Jobs at Autism Ontario

Autism Ontario is looking for a French Community Events Supervisor.

The French Community Events Supervisor will supervise, oversee program development and provide administrative support for the Francophone Social Learning Opportunities (SLO), workshops, webinars and professional training events in the province. In addition, you will plan, implement and oversee your own French or bilingual events in the Toronto area. In both cases, the main focus will be on collaboration and building community partnerships and creating a supportive environment in which a team of Community Events Coordinators will work and achieve regional program deliverables. A key goal will be to collaborate with others to support Autism Ontario’s province-wide programs in enhancing the experience of families and children with ASD.

Location: Based out of Autism Ontario’s Provincial Office in Toronto (Liberty Village at King and Dufferin)
Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Responsibilities include:
  • Supervision (remote) and oversight of a team of French Community Event Coordinators across the province.
  • Plan, implement and oversee your own French and bilingual events in the Toronto area.
  • Identify gaps and opportunities for Francophone training events and Social Learning Opportunities (SLOs) across the province
  • Establish relationships province-wide, often remotely, for networking and gathering input into programming for Francophone and bilingual SLOs and professional workshops from parents, community agencies and other professionals.
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships and work collaboratively with Autism Ontario leadership staff, Chapter staff, French Language Services Consultant and volunteer leaders, particularly the Family Support Coordinators to understand and respond to the diverse needs of Francophone families of children and youth with ASD with regards to education by professionals on evidence-based topics
  • Oversee and develop province-wide monitoring systems for the coordination and tracking of event requests.
  • Provide guidance and support to ensure proper completion of proposals, including purpose, target audience, and budget.


Qualifications include:
  • Fluency in written and oral French is mandatory. A proficiency test will be administered.
  • Superior written and oral communication skills (in French and English) are required as is the ability to work collaboratively with partners and stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated experience managing multiple projects or programs; strong attention to detail and exceptional organizational skills.
  • Must be able and willing to work intermittently on evenings and weekends, as determined by various events.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in event or hospitality management, marketing, communications, public relations or related area.
  • A minimum 2 years’ experience coordinating events; equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience working with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

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Autism Ontario is looking for a French Community Events Coordinator

French Community Events Coordinator will collaborate with others to support Autism Ontario’s province-wide programs in enhancing the experience of Francophone families and children with ASD. Within this context, you will coordinate social and professional events for Autism Ontario delivered in French, usually in a specified region although you will at times support your colleagues in other parts of the province and for all of Autism Ontario. The Coordinator works collaboratively with parents, other staff, volunteers, the Chapters and professionals to coordinate and successfully conduct events. In line with Autism Ontario’s strategic plan to increase services to Francophone families and children with an ASD, this position includes event planning within the francophone community.

Location: Hamilton-Niagara Region and Central West Region
Hours: 15 hours per week

Responsibilities include:
  • Plan, coordinate and implement ASD events delivered in French such as Social Learning Opportunities (SLO’s) and workshops for families and professionals.
  • Work in collaboration with the Consultant for French Language Services, Francophone staff and volunteers to better understand and respond to Francophone children and youth with ASD and their families.
  • Identify suitable venues, schedule activities, procure accommodations, create and distribute marketing materials, recruit and organize volunteer support.
  • Work collaboratively with Autism Ontario staff to research topics related to ASD, acquire understanding of family needs and give input into solutions such as expert speaker workshops and SLO’s
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with Chapter volunteers and staff.

Qualifications include:
  • A minimum of 2 years coordinating events; equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • Experience working with a charitable organization, volunteers and community partners.
  • Fluency in written and oral French is mandatory. A proficiency test will be administered.
  • Demonstrated experience managing multiple projects or programs; strong attention to detail.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are required as is the ability to work collaboratively with partners and stakeholders.


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Autism Ontario is looking for a Chapter Development Coordinator.

The Chapter Development Coordinator provides administrative support to the Chapter, fundraising support and program delivery support as a means to provide resources to individuals and families living with Autism Spectrum Disorder, as reflected in the mission of Autism Ontario Ottawa Chapter. Key areas of responsibility include: programming, administrative support and proposal and report writing.

