Human Service Job Postings

Current jobs available in the human services sector including child & youth care, day care and other early learning and child care, educational assistant and sign language Interpretation are listed below.

Note Lakeland College is not responsible for verifying all information provided by employers. The onus is on a student to check out each opportunity thoroughly before agreeing to the work or signing contracts of employment. 

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Various Opportunities - Catholic Social Services
Catholic Social Services/ Catholic Charities

On a daily basis Catholic Social Services/Catholic Charities posts jobs to their careers website
Visit their online job board to apply today!
 
They provide services in many locations across Alberta, including Edmonton, Red Deer, Innisfail, Wetaskiwin, Wainwright, Lloydminster, Camrose, Vermilion, and more!
 
Inclusion Support Workers - Deadline - ongoing
Inclusion Support Worker
 
Various part time positions available in the Lloydminster or Lloydminster rural area in working privately for individual families.

The individual will be providing support to children and youth with disabilities to be a valued and contributing member of society, as well as providing support at home, in the community with facilitating building relationships with peers, and pursuing their recreation and leisure interests. The individual must be committed to inclusion and passionate about working with children and youth with disabilities and their families. Prior experience working with children and youth would be an asset but will train the appropriate individual. Families are looking to hire support workers through the Inclusion Alberta Find Staff Database who are reliable, responsible and who have a strong work ethic.

Hours of employment and rate of pay will vary depending on the individual family. However, many families are seeking support for after school, evening and weekend hours.

To find out more information on this unique opportunity to make a difference to a child or youth with a disability and their family, please contact:
Kendall Ayrey, Community Development Coordinator
Phone: (306) 825-5918
Fax: (306) 825-5943
Email: kayrey@inclusionalberta.org
 
Inclusion Lloydminster:  Box 492, Lloydminster, AB/SK S9V 0Y6
T: 306 825 5918
F: 306 825 5942

WJS Canada (Various Opportunities) - Deadlines - see website
On a regular basis WJS Canada posts jobs to their website.  To view these jobs:

WJS Canada

To apply for any of the positions -- you can apply on the WJS website or forward resume and cover letter quoting applicable competition number to:
Email:  abhr@wjscanada.com
Fax:  1-855-465-5502
McMan (Various Opportunities) - Deadlines - see website
If You Want to Make a Difference, Make it With McMan

McMan values its employees and believes that each of them makes a difference. We are committed to being an “agency of choice” and to creating a healthy and rewarding work environment. We offer our employees the following:
  • Competitive salaries 
  • A comprehensive benefits package including Dental, Vision Care and Extended Health 
  • An Employee Assistance Program 
  • An employer contributed Pension Plan 
  • Generous vacation allowance 
  • An excellent Employee Recognition Program 
  • A commitment to a healthy work life balance
For current job opportunities click here
Wainwright Military Family Resource Centre (Various Opportunities) - Deadlines - see website
Wainwright Military Family Resource Centre

Jobs are posted to the website on a regular basis. To view these jobs please visit:
Wainwright MFRC
To apply for any of the positions at the WMFRC follow the directions on each individual job advertisement.
Direct Care/Administrative Worker - Deadline - Oct 30/19 or until suitable candidate found
 
Ability Development Services by Bea Fisher 
 
We are currently accepting resumes for Casual, Part time & Full time positions.
 
Experience in working with people with various disabilities will be considered an asset. We are looking for employees that are caring, resourceful, motivated and creative. The positions are direct care and include some administrative duties. We offer shift work, flexibility with schedules and training.
 
Qualifications include but not limited to:
Disabilities Studies/Rehabilitation Practitioner
Health Care Aide/ Nursing Diploma/EA Certificate or equivalent related experience
Valid First Aid
Valid Class 5 License / own vehicle is mandatory
Recent (within 3 months) Criminal Record Check/Vulnerable Sector is mandatory
Personal care skills
Strong team work and interpersonal skills
Strong communication skills and organizational skills
Agency and Community professionalism at all times

If you are looking for a rewarding, fulfilling long term career….. Ability Development Services by Bea Fisher is for you. We have many long term employees, extensive agency training, and growth within. We offer competitive wages as well as a comprehensive benefits package. (Some conditions apply) 
 
