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Job Number:  43461
Program Facilitator – EmploymentWorks Canada
Job Posted: Wednesday, 11 April 2018
Closing Date: Monday, 30 April 2018
(81 days ago)
Pacific Autism Family Network
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Part time
Location: Richmond Salary: $23/HR



Title:   Program Facilitator – EmploymentWorks Canada

Reports to (title):  Program Coordinator

FTE:   0.34 (12.75 hours/week)

Hourly Rate:   $23.00 per hour

Travel (frequency):   Local - Frequent/ Other – Occasional

Evening & Weekend Work (frequency):   Frequent

List Title and Number of Employees Supervised:   N/A



Pacific Autism Family Network (PAFN) is the proud provincial host of the nationwide EmploymentWorks program. PAFN is a centre of excellence and network of supports for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families across the province and beyond. The PAFN’s core purpose is to be a Knowledge Centre: bringing together state of the art resources for research, information, learning, assessment, treatment and support; and building capacity to address the lifespan needs of individuals with ASD, and their families across BC. PAFN is dedicated to being a collaborative partner within the disability service community, creating and delivering innovative programming to address employment equity amongst adults with diverse abilities.



EmploymentWorks Canada is a newly developed program to support and advance young adults ages 18-29 with ASD who are out of high school toward sustained employment. It is a peer supported program that uses adult learning principals such as reflective practice, life-long learning, skills acquisition “in situ”, community engagement and integration to focus on developing the “essential skills” of participants in a group-setting and via workplace experiences in the community.



  • Degree in Community Rehabilitation, Disability Studies or a related social science (a diploma or certificate plus several years of related relevant experience may be considered as equivalent).
  • Experience: 3 – 5 years (A minimum of 3 years experience working with individuals with an ASD).
  • Experience with adolescents and adults is preferred and / or employment counselling and/or employment development is preferred.
  • Current CPR and First Aid Certification


  • Able to demonstrate understanding of principles of adult learning and job coaching related to vocational development.
  • Able to assist with community based training
  • Able to collect data for purposes of program evaluation
  • Able to adapt treatment goals and to implement strategies (e.g., self-management, video modeling) that assist participants with achieving goals
  • Able to implement interventions in natural settings and environments such as the community
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Clear criminal record check
  • Effective emergency management
  • Ability to work independently and ability to work collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products

Essential and Other Related Job Duties:

  • Assist with preparation, planning and implementation of the program to enhance participants’ employability skills
  • Support the assessment and identification of targeted employment skills that will ultimately assist participants in their quest to be competitively employed
  • Collect data, conduct assessments, generate reports and maintain participant and research files/ documents in collaboration with the Program Coordinator
  • Support interactions with community partners or relevant staff to manage programs and build community capacity (e.g., provide workshops, specific resources etc.)
  • Collaborate with Program Coordinator to ensure program meeting national objectives and targets
  • Monitor and track participants’ progress
How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please send resume and cover letter to email address provided.
Contact Details:
Email to: Rebecca Farnell:
www:   pacificautismfamily.com

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