Monthly Archives: September 2014

Autism Speaks Walk: Vancouver, September 28th

ACT – Autism Community Training will be at the walk this weekend – will we see you there?

Walk Now for Autism Speaks Canada: Vancouver 2014

When: Sunday, September 28, 2014
Where: Science World/Olympic Village (Directions)

Registration Opens: 8:30 am
Official Start: 9:45 am

Transit: *If you’re planning on taking the Skytrain to Main Street that station is under construction upgrades and you must take a different train to this  station.  Please check the  Train2Main link here for all of this  information. 
Walk Distance: 3 km

See the Autism Speaks Canada site for details.

Walk for Autism: Kelowna, September 21

For more details, please see the Autism Speaks Canada page for this walk.

Details

When: Sunday, September 21, 2014
Where: Rhapsody Plaza (the Dolphin Fountain), 1200 Water Street (Directions)

 

Parking and access is from the street or adjacent to the plaza.

Walk Distance: 3 km
Registration Opens: 8:30 am
Official Walk Start: 10:00 am

You can register online for free, or contact janetanderson@autismspeakscan.ca

 

Job Posting: Information Officer (now filled)

We are happy to announce that we have filled this position.

 

ACT – Autism Community Training has an opening for a full time Information Officer. Responsibilities include:

  • responding to autism-related inquiries from families and community members, province-wide;
  • researching and evaluating evidence-based information resources from across the world;
  • sourcing community resources from across B.C. relevant to families supporting individuals with special needs.

Requirements:

  • Must be knowledgeable about autism and passionate about communicating knowledge.
  • Compassionate with strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • A related undergraduate degree (e.g. psychology) is preferred.
  • Competency in computer applications, including databases and Microsoft Excel, is preferred.

A full job description is available upon request.  ACT offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.

Apply by email with resume and cover letter to info@actcommunity.ca with “Information Officer” in the subject line.

The close date is September 12, 2014, and interviews will begin as applications are received.