentor human service professionals with talent and commitment for disability advocacy and community engagement.

CASS is a relatively large human service agency which offers a variety of programs and roles. CASS strives to remain an ‘employer of choice’ and our commitment to staff is demonstrated through a number of staff retention and employment satisfaction strategies such as:

  • Psych Health and Safety Committee to improve job satisfaction and staff well-being
  • Employee Family Assistance Plan 
  • Employee Benefits Plan
  • Policies and Practices which support a healthy, inclusive workplace culture
  • Commitment to ongoing training and professional development

Care Human Services  - Careers  More Information and to apply

People Empowering People. Care Human Services is a proactive organization recognized for its commitment to excellence in providing inclusive and diverse services. Founded in 1969, our organization encompasses a variety of programs in the Disabilities Sector. 

Care Human Services supports individuals who range from children to adults, and lower level needs to complex behavioural needs in higher stressed environments.  Care Human Services, is an accredited, not-for-profit, charitable organization that provides a wide range of community services in Northwest Alberta.


Chrysalis An Alberta Society for Citizens with Disabilities - Careers   More Information and to apply

At Chrysalis we believe it is essential to ensure the individuals whom we serve are valued members of the community in which we live. Chrysalis provides personalized services to assist individuals with disabilities achieve their employment, volunteer and recreation goals.

We are looking to grow our team with people who share our passion, energy, and integrity as community builders, capacity engineers, advocates, and activists to create meaningful and enriching experiences and opportunities for individuals with disabilities.


Developmental Disabilities Resource Centre (DDRC) - Careers   More Information and to apply

The DDRC is a non-profit, registered, charitable organization that has been operating for 65 years. We offer various programs and resources for children and adults with developmental disabilities. The DDRC promotes awareness and supports communities to include persons with developmental disabilities, thereby strengthening communities for all citizens. The DDRC hires passionate, driven individuals committed to a team culture of collaboration, trust, and wellness for all. If you want a role where your work truly counts, we may have opportunities that match your skill set and passion, for more information visit our website.


Edmonton Integrated Services Ltd. - Careers   More Information and to apply

Edmonton Integrated Services Ltd. is dedicated to the recruitment of human resources that have the education, experience, expertise and background to support the unique needs of individuals with developmental disabilities in the Edmonton Region. To achieve this end all individuals seeking employment and/or positions with the Agency must complete and sign the established application form.

Edmonton Integrated Services Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer. Minimum qualifications are dependent upon the nature and requirements of the position and are outlined within the position's detailed job description. Applicants are considered for all positions based upon their ability to meet these requirements without prejudice to race, religious beliefs, colour, gender, physical disability, mental disability, age, ancestry, place of origin, mental status, sexual orientation, and source of income or family status.


Options - Careers   More Information and to apply

Providing Care & Support to People With Disabilities. Developing New, Exciting and Innovative Supports for Individuals Since 1986.

We are constantly seeking talented individuals to join OPTIONS, for more information visit our website. 


Prospect - Careers  More Information and to apply

We help people find fulfilling jobs. We also offer fulfilling jobs.

Prospect hires talented, creative people. Joining our team means you get to make a difference in people's lives. Our people are innovative, collaborative, professional, enthusiastic, and driven. If you are too, we'd love to see your resume for one of the positions posted. If you don't see a position that fits your skill set, send us your resume anyway. We're always looking for people who have the qualities mentioned above, and something might come up.


Rehoboth Christian Ministries - Careers   More Information and to apply

VISION: By the grace of God, all persons with disabilities have a meaningful and dignified place in society where they can live, contribute and fellowship with others.

VALUES: Rehoboth values are Christ-like, including; Serving; Compassion; Dignity; Inclusivity; Integrity; Commitment Rehoboth Christian Ministries is a service agency supporting adults with developmental disabilities. We have locations in five regions throughout Alberta: Edmonton, South, Calgary, Central and North West.

