Chrysalis: An Alberta Society for Citizens with Disabilities has been delivering personalized services to assist persons with disabilities in achieving their recreational, volunteer and employment goals within community for over 40 years.
An exciting opportunity is available for a highly motivated individual. The Chrysalis Team in Edmonton is recruiting a Full Time (37.5 hours) Community Disabilities Service Practitioner to assist in our vibrant Art Program. This dynamic role will provide you with an opportunity to work closely with our Art Program Facilitator and individuals who participate in the Art Program. Your role will provide support, resources and opportunities to people based on the self-determined goals and objectives of the individuals. Our program is designed to provide people with and form of communication and expression through various art mediums. The incumbent may provide assistance and facilitation, coaching and mentoring, support and care while providing many opportunities and experience ensuring people are achieving value through meaningful and relevant practices. We are seeking someone who recognizes success is achieved through strong team work, ethical practice, and an energetic optimistic professional approach. If you are well organized and have excellent communication skills and this may be a wonderful opportunity for you.
Chrysalis offers competitive wages and benefits, a diverse and unique work environment and opportunity to increase job scope and responsibilities. Candidates must support and understand the Mission/Vision/Philosophy/Value framework of Chrysalis and support health and safety initiatives.
Diploma Community Rehabilitation or Disabilities Studies
2-3 years related experience
Diploma/Certificates in Fine Arts and/or related experience in providing group Art instruction/facilitation in a formal setting
Proficiency with MS Office Applications (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook)
Valid Emergency First Aid/CPR certificate
Current Criminal Record Check is required (within the last 3 months)
Please submit your cover letter and resume by email by 4:00 pm Monday July 22, 2013. or visit at http://chrysalis.ca/careers/ for more info
Chrysalis thanks all applicants for their interest in this employment opportunity. Those candidates considered for the position will be contacted.
We are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.