Apply by email to: Cheryl.carter@beafisher.com
Drop off resumes to: 
3514 51Ave
Lloydminster Alberta

All applications received will be reviewed carefully, but only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
Living Skills Mentor & Inclusion Facilitator - P/T
Living Skills Mentor and Inclusion Facilitator
(part-time position in Vermilion)
 
We are looking for an outgoing & dynamic person to support our daughter with a mild developmental disability in living a full and active life. This will be a part-time position (up to 20 hours/wk) with flexibility to include respite on weekends. The successful applicant will be required to provide one-to-one assistance to our daughter and will be guided by the goals and objectives determined in collaboration and consultation with the her and us as her family.
 
Responsibilities:
•Facilitate relationships amongst classmates and dorm mates, when supporting her participation in community activities and community living situations (dorm life)
•Support our daughter in preparing and planning for independent living such as self care, budgeting, scheduling, organizing transportation, and managing other household tasks (cleaning, shopping and meal prep, laundry)
•Support our daughter to build her skills related to living independently, and to have the necessary support tools/resources to be successful
•Support our daughter to consider and learn the cause and effect impact of decisions, and make responsible choices accordingly
•Actively collaborate with us as her family
 
Our Ideal candidate will possess:
•Outgoing personality, a good sense of humor & proven leadership skills
•Excellent communication, interpersonal, collaborative, and organizational skills
•Can work effectively both independently and collaboratively
•Ability to mentor and model responsibility and problem solving skills
•Ability to problem solve problems creatively and pro-actively, and demonstrates flexibility
•Demonstrates a commitment to inclusion
•Knowledge of community resources available to support participation and inclusion within the community
•A valid Class 5 driver’s license; access to a reliable vehicle, applicable insurance
•Recent Police Check (within the last 6 months)
 
Persons with experience with one on one support and an educational, psychology, nursing or social work background would strongly be encouraged to apply. Previous support for persons with disabilities would be an asset.
 
Details:
•Hours of work may be day or evening, and may also require some weekend availability
•This is a part-time position (up to 20 hours/week) with a mid August start date.
•Current criminal record clearance is required and personal vehicle is required
•Only applicants who are short-listed will be contacted.
 
An industry competitive salary is offered.The successful candidate will be directly employed by our family.Consequently, our name as the employer is not published for confidentiality reasons.If you are interested in lending your skills and talents to making a real difference, submit a detailed cover letter outlining any previous experience with people with developmental disabilities and your resume to kindwards@shaw.ca

Scotia Personnel Ltd (Various Opportunities) - Deadlines - see website
Scotia Personnel Ltd. is a Canadian company which has been in business over thirty years. Scotia Personnel Ltd in conjunction with its overseas partners, provides a spectrum of personnel services, educational opportunities, job opportunities and cultural exchange opportunities, nationally and/or internationally.
 
Employment opportunities may include:
  • au pair opportunities
  • summer camp worker
  • international hotel work
  • in home childcare worker
  • teaching english
  • elder in home care
Visit website for more information.
 
Employer name: Scotia Personnel Ltd
Contact person: Marilyn VanSnick
Address: 6045 Cherry St Halifax NS B3H 2K4
 
How to Apply: Representative for interview/information sessions in your area.
Please contact for further details.
Phone: (902) 422-1455.
Email: info@scotia-personnel-ltd.com
Visit website at: www.scotia-personnel-ltd.com
Visit our Facebook at: www.facebook.com/scotiapersonnel
Child & Youth Care Workers - Deadlines - Nov 15/19 or until suitable candidates found
Unlimited Potential Community Services (UP) is a non-profit charitable society that has been providing quality support and treatment since 1987. Our goal is to restore stability and hope in the lives of children, youth, adults, and families so they can achieve personal independence and family unity. UP believes cultural tradition is an important part of mental wellness, so we incorporate the culture and traditions of our clients wherever possible. UP invites applicants who are passionate about providing quality support to our clients through a culturally sensitive approach and helping us to work together towards our goal to support each child and family to reach their full potential.

