career opportunities

Career Opportunities at Lead Foundation

Lead Foundation is proud to employ a diverse and talented group of staff that work together to provide high quality, effective, and creative services for families in our Lead foundation programs.

Our dedicated teams include:

  • Child Developmental Specialists (preschool and home aide support)
  • Program Coordinators/ Teachers
  • Speech-Language Therapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Program and Behavior Specialists
  • Psychologists
  • Counsellors
  • Administrative Support Staff

Lead Foundation is committed to maximizing our staff’s personal and professional growth through:

  • regular opportunities for professional development,
  • competitive salaries and benefits packages including wellness accounts,
  • flexible work hours,
  • mileage reimbursement,
  • a supportive work environment,
  • an amazing team of professionals and para-professionals, and
  • the opportunity to work with our amazing children and their families.

We thank all applicants for their interest and we look forward to contacting candidates with appropriate qualifications for an interview.


Current Opportunities

Occupational Therapist – December 2017

Lead Foundation is growing and we are excited to expand our team. We are currently seeking an Occupational Therapist for a permanent position (we prefer full-time but we are open to part-time applicants). Are you an experienced OT clinician looking for a change? Then keep reading to see why Lead Foundation is the perfect match for you.

If you are looking for a career where you can make a difference with children and families, while working with a dedicated and dynamic team, then Lead Foundation is the place for you. As a member of our Lead team, you will work with children, families, and ECS Program staff to provide supports for children. We welcome you to bring your challenging ideas and drive the direction of our programs.

Your responsibilities as an Occupational Therapist would include:

  • Develop and implement OT supports through consultation with parents and Child Development Specialists through home/ECS Program visits and visits to the community setting
  • Provide coaching to Lead teams and families while supporting family friendly Program Plans and OT strategies across the child and family environments
  • Conduct assessments/screening/consultation/ therapy for preschool and school aged clients within the Lead program
  • Assess child’s strengths and needs in motor development, sensory processing and modulation, self-care and daily living within a developmental, family focused framework;
  • Create, evaluate and support our Lead team
  • Write family and child specific goals for program plans

Your qualifications must include:

  • Registered Occupational Therapist in Alberta
  • Experience in Occupational Therapy, preferably with pre-school aged children, direct experience with children with ASD and their families is an asset
  • Clean criminal record check
  • Valid driver’s license and a reliable vehicle
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills
  • Most importantly, a strong desire to be exceptional and contribute within your role at Lead

Lead Foundation Offers:

  • An amazing team of professionals and para-professionals
  • Flexible work hours
  • A competitive salary
  • A great benefits package (Staff wellness is our priority!)
  • Mileage and expenses reimbursement
  • Continuous professional development opportunities
  • A supportive work environment
  • A chance to have fun while making a difference in the lives of children and their families

Lead Foundation is a non-profit, charity organization and has been providing services within Calgary and area for over 15 years. Our program works with ALL children: from those children with mild speech, motor, or behavior delays to children with more complex challenges, including Autism Spectrum Disorder.

A cover letter & resume can be e-mailed to Christina and Sylvia at admin@leadfoundation.ca

Child Development Specialist – November 2017

We are currently accepting resumes for part time Child Development Specialist positions for November 2017. Resumes can be e-mailed to Christina and Sylvia at admin@leadfoundation.ca

Lead Foundation is growing and we are excited to expand our team. We are currently seeking a Child Development Specialist for a part time position. This position is a ten month position following the school calendar. If you are looking for a position where you can make a difference with children and families, while working with a dedicated and dynamic team, then Lead Foundation is the place for you.

As a member of our Lead team, you will work with children, families, and preschool staff to provide preschool, home and community based supports for children. Within a multi-disciplinary team, you will support children and families to promote each child’s individual needs and self- esteem within a family focused program. All Lead Foundation programs are focused on working with children and their families within their community.

Your Responsibilities Would Include:

  • Working with Lead’s teams & families in developing functional, developmentally appropriate goals for children and their families
  • Providing daily support in developing each child’s individuals needs within a family focused program either within their home or community preschool
  • Plan, create and/or adapt materials and activities to each child’s learning strengths, needs and developmental level based on their individual goal
  • Document and gather information on an ongoing basis. Focus on each child’s learning strengths, needs and developmental status. Daily and monthly goal focused notes are required. Ensure confidentiality.
  • Developing, organizing and contributing to the growth and development of our dynamic programs

Your Qualifications Must Include:

  • A degree or diploma in a related field is preferred, along with courses and/or certification in behaviour, learning, child development, and other related education
  • More than six months of experience working with children and their families
  • Knowledge of home, community and preschool goal based activities would be an asset
  • Current Alberta driver’s license and access to a personal vehicle is an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills;
  • Most importantly, a strong desire to be exceptional and contribute within your new role at Lead

Lead Foundation Offers:

  • An amazing team of professionals and para-professionals
  • Flexible work hours
  • A competitive salary
  • A great benefits package (Staff wellness is our priority)
  • Mileage and expenses reimbursement
  • Professional development opportunities
  • A supportive work environment
  • A chance to have fun while making a difference in the lives of children and their families

Lead Foundation is a non-profit, charity organization and has been providing services within Calgary and area for over 15 years.  Our program works with ALL children: from those children with mild speech, motor, or behavior delays to children with more complex challenges, including Autism Spectrum Disorder.


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