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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
  • Speech-Language Pathologists
  • Speech-Language Pathologist Assistants
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Physical Therapists
  • Psychologists
  • Program & Behaviour Specialists
  • Teachers/Early Learning Coordinators
  • Clinical Coordinators
  • Early Learning Program Assistants
  • 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

HR Coordinator Maternity Leave – May 2021 

Our dynamic teams provide opportunities for children and families to learn through specialized programs in their home and community.  We support all children ages 2-8 and their families and believe children learn best through play and within naturally occurring day-to-day activities.  Using an “I do, we do, you do” model for learning, we work through the stages of skill development together with children, families, and community partners.  Together, we develop strong, flexible programs.

The Opportunity:

Lead Foundation is seeking an experienced Human Resources practitioner to join us in June 2021.  This four day a week (30 hours) position will be filling in for a 12-month maternity leave.  Reporting to the Director, Operations you will provide a wide range of human resources, administration, and communications support to the organization.  The ideal candidate will enjoy working in a fast-paced dynamic environment.  Attention to detail and a people focus are critical skills for this role.

In this varied role you will work on recruitment support, maintaining our ADP Workforce Now human resources modules and various Excel workbooks, OH&S leadership, policy administration, on and off-boarding staff, preparation of various documents and maintenance of HR files (physical and electronic), participating in workforce planning, working closely with the Finance & Payroll Specialist, performance management administration and support, and many other initiatives.

What You Bring to the Team:

  • Degree/Certificate in Human Resources preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Human Resources administration
    • An equivalent combination of experience and education may be considered
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills along with strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent MS Office skills
  • Good knowledge of social media
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of discretion, diplomacy and confidentiality

Why Lead?

We take pride in our positive workplace culture that is preserved through an environment of respect, collaboration, creativity and wellness.  This forms the foundation of the excellent work we do with families, children, community partners and each other.  We value what you will bring to our team and we want to be part of your professional journey.

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

  • Professional development;
  • Competitive salary and benefits package including an annual wellness account;
  • Flexible work hours.

Interested in learning more? 

Candidates are asked to email a resume and cover letter outlining how your experience/background fits with this position to Sylvia Cieslik at  The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is hired.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Currently Accepting Applications for Child Development Specialist Positions – June 2021

Lead Foundation is growing and we are excited to expand our team! We are currently seeking Child Development Specialists for both part-time and full-time positions. Applicants must have flexible availability.

If you are looking for a position where you can make a difference with children and their 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/or 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
  • Completing daily paperwork, submitting detailed notes, monthly documentation and submitting bi-weekly payroll online time sheets
  • 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 behavior, 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
  • Current police clearance (from the last 6 months) and an updated Child Intervention Record Check 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

How to apply:

Email your resume and cover letter to Sylvia Cieslik at

Learn With Us

Lead Foundation provides opportunities for upcoming graduates to help develop their valuable workplace skills and build a career through:

  • graduate entry-level employment
  • internships
  • volunteer opportunities

Available learning opportunities for students are regularly posted on this page. Interested graduates are welcome to forward their resume to

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