Program overview: At UP we provide ongoing group care treatment services and educational programs to children and youth with emotional, behavioral, and/or psychiatric difficulties (including FASD and mental health concerns). Our clients at this specific location range from 7-12 years of age, and live in a group home, therapeutic setting. We are looking for an individual who has a passion for working with these vulnerable children, becoming their role model and teaching them life skills through various activities.
 
Position overview: This position ensures that the therapeutic and social environment is safe and secure so that individual service plans are developed, followed and meet the individual needs of the youth and their families. As a primary care provider, the position is relied on to continuously evaluate individual service plans, monitor and record behaviors, oversee and arrange for daily activities and provide input to the service team based on observations and direct interaction with the children.
Our values are integrity, respect, excellence, humility and relationships. If you meet the entrance criteria, hold similar values and are looking to join a dynamic team that works hard to empower and support children, youth and families, please submit your resume and cover letter to Human Resources at opportunities@upcs.org or fill out an Application here.
F/T CYCW - Edmonton/Stony Plain, AB
F/T CYCW - Central, AB
Casual CYCW - Edmonton/Stony Plain, AB
Casual CYCW - Central, AB
Shift Leader CYCW - Red Deer, AB
F/T Indigenous Engagement Specialist - Central Area, AB
F/T Live In Transitional Support Worker - Edmonton, AB 
 
UP is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a safe, inclusive environment for people of all cultures and backgrounds; all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.
 
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those applicants under consideration will be contacted.
 
Child Development Assistant/Worker/Supervisor - Deadline - until suitable candidate found
Child Development Assistant/Worker/Supervisor

Company:Funshine
Application Deadline:
(Students from the Child Development Level 1, 2 or 3
(Assistant, Worker or Supervisor) program are encouraged to apply)

Job Location:Mundare, AB
Position Type:Part-time

Contact Information:
Name:Michelle - Director
Address:5223 50 St, Mundare, AB T0B 3H0
Ph:(780) 764-2272
Email:funshine.cdc.mundare@gmail.com

Job Description:
Funshine CDC is looking for someone to join our team!
Located in Mundare, our small daycare is filled to the brim with smiling faces which means we are looking for a First Aid Level C/AED certified Child Development Assistant, Worker or Supervisor!
Benefits are available after a 3 month probationary period.

If you're interested, please email your resume to Michelle at Funshine.CDC.Mundare@gmail.com

Job Start Date:Immediately

Application Requirements: Resume
How to Apply: In person or Email
Children's Outreach Workers - Deadline - ongoing
Apply online to competition number 18-093
 
Children's Outreach Worker - Lloydminster, AB
Apply online to competition number 18-090 
Full-time Child Youth Care Worker - Deadline - Oct 11/19
Full Time Child Youth Care Worker - Wetaskiwin, AB

Unlimited Potential Community Services (UP) is a non-profit charitable society that has been providing quality support and treatment since 1987. Our goal is to restore stability and hope in the lives of children, youth, adults, and families so they can achieve personal independence and family unity. UP believes cultural tradition is an important part of mental wellness, so we incorporate the culture and traditions of our clients wherever possible. UP invites applicants who are passionate about providing quality support to our clients through a culturally sensitive approach and helping us to work together towards our goal to support each child and family to reach their full potential.

Program overview: At UP we provide ongoing group care treatment services and educational programs to children and youth with emotional, behavioral, and/or psychiatric difficulties (including FASD and mental health concerns). Our clients, who range from 13-18 years of age, live in a group home, therapeutic setting. We are looking for an individual who has a passion for working with these vulnerable youth, becoming their role model and teaching them life skills through various activities.

Position overview: This position ensures that the therapeutic and social environment is safe and secure so that individual service plans are developed, followed and meet the individual needs of the youth and their families. As a primary care provider, the position is relied on to continuously evaluate individual service plans, build relationships with clients, monitor and record behaviors, oversee and arrange for daily activities and provide input to the service team based on observations and direct interaction with the youth.

The ideal candidate will possess:
•Knowledge and understanding of Indigenous culture, customs and beliefs;
•Passion for working with children, youth and families;
•Understanding of current and emerging issues of importance to Indigenous people and communities;
•Good understanding of health issues affecting youth and adults, such as FASD, drug and alcohol addictions, intergenerational trauma, mental health, suicide and other mental and behavioural issues;
•Good understanding of cultural differences and how they impact treatment approaches for children and youth;
•Good verbal and written communication skills with proven organizational and documentation skills;
•Able to work well in a team environment with the ability to handle stressful situations in a non-confrontational, problem solving manner is required.

