Social Skills Worker x3
Part Time Contract to December 23, 2022
Geneva Centre for Autism (GCA) is a pioneer in developing leading edge resources, programs and services that serve as models for other organizations throughout the world. Our mission is to empower individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder, and their families, to fully participate in their communities.
Reporting to the Supervisor, Group Services, Social Skills Workers support Skill Building Groups for individuals with an Autism Spectrum Disorder within the Social Skills Group Services programs. Programs run in Centre and Remotely.
•Work in conjunction with the Social Skills Facilitator to support in the implementation of a specified Social Skills curriculum for a group of children, adolescents and/or adults
•Prepares and implements targeted activities
•Participate in group preparation (including room set up, materials preparation, etc.)
•Provides individualized support to participants wherever necessary
•Completes client related documentation and administrative duties.
Minimum Qualifications Required:
•Recognized University/College education in a relevant discipline – completed or working towards completion
•Experience in supporting individuals with ASDs and understanding of principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis
•Ability to support, de-escalate and demonstrate understanding of group needs
•Experience with managing challenging behaviours
•Experience implementing crisis management techniques (CPI)
•Prepared to work in a structured environment
•Excellent communication and problem solving skills
•Demonstrated teamwork, cooperation and a willingness to learn.
Hours of work are afternoons and weekends
Salary: $16.00/hr +4% vacation pay
Pre-employment medical and vulnerable sector police check required
Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and current resume, no later than January 21, 2022, to:
Please quote Job #37.21
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Geneva Centre for Autism is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment. Geneva Centre for Autism is also committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities during the recruitment, assessment and selection process. Please notify us if you require accommodation in respect of the materials or procedures used at any time during this process. If you require accommodation, Geneva Centre for Autism will work with you to determine how to meet your needs.
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