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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

Child Development Specialist Positions – Part-Time – Posted Oct 2021

Lead Foundation is growing and we are excited to expand our team! We are currently seeking Child Development Specialists for both part-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 required
  • Proof of completed COVID-19 vaccination is required
  • 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
  • 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 Shareen Britto at

Physical Therapist – Posted October 2021

If you are an experienced Physical Therapist who has a passion for children and families, Lead Foundation has an exciting opportunity for you.  We are looking for a casual/part-time physical therapist to support our programs in 2021-22.  This position would be a sub-contracted position and hours may fluctuate.  As an excellent problem solver and communicator, you will help develop goals and physical therapy plans that support our child-centered and family centered philosophy within both our Alberta Education and FSCD programs.  At Lead Foundation, we pride ourselves on having a flexible work environment and positive, supportive multi-disciplinary teams. We will value your creativity and energetic work ethic as you work within a variety of service models. If your mission aligns with ours, we are looking forward to meeting you.

This position will require a candidate who has strong self-management and scheduling skills while communicating effectively with children, teams and families. This is a community based position so comfort with driving in and around Calgary is important. Further, you have a proven record of providing strong clinical program utilizing current best practice, and will challenge yourself and your team members to reflect on processes and outcomes to assure best supports for children and families.

Your responsibilities would include:

  • Conduct assessments, screenings, consultations and therapy for preschool and school aged children
  • Develop and implement PT goals and programs for children and their families within our Alberta Education and FSCD funded programs.
  • Work directly with children in their ECE programs, homes and/or community setting.
  • Provide coaching to Lead teams and families while supporting our child-centered and family centered approach to program planning and intervention.

Your qualifications:

  • Bachelor or Masters Degree in Physical Therapy
  • Current registration with the Physiotherapy Alberta College and Association
  • Minimum 2 years experience in pediatrics
  • A current criminal record check completed (within the last 6 months)
  • Proof of completed COVID-19 vaccinations
  • Valid driver’s license and a reliable vehicle
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills
  • A strong desire to be exceptional and contribute within your role at Lead Foundation

Lead Foundation is a non-profit, charity organization and has been providing services within Calgary and area for over 19 years. Our program works with ALL children: from those children with mild speech, motor, or behavior challenges to children with more complex challenges.  Please refer to our website for more information:

Application Deadline: Open until a suitable candidate is found.

Email your resume and cover letter to Shareen Britto 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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