Employment Opportunities

Developmental Specialist: 

G.R.I.T. Calgary Society is presently looking to hire a  Developmental Specialist ( 1:1 aide to work directly with a child) to join our team starting  August 30, 2021 

Position Available: 

1 Part-time position in Strathmore - 12 hrs per week for the 2021-2022 school year


The successful candidate will:

  •  ​provide children with quality Early Childhood experiences to support the child's individual learning and development through active participation in everyday natural routines of home, community and or school.  

  • to work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team to meet the unique needs of the child and family


Job Requirements:

​Education- Diploma in Rehabilitation Services or Early Childhood Development or related field. (Equivalencies will be considered) 

Experience -minimum of 6mths work experience with children with special needs, preferably children of preschool age

Current Certification in Infant Child Emergency First Aid CPR

Clear Criminal Record Check

Reliable vehicle 


Related Knowledge and Skills: 

Knowledge of theory and principles of child development​

An understanding of "learning through play" philosophy

An understanding of purpose and procedures of data collection

Good interpersonal communication skills

An ability to adapt to changing situations

An understanding of the Consultative Model


Please forward resumes to Paula Carby-Executive Director


SLP's PT's and OT's:

All positions for therapists are currently filled .

Volunteer Opportunities:

We are currently not looking for volunteers.

For more information about our program please visit www.gritcalgarysociety.com