• Saskatoon SK

Albert Surjik

Direct Support Worker / Community Organizer

Work History (2012-2015)

Work History

Direct Support Worker

Apr 2014 - Present
Saskatoon Alternative Initiatives

Working without supervision in a high trust position, responsible for wellbeing of disabled individual. Responsible for administering medication, preparing food, bathing, and otherwise assisting a disabled individual in his daily life. Includes writing detailed reports of individuals wellbeing, communicating with family, and following the individual through any challenges they face.

Direct Support Worker

2015 - Present
Autism Services

Responsibility includes caring for two individuals in their home, providing emotional and social support as well as meal preparation, communication with family and work, and helping them integrate into their community.

Marketing and Administration

2013 - 2014
Oceanic Experience Wellness (now FloatYXE)

Assisted in the promoting and administering a small business in its'  initial stages of existence. Responsible for social media, writing copy for website, communicating with clients, and assisting with the day to day operation of the business.

Discussion Facilitator and Health Liason

Jan 2012 - Feb 2012
Planned Parenthood

Worked as contractor facilitating discussions with elementary and high school students on the topic of sexual assault and health in conjunction with traveling theatre piece. Met with health educators, school principals, and teachers to discuss strategies for improving sexual health education and for sharing resources.

● Worked in schools with minimal supervision

● Facilitated discussions with groups varying in age from 11-20

● Discussed topics such as consent, self-respect, substance abuse, and healthy choices

● Worked on 17 different reserves and towns in the span of 3 weeks

Education

Education

Applied Carpentry Certificate

SIAST Kelsey Campus

Gained working knowledge of Carpentry, including certification on tool use, safety information, as well as more advanced courses.

G.E.D

2010 - 2014
SIAST Wascana Campus

Received special commendation from provincial education office.