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Hiring for positions across BC! From our frontline staff to our office team, CAN employees are dedicated to enhancing the lives of individuals on the autism spectrum.

Interested in full-time office positions?

Help coordinate, manage and oversee our efforts across BC and beyond!

Interested in part-time program or events positions?

 Work directly with children, youth and adults on the autism spectrum or represent CAN at events!

Need support with the application process?

Canucks Autism Network values diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates including Indigenous peoples, individuals of all genders and sexual orientation, race, ethnic origin, disability, age, and religion. We are committed to a fair hiring process and can provide accommodations wherever possible.

If you need support to apply or interview for a position, please contact Andrea, our Supported Employment Specialist, at  or 604-685-4049.

Office Staff Openings

Senior Manager of HR & Staffing

Full time; Available immediately
Location: Vancouver (hybrid of working from home and office)

About the Position

The Senior Manager of HR & Staffing is a multi-purpose and hand-on leadership role focused in 3 key areas:

1.) Successful operations of the recruitment and staffing function of the HR department to ensure that all open positions are filled by qualified candidates and staff schedules are maintained in accordance with employment and company guidelines

2.) Develop and manage a robust onboarding and employee training program that foster a collaborative team environment and ensures effective, efficient, quality driven program support

3.) Coaching and developing managers and supervisors across the organization to ensure consistency and organizational standards are met.

Qualifications and Experience

  • 7-10 years of progressive leadership experience
  • Post-secondary degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Program Management or a related field
  • Previous experience in staffing and/or managing the delivery of multi-location programs or services for youth and young adults
  • Knowledge of related legislative requirements, including Employment Standards Act, Occupational Health & Safety, Human Rights Act

Learn more and apply now >> 

Recruiter

Full time; Available immediately
Location: Vancouver (hybrid of working from home and office)

About the Position

The Recruiter will work closely with a number of cross-departmental teams to help develop and execute recruiting strategies to fill seasonal program and event vacancies. They will be responsible for completing a variety of recruitment activities such as job posting, interviews, sourcing candidates, and organizing career fairs, while ensuring compliance with CAN hiring policies and employment standards.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Post-secondary education in Human Resources Management, Business Administration or related field with 2-3 years of hands-on experience with full cycle recruiting process
  • Experience in recruiting for sport / recreation industry and understanding of community services sector and/or non-profit sector considered an asset

Learn more and apply now >> 

Staffing Coordinator

Full time; Available immediately
Location: Vancouver (hybrid of working from home and office)

About the Position

The Staffing Coordinator is responsible for maintaining all aspects of part-time program and event staff scheduling such as creating and confirming schedules, maintain current staff scheduling database and resolving staff scheduling issues. The ideal candidate is someone who is a skilled communicator, highly organized, yet flexible, detail-oriented, analytical and enjoys working as a fast-paced rapidly changing team environment.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Post-secondary education in Human Resources Management, Business Administration or related field with 2-3 years of experience in a busy administrative role
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in scheduling a strong asset
  • Experience in sport / recreation industry and understanding of community services sector and/or non-profit sector considered an asset

Learn more and apply now >> 

Community Engagement Coordinator

Full time; Available immediately
Location: Vancouver (hybrid of working from home and office)

About the Position

Reporting to the Manager of Training, the Community Engagement Coordinator supports the execution of a high volume of community engagement and resource development requests. This role supports community partners to plan community engagement events, like Sensory Friendly Spaces and Training & Try Its.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Post-secondary education and/or experience related to autism and positive behaviour support is a strong asset
  • Developing curriculum or resources is an asset
  • Experience facilitating or coordinating workshops is an asset

Learn more and apply now >> 

Program Equipment Assistant

Full time; Available immediately
Location: Vancouver

About the Position

By ensuring that CAN programs have the equipment and supplies needed, the Program Equipment Assistant is a critical part of the organization’s efforts to positively impact the lives of individuals on the autism spectrum province wide.

The Program Equipment Assistant will oversee quality control of equipment as well as the collection and inventory of materials for programs, training and community engagement.

Qualifications and Experience

  • High school diploma or post-secondary certificate or degree
  • Experience working within CAN programs a strong asset
  • Valid BC Driver’s license

Learn more and apply now >> 

Employment Facilitator (CAN-STEP)

Temporary full time; Available immediately
Location: Vancouver (hybrid of working from home and office)

About the Position

Reporting to the Director of Employment Programs and Services, the Employment Facilitator supports clients’ employment readiness by facilitating workshops and supporting job search activities. The Employment Facilitator will take an integrated approach to provide flexible and holistic services to support Autistic youth ages 15-30 facing barriers to employment.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Education in related field such as human resources, social work or business or min. of 2 years of experience and knowledge in career counselling and adult learning
  • Minimum 2 years of experience supporting youth with disabilities
  • Experience supporting Autistic individuals is an asset
  • Obtain a Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Valid BC Driver’s license and access to a vehicle preferred

Learn more and apply now >> 

Communications Coordinator

Full time; Available immediately
Location: Vancouver (hybrid of working from home and office)

About the Position

With a focus on social media, web and email marketing, the Communications Coordinator will leverage our digital platforms to showcase our impact, while promoting the need for ongoing support.

Reporting to the Communications Manager, this position will work collaboratively across departments to engage with diverse internal and external audiences. These include CAN participants and families, staff and volunteers, donors and supporters, and the general public.

