Job Opportunities

Are you looking for a career that makes a difference in the lives of individuals with special needs?

Do you want to be part of a multidisciplinary team of experts working together in the fields of education, health, and rehabilitation?

Then look no further than Elves Special Needs Society.

Please send your cover letter and resume to

Please Note: Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please no phone calls.

New! Summer Program Support Worker

Elves Special Needs Society is looking for highly motivated individuals for our Summer Respite Program operating Monday to Friday from July 3 to July 20, 2018 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. The program is designed to support children and youth with diverse needs in a fun, structured, recreational setting.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Work within a team setting, accepting and giving input from/to all members of the resource and room teams at all stages from planning to evaluation of children programming.
  • Assist in room with organization, preparation, construction of materials, and activities that are developmentally appropriate.
  • Follow daily plans to carry out programs and activities in room.
  • Supervise children, ensuring safety considerations are met.
  • Outside of joint planning and/or protected time, there is a primary responsibility for completion of routine events such as laundry and dishes.
  • Supervise children at arrival/departure times as designated.
  • Communicate/forward information relative to children to Summer Program Team Lead, and appropriate resource team members, if applicable.
  • Proactively respond to challenging behaviours, and possibly apply approved restrictive interventions, as required.
  • Recognize and respond to incident of concerns through support, reporting, and debriefing processes.
  • Other duties as assigned by Summer Program Team Lead and/or Program Coordinators.

Applicants must have:

  • Grade 12 Diploma or equivalent is required. Mature status is recognized.
  • Valid Criminal Record Check and Child Welfare Check (completed within the last 6 months).
  • 1 year related experience with Children and Youth with Special Needs.
  • Required training in first aid, and CPR.
  • Mandt, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI), or Positive Behavior Support Training.
  • Knowledge and experience of restrictive procedures, pro-active behavioural supports, and supporting challenging behaviours.

First day of classes for School Program students is August 30, 2018.

First day of classes for 800 hour ECS children is September 4, 2018.

First day of classes for 475  hour ECS children is September 6, 2018.

First day of classes for 600 hour ECS children is September 10, 2018.

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