Qualifications/Experience: Must have a diploma/degree in Child Youth Care, Social Work (if education is in Social Work, must be registered Social Worker with the Alberta College of Social Workers) education or related field. Previous experience working with children, youth and families would be a definite asset.

Other requirements: A current, clear Police Information Check (vulnerable sector included) and Child Intervention Record Check, both dated within the last 6 months. A valid AB driver’s licence (minimum class 5) and current driver's abstract (no more than 6 demerits). Must be willing to work shifts, sometimes alone and weekends.

Salary & Benefits: Salary Range is $43,379.00 - $61,508.00 annually (salary commensurate with education and experience). We provide full-time employees with a 100% employer paid health benefits package (which includes vision, dental and prescription drug coverage, massage therapy, etc.) and a 100% employer paid R.R.S.P. equaling 3% of annual salary. We also offer free courses and workshops in-house for all of our employees.

Closing Date: October 3, 2019 or until suitable applicant found
Our values are integrity, respect, excellence, humility and relationships. If you meet the entrance criteria, hold similar values and are looking to join a dynamic team that works hard to empower and support children, youth and families, please submit your Resume and Cover Letter to Human Resources at opportunities@upcs.org or fill out an Application here.

UP is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a safe, inclusive environment for people of all cultures and backgrounds; all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.
 
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those applicants under consideration will be contacted.
Full-time Child Youth Care Worker - Deadline - Oct 11/19
Full Time Child Youth Care Worker - Edmonton/Stony Plain, AB

Unlimited Potential Community Services (UP)
is a non-profit charitable society that has been providing quality support and treatment since 1987. Our goal is to restore stability and hope in the lives of children, youth, adults, and families so they can achieve personal independence and family unity. UP believes cultural tradition is an important part of mental wellness, so we incorporate the culture and traditions of our clients wherever possible. UP invites applicants who are passionate about providing quality support to our clients through a culturally sensitive approach and helping us to work together towards our goal to support each child and family to reach their full potential.

Program overview: At UP we provide ongoing group care treatment services and educational programs to children and youth with emotional, behavioral, and/or psychiatric difficulties (including FASD and mental health concerns). Our clients, who range from 6-12 years of age, live in a group home, therapeutic setting. We are looking for an individual who has a passion for working with these vulnerable children/youth, becoming their role model and teaching them life skills through various activities.

Position overview: This position ensures that the therapeutic and social environment is safe and secure so that individual service plans are developed, followed and meet the individual needs of the youth and their families. As a primary care provider, the position is relied on to continuously evaluate individual service plans, monitor and record behaviors, oversee and arrange for daily activities and provide input to the service team based on observations and direct interaction with the children/youth.

The ideal candidate will possess:
•Passion for working with children, youth and families;
•Good understanding of health issues affecting youth and adults, such as FASD, drug and alcohol addictions, intergenerational trauma, mental health, suicide and other mental and behavioural challenges;
•Knowledge and understanding of Indigenous culture, customs and beliefs;
•Understanding of current and emerging issues of importance to Indigenous people and communities;
•Good understanding of health issues affecting youth and adults, such as FASD, drug and alcohol addictions, intergenerational trauma, mental health, suicide and other mental and behavioural issues;
•Good understanding of cultural differences and how they impact treatment approaches for children and youth;
•Good verbal and written communication skills with proven organizational and documentation skills;
•Able to work well in a team environment with the ability to handle stressful situations in a non-confrontational, problem solving manner is required.

Qualifications/Experience: Must have a diploma/degree in Child Youth Care, Social Work (if education is in Social Work, must be registered Social Worker with the Alberta College of Social Workers) education or related field. Previous experience working with children, youth and families would be a definite asset.

Other requirements: A current, clear Police Information Check (vulnerable sector included) and Child Intervention Record Check, both dated within the last 6 months. A valid AB driver’s licence (minimum class 5) and current driver's abstract (no more than 6 demerits). Must be willing to work shifts, sometimes alone and weekends.

