Website George Jeffrey Children's Centre

Communicative Disorders Assistant

Regular, Full-Time and Temporary (14 months), Full-Time

George Jeffrey Children’s Centre is a paediatric health facility in Thunder Bay, Ontario providing occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech-language pathology, social work, behaviour therapy and recreation services to children and youth with physical, communication and developmental needs.

George Jeffrey Children’s Centre is seeking a Communicative Disorders Assistant (CDA) to work as part of our collaborative team providing speech and language services within the City and District of Thunder Bay.

Responsibilities include providing individual and group interventions for communication issues, creating/revising communication boards and programs, providing training and education to clients and their caregivers, preparation and maintenance of program materials and resources, and maintaining progress notes. Some travel within the District of Thunder Bay may be required.

Why George Jeffrey Children’s Centre?

  • Supportive work environment
  • New graduate mentorship
  • Collaborative, multi-disciplinary teams
  • Paid education days and professional development opportunities
  • Wellness and inclusion initiatives
  • Extended health benefits, employee assistance program, HOOPP pension
  • Relocation reimbursement

To be considered for this position, candidates should meet the following criteria:

  • Hold a Communicative Disorders Assistant Degree or Diploma
  • Be registered with CDAAC
  • Proven ability to work effectively as part of an inter-disciplinary team
  • Ability to collaborate with service partners, families, caregivers and other stakeholders
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Creative and flexible
  • Experience with Augmentative and Alternative Communication is an asset
  • Valid Ontario Driver’s Licence and access to a personal vehicle
  • Bilingualism English/French is considered an asset.

Take advantage of this unique opportunity to enrich children’s lives, while enhancing your professional and personal growth in our team-based environment. Passion for providing the best possible standard of care, understanding of pediatric behavioural services, and exceptional people skills are key to succeeding in this role. We encourage applications from qualified candidates, who share our vision of empowered children and families.

Interested applicants are invited to submit a resume with covering letter to:

Human Resources

George Jeffrey Children’s Centre

200 Brock Street East

Thunder Bay ON, P7E 0A2

George Jeffrey Children’s Centre follows the principles of dignity, independence, integration and equal opportunity.  If you have accessibility or other requirements that need to be considered during the recruitment process, please let us know.

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