Peak’s Employment Opportunities

What is Peak Support Services?

Peak is a Lethbridge based Human Services agency that provides support services to persons with developmental disabilities. Peak’s core focus is on opening doors in our community for persons with disabilities.  These ‘doors’ include vocational training, employment support, residential services, assistance in navigating the justice system and programs that simultaneously build life skills and enhance quality of life.

External Job Positions

Community Disability Services Worker

Closing Date: Ongoing until positions are filled

In this role you will be responsible for supporting individuals with 
developmental disabilities to achieve personal, vocational, and 
recreational 
goals. 

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Want to Join our Team?

How to apply:

  1. Upload Resume Now
  2. Fax Resume to 403-329-0203
  3. Mail to: 1804 2 Avenue South Lethbridge AB, T1K6V6 (Attention Human Resources)
  4. E-mail: HR@peaksupportservices.org

 

Team Leader- Rspace Program

Description:

Peak Vocational and Support Services is currently hiring for a Team Leader positon in our R Space Program. Guided by established practices and procedures, the basic function of the Team Leader is to endeavor to fulfill Peak’s mission to empower the individuals served to achieve maximum independence in all areas of their lives.

The Team Leader position is responsible to ensure an assigned a team of individuals with varying support needs are achieving their personal goals.

This position requires: an aptitude for services and support to populations with developmental challenges, addictions and homelessness; knowledge of the Community Disability Services field; qualifications and experience.

Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate will have a balance between education, experience, application and personal attributes.

Experience Preferred:

We are looking for someone to have 3-5 years’ experience working in the field of Human Services or in a related field. Related fields may include, but is not limited to, Mental Health Services, Addictions Services, Criminal Justice, Counselling or Psychology.

Education Preferred:

  • a diploma (under-graduate degree preferred) in a relevant discipline, from a recognized institution
  • and/or
  • a Community Disability Services diploma or degree OR Foundation in Community Rehabilitation Studies (ACDS) and additional coursework relative to a Community Disability Services degree or diploma (Coursework will include training in: behavior management, disabilities studies, program design and specialized training in areas such as: mental health studies, addictions, FASD, etc.)

Key aspects of the role include:

  • direct support of individuals
  • service monitoring and evaluation of team
  • case management of individuals served
  • employee supervision including input into performance evaluations
  • family and community liaison
  • contributing to staff training and mentorship
  • Collaboration regarding the scheduling of staff and individuals served
  • Computer and writing/reporting skills in accordance to agency/service requirements; ability to databases, utilize the internet, and the use of data analysis tools

Personal Attributes:

  • A positive attitude and a belief system that individuals with varying support needs have the right and responsibility to define and pursue their life choices
  • Demonstrate the ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment
  • Supervisory, leadership, team building skills
  • Strong coaching and mentoring skills
  • Knowledge of performing conflict resolution and mediation techniques
  • Effective priority management skills
  • An understanding of community resources to assist to support person’s active participation and inclusion in our community.                                                                                                 

Requirements are:

  • a valid class 5 driver’s license
  • a reliable vehicle to use for work purposes
  • Clean Criminal Record Check

The benefits of working for our agency are:

  • Competitive wages
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Paid Personal Time
  • Paid orientation and trainings
  • Cost shared health benefits program
  • Long term employees have access to cost shared RSP plan If you would like to work in a fantastic team environment please submit your resume to Peak Vocational & Support Services:

Want to Join our Team?

How to apply:

  1. Upload Resume Now
  2. Fax Resume to 403-329-0203
  3. Mail to: 1804 2 Avenue South Lethbridge AB, T1K6V6 (Attention Human Resources)
  4. E-mail: HR@peaksupportservices.org

 

Administrative Support Staff

Duties Include:

  • Answering phones, greeting guests, and various office tasks to help out other departments as needed
  • Data base management and some technical support to other staff
  • Working with programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Microsoft Power Point etc.
  • Filing and office organization

You may be the perfect fit if you have the following attributes and qualifications:

  • experience or interest in working in the Human Services and/or Non Profit Sector
  • positive attitude
  • attention to detail and accuracy
  • professional telephone manners with phone calls and messages
  • able to complete work in a timely manner (weekly deadlines)
  • multitasking abilities

Hours of Work: Full Time

Monday-Friday 7:45am-4:00pm

Peak offers a competitive wage plus benefits.

 

Want to Join our Team?

How to apply:

  1. Upload Resume Now
  2. Fax Resume to 403-329-0203
  3. Mail to: 1804 2 Avenue South Lethbridge AB, T1K6V6 (Attention Human Resources)
  4. E-mail: HR@peaksupportservices.org

Peak appreciates all the applications it receives, Peak will only contact those candidates selected for the interview process