Salary & Benefits: Salary Range is $44,657.00 - $62,786.00 annually (salary commensurate with education and experience). We provide full-time employees with a 100% employer paid health benefits package (which includes vision, dental and prescription drug coverage, massage therapy, etc.) and a 100% employer paid RRSP equaling 3% of annual salary. We also offer free courses and workshops in-house for all of our employees.

Closing Date: Open until suitable candidate found.
 
Our values are integrity, respect, excellence, humility and relationships. If you meet the entrance criteria, hold similar values and are looking to join a dynamic team that works hard to empower and support children, youth and families, please submit your Resume and Cover Letter to Human Resources at opportunities@upcs.org or fill out an Application here.

UP is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a safe, inclusive environment for people of all cultures and backgrounds; all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those applicants under consideration will be contacted.
 
Casual Child Youth Care Worker - Deadline - Oct 11/19
Casual Child Youth Care Worker – Edmonton and Stony Plain Area, AB

MpowR provides supports to organizations and individuals in the Human Services Sector. As a non-profit charitable organization, we pride ourselves on delivering our services with integrity and a high standard of quality. We provide third party administrative support, accounting, IT, human resources, including casual staffing, professional development, clinical services and property maintenance to empower organizations to run at peak efficiency.

MpowR is under contract to provide all Casual Child and Youth Care Workers to Unlimited Potential Community Services’ Group Care program. Currently we are recruiting for central Alberta locations in Wetaskiwin, Ponoka and Red Deer.

Program overview: Child Youth Support Services (CYSS) aim to provide help with agencies’ short term coverage for vacations, sick leaves and other vacancies which enables agencies to be prepared for short staffing.

Position overview: Reporting to the Manager of Program Supports and Professional Development, casual Child Youth Care Workers receive direct “in the moment supervision” while on shifts by the full time staff or management of the program they are working in.

The ideal candidate will possess:
•Knowledge and understanding of Indigenous culture, customs and beliefs;
•Passion for working with children, youth and families;
•Understanding of current and emerging issues of importance to Indigenous people and communities;
•Knowledge of Cree language or one of the other Indigenous languages in Treaty 6, 7 or 8 Traditional Territories and/or Metis Settlements will be a definite asset;
•Good understanding of health issues affecting youth and adults, such as FASD, drug and alcohol addictions, intergenerational trauma, mental health, suicide and other mental and behavioural issues;
•Good understanding of cultural differences and how they impact treatment approaches for children and youth;
•Good verbal and written communication skills with proven organizational and documentation skills;
•Able to work well in a team environment with the ability to handle stressful situations in a non-confrontational, problem solving manner is required.

Qualifications/Experience: Must have a diploma/degree in Child Youth Care, Social Work (if education is in Social Work, must be registered Social Worker with the Alberta College of Social Workers) education or related field. Previous experience working with children, youth and families would be a definite asset.

Other requirements: A current, clear Police Information Check and Intervention Record Check, both within the last six months. Valid AB driver’s licence and current driver's abstract (no more than 6 demerits). Must be willing to work shifts, sometimes alone and weekends.

Pay rate: $19.72/hour plus 4% vacation pay. We also offer free courses and workshops in-house for all of our employees.

Our values are integrity, innovation, collaboration, empowerment, customer service and accountability. If you meet the entrance criteria, hold similar values and are looking to join a dynamic team that works hard to empower and support children, youth and families, please clearly indicate which position you are applying for and submit your Resume and Cover Letter to Human Resources at opportunities@mpowrsupports.org or fill out an Application here.

MPOWR is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a safe, inclusive environment for people of all cultures and backgrounds; all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.


We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those applicants under consideration will be contacted.
Casual Child Youth Care Worker - Deadline - Oct 11/19
Casual Child Youth Care Worker - Ponoka/Red Deer/Wetaskiwin, AB

MpowR provides supports to organizations and individuals in the Human Services Sector. As a non-profit charitable organization, we pride ourselves on delivering our services with integrity and a high standard of quality. We provide third party administrative support, accounting, IT, human resources, including casual staffing, professional development, clinical services and property maintenance to empower organizations to run at peak efficiency.