The successful candidate will be an exceptionally strong writer with an ability to distill large amounts of information in a concise and engaging manner, as well as a natural eye for multimedia design and aesthetics.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Post-secondary education (degree or diploma) in Communications, Marketing or related field
  • 1-2 years experience in a Communications role preferred, but not required

Learn more and apply now >> 

What We Offer

Join our team and work alongside a group of high-achieving, passionate professionals in a fast-paced, collaborative, and fun environment! We offer benefits to support you personally and professionally:

  • Compensation package with generous vacation and personal/sick paid time
  • Extended health and dental benefits for you and your eligible dependents
  • Group RRSP matching plan
  • Annual Health Spending and Wellness Credits
  • Flexible work environment and schedule with option for remote work
  • An open, ‘continuous-learning’ environment where professional development and career progression is encouraged

Part-Time/Casual Opportunities

Employment Support Worker (CAN-STEP)

Casual part time; Available immediately
Location: Lower Mainland 

About the Position

The Employment Support Worker will be responsible for overseeing the onsite development of Autistic participants enrolled in CAN’s Skills Training Employment Program (STEP) during their work experience placements. The successful applicant may be supporting between 1-3 participants at a time.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Over 2 years of experience supporting individuals on the autism spectrum
  • Experience supporting Autistic individuals in employment settings is an asset, but not necessary
  • Valid BC Driver’s license (an asset)
  • Obtain a Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Check

Learn more and apply now >> 

Skate Coaches

Location: Lower Mainland

About the Position

As a Skate Coach you teach skating lessons to participants, implement CAN program curriculum and create a positive and fun learning environment.

All Skate Coaches receive in-house training, ongoing mentorship and training and benefit from small class sizes.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Demonstrate proficient skating abilities and a thorough knowledge of ice-skating skills as well as the ability to physically support a beginner skater on ice
  • CPR-C and/or Standard First Certification or a willingness to obtain
  • Learn to Skate Instructor Training and/or NCCP Coaching Certification in a related discipline such as hockey, skating, or ringette is considered an asset
  • Experience in providing skating instruction, guidance, and encouragement is considered an asset
  • Autism experience and knowledge an asset
  • Able to provide appropriate references and a clear criminal record check
  • Fun, enthusiastic, motivated and a positive team player

Learn more and apply now >> 

Swim Coaches

Location: Lower Mainland

About the Position

As a Swim Coach you will lead the skill development of participants, implement CAN program curriculum and create a positive and fun learning environment. Under the direction of our skilled Onsite Supervisors, Swim Coaches are also responsible for providing guidance and leadership to the Support Workers and Volunteers assisting participants during program time.

All Swim Coaches receive in-house training, ongoing mentorship and training and benefit from small class sizes.

Qualifications and Experience

  • We are open to receiving applications from all levels of experience as long as you love working with children and youth and have the following certifications:
    • Lifesaving Society NLS Pool Option
    • Red Cross BSI or WSI (Transitioning to NLS)
    • CPR-C and Standard First
  • Autism experience and knowledge an asset
  • Previous experience as a community swim coach an asset
  • Able to provide appropriate references and a clear criminal record check
  • Fun, enthusiastic, motivated and a positive team player

Learn more and apply now >> 

Support Workers & Coaches (Various Locations)

Locations: Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley, Kelowna, Kamloops, Nanaimo, Victoria

Join our province-wide team of coaches and support workers in helping individuals on the autism spectrum build confidence, self-esteem and life skills. In our Early Years & Children’s programs, our staff provide a positive first experience in sports and rec settings. In our Youth & Adult programs, our staff work with participant to develop life, social and pre-employment skills.

Support Workers provide individualized support to our participants, promoting active engagement and learning in various program settings.

Skills Coaches lead the implementation of curriculum and directs the group activities in each class.

Qualifications and Experience
• Must be 18 years of age of older
• Previous experience supporting individuals on the autism spectrum and other diversabilities a strong asset but not required
• Relevant post-secondary education and first aid certification an asset
• Fun, enthusiastic, motivated and a positive team player
• Punctual and reliable: committed to 100% program attendance
• Excellent people skills and able to build positive relationships with participants

Weekly programs fall within the following seasons:

Fall – October-December
Winter – January-March
Spring – April-June
Summer – June-August


Apply for Program Opportunities

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis with programs in the following regions:

Support Worker – Lower Mainland
Support Worker – Kamloops
Support Worker – Victoria
Support Worker – Fraser Valley
Support Worker – Kelowna

Questions? Email [email protected].

Learn how we’re keeping staff safe. View the CAN Staff Safety Plan >>

Special Events Staff - Lower Mainland & Fraser Valley

Special Events Staff are responsible for working as a team to ensure that events run smoothly and uphold the CAN brand to the highest standard. They assist in the overall logistical and operational aspects of the event, and job duties may change depending on the type of event.

Key Functions

  • Communicate with guests and members of the public about Canucks Autism Network
  • Sell raffle tickets, 50/50 tickets or other fundraising initiatives
  • Assist with registration, greeting guests as they arrive, act as a face of the Canucks Autism Network brand
  • Manage event volunteers and submit attendance reports (when required)
  • Transport promotional/event materials to and from the CAN office (where applicable)
  • Set up and tear down of display, tent, tables, and collateral as needed

Qualifications and Experience

  • Customer service and fundraising experience an asset
  • Energetic and outgoing – enjoy meeting and working with new people
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 35lbs and stand for prolonged periods of time
  • A valid driver license with access to a vehicle
  • Confident in communicating with the general public, clients, and vendors

Learn more and apply now >>