Community Disability Services Worker 23DC20

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Lethbridge Family Services
April 27, 2023
Lethbridge, Canada
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About Lethbridge Family Services

In operation since 1910, Lethbridge Family Services (LFS) is the tenth largest employer in Lethbridge, serving 8,100 clients annually through 380 employees. LFS stewards an annual budget of over $21 million and has numerous contracts. LFS is a highly-accredited charitable organization that improves the wellbeing and quality of life for individuals and families in Southwestern Alberta. The organization is devoted to providing services to those in need, regardless of socioeconomic status, ethnicity, language, religion, gender identity, and family structures. We offer community-based support to facilitate human potential, choice, and independence. Through advocacy, public education, prevention, intervention, and community development, LFS responds to emerging family needs.

We offer a supportive, inclusive team environment with a strong commitment to work-life balance. We provide a competitive remuneration package, including a comprehensive benefit plan, generous vacation and personal time, employee and family pricing program for cellular service, and a discounted fitness membership. We support your career through opportunities to learn and grow, including paid professional development opportunities and on-the-job coaching and support. Our “family” culture supports many opportunities to participate in events including social club activities, annual holiday parties, and recognition events. Check out our website at



HoursWeek 1 – 17.50 hours (Monday to Saturday)

Week 2 – 15.00 hours (Monday to Saturday)

Position Overview:

A Community Disability Services Worker supports and facilitates the development of skills and competencies to assist individuals with disabilities to pursue and achieve their goals by accessing meaningful community based activities.

Key Responsibilities:

· Fostering proactive, innovative results to individuals and families affected by brain injury, developmental disabilities and/or fetal alcohol spectrum disorders.

· Supporting individuals to participate in meaningful community based employment, community and volunteer placements, recreation and leisure and life skills activities.

· Promoting healthy and active lifestyles.

· Assisting with skill development in areas such as daily living activities and social interactions.

· Encouragement or assistance in the development and implementation of routines which may include personal grooming meal planning and preparation, administering medications.

· Administrative duties.


· High school diploma and/or two years direct frontline experience in the field.

· Reliable, team player.

· Reliable vehicle, valid driver’s license, registration and insurance ($2 000 000 liability insurance).

· Strong organizational and time management skills.

· Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.

· Ability to be flexible and adapt to changes.

· Ability to follow a fixed schedule and routine in a timely manner.

· Physically able to safely support individuals in physical activities such as walking and swimming.

· Proficient use of the English language both verbal and written skills.

· Strong skills in assisting individuals to manage anxiety and problem solve.

· The successful candidate will be required to provide a Police Information Check.

Start date: ASAP

Application deadline: May 10, 2023

Please submit, in confidence, a resume and cover letter referencing job posting 23DC20 and where you viewed our ad:

Contact Person: Emma Garrett


We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted.

Lethbridge Family Services is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Type: Part-time
Part-time hours: 17.50 per week


  • Employee assistance program
  • On-site parking

Work Location: In person

Application deadline: 2023-05-10

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