RECENT OR POTENTIAL GRADS: Staff Training Specialist/Instructor

  • Location: Edmonton, AB
  • Deadline: December 7, 2021

WJS Canada Job Posting Alert: Staff Training Specialist/Instructor (Western Canada) – Job ID J1121-0107

Organization: WJS Canada Job Title: Staff Training Specialist/Instructor (Western Canada) Job Type: Permanent, Full-Time Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Hours of Work Per Week: 32Scheduled Days Each Week: Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,FridayScheduled Hours: 4 days/wk however flexibility required for some evenings and weekendsNumber of Positions: 1Compensation: $30.0000 – $0.0000 /HourClosing Date:


The ProgramLocated in either BC or Northern Alberta and working either from a local WJS Canada program office (if available) or a hybrid work arrangement.Reports to the Director, Talent Development, Training Division (Barry Foo).This position will require travel to WJS program offices throughout BC, Alberta & Ontario for staff training sessions and flexible hours to support delivery of workshops which may exceed the typical workday.

The PositionLooking for an energetic trainer/facilitator to educate, inspire, and provide highly interactive training sessions.As in-house organizational Staff Training Specialist, you’ll design and facilitate training and talent development programs for our staff in Mandt, NVCI, ASIST Suicide Prevention, First Aid/CPR and Mental Health First Aid.

In Your Role You Will• Develop and deliver training programs, workshops, and classes using in-class, e-learning, virtual and/or blended instructional techniques.• Create a safe, respectful learning environment conducive to learning• Facilitate group learning activities and provide individual learner support• Apply creativity to training delivery, classroom management, and problem-solving• Develop and deliver supplementary materials to complement company-specific curriculum, course outlines, facilitator and participant guides, exercise guides, job aids, show-me videos, and site content • Evaluate, review and update training curriculum and delivery to ensure it reflects current best practices• Evaluate student progress through grading and reporting• Support key learning initiatives, including project reporting and timely identification of project issues, risks, and challenges.COVID-19: Please be aware that governments and/or funders within our service sectors are mandating services be provided by employees that are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination will be required at time of hiring.*** Prior to confirmation of employment all applicants must provide a current (dated within 6 months of hiring date) Criminal Record Check and Ministry Check. These checks can take up to 6 weeks to obtain, please ensure you prepare accordingly.

As An Ideal Candidate You Possess• 3+ years experience as an Adult Educator, Group Facilitator or Trainer • Degree in Education, Adult Education, Teaching, Nurse Educator or Social Work, Psychology, Disability Studies, Behavioural Science, Special Needs or related field. • Will consider Professional Instructors Diploma; Diploma/Certificate in Adult Education; Comparable combination of post-secondary education and experience• Valid class 5 driver license with a clear driving abstract and reliable vehicle.• Knowledge of emerging trends in Adult & Accelerated Learning, e-learning design principles, program evaluation methods, reporting on learning outcomes and experience using learning management systems to develop and deliver training content would be an asset.• One or more of the following: Mandt Train the Trainer Advanced Certification; NVCI Instructor certification; First Aid and CPR Certified Instructor is an asset.• Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal and collaboration skills.• Calm, confident, patient• Self motivates and motivates others and is a positive role model.

What WJS Canada doesWJS Canada has over 30 years of success stories providing social services and supports to children, youth, adults and families facing difficulties.Each day 700 dedicated staff serve approximately 1,300 persons through over 125 services. All our programs provide high quality, personalized and culturally responsive care in even the most complex cases designed to foster positive life changes, increase self-esteem and connections to the community/culture.Our Employees Enjoy• Employer-paid health & dental benefits after 3 months of employment• Professional development opportunities and job-related training • Flexible hours

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No telephone calls please. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be notified.


  • ABA
  • Behavioural Intervention
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Positive Behaviour Supports
  • Behaviour Management – 3 year(s)
  • Behaviour Strategies – 3 year(s)
  • ABI – 1 year(s)
  • Complex Needs – 1 year(s)
  • Facilitator – 1 year(s)
  • ADHD
  • Adults With Developmental Disabilities
  • Aggressive behaviour
  • At Risk Youth
  • Autism
  • Autistic
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Sociology
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology
  • Bipolar
  • Children With Developmental Disabilities
  • Communication Disorders
  • Community Based Practice
  • Crisis Intervention
  • De-escalation
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Family Counselling
  • FASD
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
  • Gentle Persuasive Approaches
  • Group Counselling
  • Harm Reduction
  • Individualized program planning
  • NVCI
  • Parent Educator
  • Proactive Procedures
  • Restrictive procedures
  • Signs Of Safety
  • Suicide Intervention
  • Trauma Informed Practice

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