Relief Care Specialist ( HIA Year Round) Casual Position

Alberta AdaptAbilities Association - Edmonton, AB (30+ days ago)

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Relief Care Specialist (HIA) Casual Position


Hearts In Action is a unique day camp that offers enjoyable, goal-directed activities and purposeful support for children, youth and young adults with special needs. Relief Care Specialists (RCS) Casual are allies and ambassadors. They work front-line and are pivotal to the creation of a safe, caring and community-enriched life for the individuals/families who hire us. Thoughtful program planning and implementation support participants to connect with their communities - establishing real relationships and creating meaningful days and lives. The conscientious RCS embodies belonging and compassion for individuals while providing peace of mind for families.

Key Functions

  • Provide direct care and purposeful support in an engaging, fun and safe environment
  • Foster genuine relationships promoting dignity, personal interests and identities
  • Empower people to create meaningful days and achieve their goals
  • Communicate effectively with integrity, to individuals, families and co-workers
  • Ability to work in various settings: In-home, Centre-based, Community
  • Build a vision of inclusion, one person at a time
  • Perform other job-related activities as required


  • High School Diploma (post-secondary education an asset)
  • Experience with special needs is an asset
  • A shared passion and vision with the organization
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in English
  • Strong organizational skills and problem-solving abilities
  • Flexible, comfortable working independently and collaborating as part of a team
  • Police Information Check and Intervention Record Check
  • Possess or be willing to obtain: First Aid with CPR, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention, Abuse Prevention and Response Protocol, Medication Administration and Beyond Behaviours

Working Conditions

This position is casual, for support on days where school is out. Hours are between 7:30am-6pm, fluctuating days dependent on the EPSB Out of School Schedule. We provide a minimum of 1 shift a month, and a maximum of 40 hours a week.

Compensation Package

$15.65 - $17.25 per hour

Job Type: Casual

Salary: $15.60 to $17.25 /hour