Job Postings

Bethany CRC is currently seeking to fill the part-time position of Autism Support Worker.

Bethany Christian Reformed Church (CRC)
Hours: 2.5 hours per week (Every Sundays from 9:30-noon)

– unless child absent from church service

Compensation: $18 per hour
Location: Bethany Christian Reformed Church, Fenwick
Are you passionate about children with autism? Bethany CRC has a unique opportunity for you to
provide one-on-one support to a child participating in the church youth programs. You will be working
along a team of 6 rotating volunteers and with the support of the Children’s ministry coordinator, a
disability advocate and the pastor.
What can I expect to do in this role?
 Assist the child in participating with the church children’s programs/group structure that support
and promote the physical, cognitive, emotional, spiritual and social development
 Plan and maintain an environment that protects the health, security and well-being of the child
 Assess the abilities, interests and needs of the child and discuss progress or problems
 Guide and assist the child in the development of social skills
 Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with co-workers and other service providers
How do I qualify?
1. A post secondary certificate in the field of social/ developmental services or Disability support
worker or ECE with special needs training.
2. Standard first aid and CPR training (or ability to acquire this in a reasonable period)
3. Training in CPI-nonviolent crisis intervention is preferred
 Genuinely interested to support children with complex autism in the church setting.
 Creativity to adapt styles to highlight child’s strengths
 Highly intuitive to sense underlying issues behind a child’s behaviour and helping the child as
situations occur
 Calming nature to reduce the level of stress.
 Personable and caring with a true love of children.
Successful candidates will be required to obtain a Police reference check with vulnerable sector screening
If interested, please forward your resume by September 30, 2020 to:
o Glenda Bouwers- Disability Advocate or
o Lorraine Wierenga- Children Ministry Director