Career Opportunities

Programs Assistant

2 part-time temporary positions, approximately 20 hours/week per position, $15.75/hour, 14 weeks, begin immediately.


These positions are funded under the ESDC Canada Summer Jobs Grant, as such the applicant must be:

  1. between 18 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment;
  2. is a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act*; and
  3. is legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations.


*International students are not eligible. Recent immigrants are eligible if they are Canadian Citizens or permanent residents.



You will work with managers and teachers to support our seniors’ program by:

  1. helping to create activities which engage our senior population in the community,
  2. helping build connections between our program and other community supports,
  3. helping to create new and innovative activities to support our senior population stay active during periods of isolation and inclement weather,
  4. helping build meaningful relationships with community members to support long lasting friendships and successful integration,
  5. helping to create new and innovative activities which enable seniors to share their experience and skills with the community.


Skills you will develop during this placement:

  • Client service - communicate efficiently and professionally with clients.
  • Teamwork - work with others in pairs and in small and large groups to coordinate tasks, share resources, plan, make decisions, negotiate, solve conflicts and complete other activities that involve teamwork.
  • Communication - exchange thoughts and information with other people. This exchange can happen orally by speaking, listening and using non-verbal cues, such as body language or in writing.
  • Digital skills - input, access, analyze, organize, create and communicate information and ideas using computers, software, point-of-sale equipment, email, podcasts, web applications, smart phones and other digital devices.
  • Leadership - communication, relationship building, honesty, demonstrating initiative, and taking responsibility for the completion of tasks.


Please send your resumes to:

Continuing Opportunities

Maple Leaf Academy accepts and welcomes practicum students who wish to teach adult students English proficiency using Portfolio-Based Language Assessment (PBLA) protocol and grading in Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB).

For this opportunity, please inquire within at 403-262-8851, or come in with your resume at #200, 731 6th Avenue SW. Please direct it to the Program Manager.