We are a CET Level 2 Accredited Non-Profit agency who offers employees competitive wages, RRSP matching, vacation accrual that exceeds Alberta Employment Standards, extended health benefits, sick time, long term disability insurance. Paid internal training including: Abuse Reporting Protocol, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention, Medication Administration, Trauma Informed Care, Mental Health First Aid, Open Futures Learning modules, SURGE learning modules and Positive Behaviour. For more information and to apply to any of our current job openings please visit our website.


Robin Hood Association - Careers   More Information and to apply

The Robin Hood Association is a non-profit, registered, charitable organization dedicated to providing high quality and innovative services to children and adults with developmental disabilities since 1963.

When joining the Robin Hood Association, you become part of a dedicated team that is committed to excellence in assisting individuals to achieve their personal best and experience a quality lifestyle by providing person-centred support. You will open doors to build your career, and discover meaningful and rewarding work while making a real difference in the lives of others.

Robin Hood is known for flexible scheduling, connections with colleagues and community engagement with events like Sledge Hockey Day. Whether you are starting your career, or looking to work with an organization that brings unique opportunities, the Robin Hood Association is an employer of choice, offering employee benefits, competitive wages, mentoring, paid training, and opportunities for career advancement. Visit our website to learn more about the Robin Hood Association and to apply.


St. Paul Abilities Network (SPAN) - Careers   More Information and to apply

St. Paul Abilities Network believes that People Are Our Purpose and that vision guides our supports. We are a non-profit organization that has been providing supports in St. Paul, Alberta since 1964. We provide Home Living Supports, Community Access Supports, Employment Supports and survivors of acquired brain injury through the Alberta Brain Injury Initiative.

St. Paul Abilities Network is a Level 2 Accredited organization with complex needs designation. We offer personal and family days, a comprehensive benefit package, sick days and a matching pension plan. St. Paul Abilities Network offers paid training and has a comprehensive orientation process for new employees.


Transitions - Careers   More Information and to apply

A career with Transitions is a career unlike any other. That’s because it’s more than a profession, it’s a passion. From our newest team members to those with life long experience, every employee shares one thing in common – to make a difference in the lives of people. If you share our passion for making a positive impact on others and in your community, a career with us is perfect for you.


Vecova - Careers   More Information and to apply

Operating since 1969, Vecova is an accredited, non-profit society and a registered charity. We provide a wide range of supports and services for persons with disabilities and diverse needs. Vecova Centre for Disability Services and Research (Vecova) is a leading-edge, registered non-profit charitable research and service agency. Affiliated with the University of Calgary, Vecova is recognized as a leader in the field of disability services and research.


Winnifred Stewart Association (WSA) - Careers  More Information and to apply

Develop your career with WSA Join our team at WSA, develop your career, and make a difference in the lives of others. We believe our staff should have the opportunity to pursue their dream career and be recognized for a job well done. As a dedicated, enthusiastic, and flexible WSA employee, you will be part of a caring, motivated team that continues to help enhance the quality of life for individuals with developmental disabilities.

There are plenty of jobs out there, but we offer more than just a job. As a fair and forward-thinking employer, we offer competitive full-time benefits, flexible part-time shifts, a Recognition Excellence employee program, and a supportive, team-based environment. Apply for a position with WSA today, and see where your career takes you!


WJS Canada - Careers   More Information and to apply

WJS is recognized for program excellence, excellence that is powered by the commitment and creativity of its employees. Our team of over 450 employees keeps us in the vanguard of policy and program development and service excellence. Our first-rate programs in the fields of community living/PDD, children and families, youth justice, and supported employment, which are are all accredited or certified, are highly regarded in the three provinces in which we offer services. We are proud to support our programs–and our staff–with our commitment to training and staff development.
We want to build our team with people who share our commitment to service, community and individualized programming, and who share our values of integrity, inclusion, work-life balance, life long learning, excellence, leadership and justice.


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