MpowR is under contract to provide all Casual Child and Youth Care Workers to Unlimited Potential Community Services’ Group Care program. Currently we are recruiting for central Alberta locations in Wetaskiwin, Ponoka and Red Deer.

Program overview: Child Youth Support Services (CYSS) aim to provide help with agencies’ short term coverage for vacations, sick leaves and other vacancies which enables agencies to be prepared for short staffing.

Position overview: Reporting to the Manager of Program Supports and Professional Development, casual Child Youth Care Workers receive direct “in the moment supervision” while on shifts by the full time staff or management of the program they are working in.

The ideal candidate will possess:
•Knowledge and understanding of Indigenous culture, customs and beliefs;
•Passion for working with children, youth and families;
•Understanding of current and emerging issues of importance to Indigenous people and communities;
•Knowledge of Cree language or one of the other Indigenous languages in Treaty 6, 7 or 8 Traditional Territories and/or Metis Settlements will be a definite asset;
•Good understanding of health issues affecting youth and adults, such as FASD, drug and alcohol addictions, intergenerational trauma, mental health, suicide and other mental and behavioural issues;
•Good understanding of cultural differences and how they impact treatment approaches for children and youth;
•Good verbal and written communication skills with proven organizational and documentation skills;
•Able to work well in a team environment with the ability to handle stressful situations in a non-confrontational, problem solving manner is required.

Qualifications/Experience: Must have a diploma/degree in Child Youth Care, Social Work (if education is in Social Work, must be registered Social Worker with the Alberta College of Social Workers) education or related field. Previous experience working with children, youth and families would be a definite asset.

Other requirements: A current, clear Police Information Check and Intervention Record Check, both within the last six months. Valid AB driver’s licence and current driver's abstract (no more than 6 demerits). Must be willing to work shifts, sometimes alone and weekends.

Pay rate: $19.72/hour plus 4% vacation pay. We also offer free courses and workshops in-house for all of our employees.

Our values are integrity, innovation, collaboration, empowerment, customer service and accountability. If you meet the entrance criteria, hold similar values and are looking to join a dynamic team that works hard to empower and support children, youth and families, please clearly indicate which position you are applying for and submit your Resume and Cover Letter to Human Resources at opportunities@mpowrsupports.org or fill out an Application here.

MPOWR is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a safe, inclusive environment for people of all cultures and backgrounds; all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those applicants under consideration will be contacted.
What Students Say
With the Student-Managed Farm you learn to be accountable for what you’re doing and the choices you make. You get an understanding of what it’s like to be out in industry or on a farm making decisions that count.

– Anthony Biglieni

Agribusiness Class of 2006

What Alumni Say
Lakeland College has been a integral partner in growing our own through the school of business. As an alumnus of the college, I have first-hand learning experience in the school of business. The professors welcome Servus Credit Union to facilitate classes in the Business Ethics course each year.

– Sandi Unruh

Senior Human Resources Consultant

What Faculty & Staff Say
Vertex has had great experience bringing on students from Lakeland College. We have found the Bachelor of Applied Science (Environmental Management) program to provide students with good academic knowledge of the environmental industry and the criteria that governs the land reclamation

– Sean Fuller B.Sc., P.Ag.

Vice President, Environmental Services, Vertex.

What Alumni Say
There is no way I would be where I am today without Lakeland College. It inspired me to be a better person and to get a job in something I love doing. I am so thankful I had such a great experience at Lakeland and I hope future students do as well.

– Danielle Gaboury

Business studies, Class of 2016.

What Students Say
I recommend the UT program to people all the time. The smaller setting Lakeland offers, is very conducive to learning. It's less intimidating than the larger universities and allows for more class interactions and discussions

– Kelly Mykytuk

2nd year UT student, 2017-18

What Alumni Say
Choosing to attend Lakeland College was one of the best decisions that I’ve made in my life so far. The welcoming and friendly Lakeland environment encourages a place of excellence, and fosters the ability to be successful not only in school, but in life.

– Mariah Van’t Hof

University Transfer, Class of 2015

What Alumni Say
I have loved my experience at Lakeland. The teachers are personable, and quick to share about their own experiences. They encouraged me to run with my own ideas and see what would happen; they got excited about my designs, which gave me the confidence to do my best and be more creative.

– Payton Ramstead

Class of 2016, Interior Design student.