Location: Ottawa
Hours: 16 Hours per week

Responsibilities include:
  • Assist and support clients through phone calls, and emails.
  • Create, with direction from Chapter Leadership Council (CLC), and manage all details of Chapter programming, activities and events (i.e. recreational events, workshops, social skills groups, sibling workshops, etc…)
  • Work with and receive direction from the CLC in order to successfully manage and grow the Chapter and its membership
  • Update membership list as necessary
  • Manage volunteer co-ordination
  • Book meeting and program locations as necessary; attend monthly meetings
  • Generate financial resources to sustain Autism Ontario – Ottawa Chapter by seeking and obtaining funding from government, foundations, and the corporate sector etc.
  • Complete all reports for grants and funds received (ie OTF, United Way, PRO etc…)

Qualifications include:
  • Office administration experience
  • Computer competency to include MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, internet and email
  • Experience writing grants proposals is considered a strong asset
  • Post-secondary education or equivalent work experience
  • Must pass a Vulnerable Sector Security Check (Enhanced Police Screening)

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Autism Ontario is looking for a Community Events Coordinator for the Hamilton and Niagara Regions(including general areas of Brantford, Haldimand, and Norfolk)

As a Community Events Coordinator (CEC), you will be responsible for planning, coordinating and implementing events that support families in relation to ASD such as Social Learning Opportunities (SLO’s) and workshops for families and professionals in the assigned region. The CEC works collaboratively with parents, other staff, volunteers, the Chapters and professionals to coordinate and successfully deliver these events.

Responsibilities include:
  • Plan, coordinate and implement ASD events such as Social Learning Opportunities (SLO’s) and workshops for families and professionals.
  • Identify suitable venues, schedule activities, procure accommodations, create and distribute marketing materials, recruit and organize volunteer support.
  • Work collaboratively with Autism Ontario staff to research topics related to ASD, acquire understanding of family needs and give input into solutions such as expert speaker workshops and SLO’s
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with Chapter volunteers and staff.
  • Coordinate and support event requests by providing guidance and ensure detailed proposals, including purpose, target audience, and budget; review event feedback for future events; maintain all event documentation

Qualifications include:

A certificate in event management is preferred
  • Experience working with a charitable organization, volunteers and community partners.
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • A proven track record of working with community service providers within a not-for-profit organization.
  • Fluency in written and oral French is mandatory.
  • Demonstrated experience managing multiple projects or programs; strong attention to detail.

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Endless PossABILITIES provides behaviour intervention therapy to children (ages 2-14) with ASD and other exceptionalities. We are currently seeking Two Instructor Therapists to work part time, providing centre and home based therapies to the children we service. We currently have 2 part time positions for Instructor Therapists working one on one with children in centre based as well as in-home settings.

Responsibilities include:

The Instructor Therapist will report to the Senior Therapist, and is responsible for providing therapy interventions using ABA/IBI principles following written programs as directed by ST, program director and/or psychologist. The ideal candidate will possess knowledge of ABA/IBI principles in implementing programming objectives and 2-4 years direct experience working with children with exceptionalities.

Qualifications include:
  • University Degree with a Behavioural Science College diploma in a related field
  • experience working with children with disabilities including ASD
  • must be able to work as a team player
  • understand augmentative communication devices and PECS
  • experience working with children with exceptionalities, preferably ASD,
  • knowledge of a variety of therapies including DTT, NET, ITT, etc.

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Hands TheFamilyHelpNetwork.ca requires a bilingual Autism Spectrum Disorder Consultant to offer a range of services to school boards and school authorities which include Connections for Students, transition support, resource development and child specific consultation according to Ministry guidelines in various communities through the direction of the Manager for the School Support Program – Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Permanent 10-month position with summer layoff (July and August)

Qualifications include:
  • Bachelor degree in Psychology or Human Services and Board Certified Assistant Behaviour Analyst (BCaBA)
  • Minimum two (2) years parallel or three (3) years related work experience in the area of applied behaviour analysis, adult education and Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Superior knowledge of Autism Spectrum Disorder and behavioral principles
  • Skills and experience in planning and providing adult training to organizations
  • Broad knowledge of preschool and school environments


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