Now Hiring Job Coaches

Make a positive impact in our community by helping engage in employment and volunteer opportunities.

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Become a Job Coach in Okotoks or Strathmore

As a FAIM Job Coach, you’ll work as a member of our Employment and Day Services Program – providing support, assistance, and mentoring for adults with developmental disabilities as they engage in employment, volunteer, and recreational opportunities.

Successful Candidates

  • Client-centred
  • Enthusiastic & self-motivated
  • Team players
  • Excellent listeners
  • Respectful & non-judgemental
  • Can “think on their feet”
  • Excellent written & oral communication skills
  • Ability to adhere to agency policies & procedures

Successful Candidates

FAIM Job Coaches work alongside individuals in a variety of settings, including lunch programs, newspaper and recycling routes, janitorial and landscaping work, and mail delivery. Successful candidates must be able to stand and walk for long periods, work in our seasonal weather conditions, and navigate stairs and uneven services. They’ll also assist in physical activities such as swimming and other exercise, and provide hygiene and personal care support as required.

Qualifications and Requirements
  • Grade 12 or GED
  • Familiarity with a human services field is an asset
  • Reliable vehicle with (minimum) $2 million liability insurance, 3-year Driver’s Abstract (less than 3 months old), and permission to transport clients (vehicles more than 10 years old will require a mechanic’s inspection)
  • Cell phone
  • Access to a computer and the internet
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Standard First Aid/CPR Training (within 3 months of hire)
  • Police Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search (less than 6 months old)

Salary, Hours, and Locations

Salary range: $16.00 to $20.50 per hour
Benefits: Comprehensive Group Benefits Plan; Employee & Family Assistance Program
Hours: Regular shifts are 6 hrs/day (30 hrs/week), typically from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Some flexibility is required to meet the needs of the individual’s employment hours.
Locations: High River, Okotoks & Strathmore
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How to Apply

Complete the JOB COACH QUESTIONNAIRE and email it to info@faims.org or fax it to (403) 652-4679. We’ll contact suitable applicants and request resumes for consideration. Please do not submit a resume until asked to do so.
We’re excited to welcome new employees who support our vision to freely accept and include all persons, regardless of ability.
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Start The Application Process

Begin the process of applying by submitting your completed questionnaire here. Please do not include your resume at this time. We will contact applicants if we decide to move forward with their application.

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