Summer Job Coaches (Job ID: 234723)


KW Habilitation is a local not-for-profit organization that provides a wide range of individualized services and supports to children with any special need and adults with developmental disabilities. We support individuals to live a fulfilling life which is fostered through preschool and early learning supports, respite services, residential services, community participation and employment supports. Our Vision Statement guides our work: “A community where everyone belongs and participates”. As a representative of KW Habilitation the Summer Job Coach acts as a leader and role model in all functions of the position.


  • Developmental Service Worker Apprenticeship Program Sponsor
  • Paid on-the-job training
  • Paid professional development opportunities
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program for all staff, their partners, and dependents
  • Discounted rates on home and auto insurance
  • Fun and engaging workplace


  • Ensuring customer service and summer employment outcomes are met for youth and adults with disabilities
  • Assisting job seekers to prepare for, obtain, and maintain summer employment
  • Acting as a role model while coaching youth and adults with disabilities on-the-job to learn work skills and personal management skills (team-work, work safety, proper work ethics, workplace etiquette, etc.)


  • Post-secondary fields of study including those requiring Co-op placements e.g. business, human services, social services.
  • The successful candidate will have a can-do attitude, be energetic, enthusiastic and flexible to work in a variety of settings including retail, food services, maintenance etc.
  • Previous experience working with people with disabilities an asset

To be eligible for the above position, youth must satisfy the following criteria:

  • Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment,
  • Be legally entitled to work in Canada and have a valid Social Insurance Number (SIN),
  • Able to work 40 hours per week – including day, evening and weekend shifts


PLEASE NOTE: **Positions and dates are contingent on funding provided by Canada Summer Jobs.


Schedule: 40 hours per week – including day, evening, and weekend shifts, based on the needs of your caseload
Start Date: Approx. May 15, 2023
End Date: September 1, 2023
Pay Rate: $21.09

To Apply Online Please Visit Our Job Application Page HERE

Applicants must apply in writing submitting a résumé and cover letter with a summary of relevant qualifications and reason for interest in this position by Friday, April 7, 2023 to:

KW Habilitation
ATTN: Stacey Mitchell, Manager of Community and Employment Supports
99 Ottawa Street South
Kitchener, ON. N2G 3S8

Job ID: 234723

KW Habilitation is committed to employment equity.  We encourage applications from all qualified candidates including, 2SLGBTQ+ identified persons, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Inuit and Métis Individuals, and members of Black and other racialized communities, and individuals for whom English is not their first language. We seek to provide accessibility for all applicants with our accessibility policies and the AODA. Please let us know if you require an accommodation and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.  We thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.