What Alumni Say
At Lakeland College you are guaranteed to have time out of the classroom where you can put everything you learned together and actually see that what you’re learning is relevant.

– Alisa Brace

Animal Health Technology, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
The friendships I made, the experiences we were provided with, and the welcoming atmosphere of the Vermilion Campus made my time at Lakeland extremely valuable and memorable

– Grayden Kay

Animal Science & Agribusiness, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
Lakeland College was a learning environment unlike any other school. It allows students to learn beyond the classroom, and staff and faculty genuinely want to see students succeed. It’s a place where you can feel comfortable asking questions and where everyone has a place and fits in.

– Carson Reid

Agribusiness, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
The instructors were the highlight of my time at Lakeland. It made a huge impact on my college experience to have instructors who challenged, encouraged, and believed in me.

– Jessica Cadrain

Child & Youth Care, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
At the beginning of my first year, I was really stressed out as I felt I had no artistic ability. But with the instruction and time put in by the interior design faculty, I was able to develop my artistic abilities. Now I am fully confident in and exceeding well in the artistic side of this career!

– Naomi Mason

Interior Design Technology, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
I just feel like you get the best education at Lakeland, especially from the time that the instructors can actually spend with you. I like the class sizes too – everything’s been great about my Lakeland experience.

– Dean Coulson

Heavy Equipment Technician, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
I do give Lakeland College credit for reigniting my interest and even preparing me for Miss Rodeo Canada. Lakeland helped me to grow enough to have the confidence to think I could take on that role and become that person. I think that I have and I am really grateful for that

– Ali Mullin

Agribusiness, class of 2014, former Miss Rodeo Canada.

What Alumni Say
I feel the professors at Lakeland actually prepared me for the profession. It’s impossible to be just a number here when there are 12 students in all of your classes. When the school advertised small class sizes, they actually meant it.

– Stephen Mark Visser

Real Estate Appraisal and Assessment, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
I was involved in the president’s gala in April where I was an emcee for the evening, it was a great experience, and I had a lot of fun doing it and would recommend it to everyone.”

– Lucas Tetreault

HOPE Power Engineering, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
I would recommend Lakeland College for the simple fact that it's for everybody. As a mature student who went back to school much later than his 18th year, I was immediately accepted, and not ostracized in the least

– Donald James Shaw

Accounting Major, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
All the hands-on learning was great and very helpful once placed into the industry. Having clients leave with a smile after each service assured me that I was in the right field of work. I would recommend Lakeland to anyone.

– Courtnee Coolidge

Esthetician, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
The professors care so much about their students at Lakeland and are able to know each and every one of them by name, so much so that they are able to nominate a ton of students for awards.

– Stephanie Wakefeild

University Transfer, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
They really put you in the lead at Lakeland. Lakeland cares about its students, empowers them, and gives them opportunities to achieve their goals. I don’t see Lakeland as a stepping stone or a first step – I see it as a bridge and an integral part of my education.

– Alyssa Wells

University Transfer, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
I wanted to get experience in the field of assessment as it would give me exposure to what it’s like day to day. It was an invaluable experience as I find it hard to imagine what it would be like working in a particular field or area until I’m doing the work.

– Sheldon Farrell

Real estate appraisal and assessment, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
In the campus spa, they give you time to work with each client so nothing is rushed and you’re able to concentrate on providing the best service you can to your client.

– Daphney Couturier

Esthetician, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
It’s going to be a lot easier to start our first jobs having this experience and having been able to build our confidence in the campus spa. I love that we get to have this opportunity.

– Darby Watchel

Esthetician, Class of 2017.

What Employers Say
Lakeland is a great place to find employees. The college provides real world training that equips soon-to-be employees with knowledge and people skills that are highly sought after in the agriculture industry these days.

– Dustin Dinwoodie

Key Account Manager – Western Canada Arysta LifeScience

What Alumni Say
The hands-on field trips, quality of education i received, professors who are invested in your success, and all the friends I made. I exceeded my academic expectations and I also had a lot of fun. If i had to do it all over gain, i would choose Lakeland!

– Nicole (Audet) Pysh

Class of 2006, Environmental Protection & Class of 2008, Applied Environmental Degree