Salary: $21.92 /hour
About Community Ventures Society:
Community Ventures Society (CVS) is a small non-profit agency providing services to adults with developmental disabilities and children & youth with special needs since 1978. CVS strives to create inclusive communities where people belong and help those that we support to choose how they live their lives through advocacy, innovation, and collaboration.
The Residential Youth Support Worker position entails supporting a young woman with diverse abilities, in the comfort of her own home. She enjoys activities such as hiking and going to the mall. The resident you would be working with is looking for someone who is energetic and loves being outside and active. The successful candidate will be taking this individual out on community based activities, assisting in planning their social events, as well as assisting her in her home (this includes cooking, cleaning, homework etc).
What you bring to the job:
You have experience working with youth in care, a class 5 driver's license and your own reliable vehicle, current First Aid training, and a clean driving and criminal record. You are willing to learn about and implement Trauma Informed Support behavioural plans, Positive Behaviour Supports, and MANDT. You must also possess the ability to connect and communicate with the individuals we serve in a respectful way, and be supportive of the needs of the individuals.
What CVS Offers:
CVS appreciates and encourages diversity within our staff team, supports staff to further their education and training, and provides opportunities for advancement. CVS also offers our employees additional elements as part of their compensation including:
- Competitive benefits
- Computer purchase program
- Access to corporate cell phone rates
- Paid vacation
Community Ventures Society (CVS) respects and appreciates our community’s different cultures, backgrounds, orientations and abilities. At CVS, we are committed to fostering and supporting teams of people that reflect this diversity.
Our work culture values and honours differences; promotes dignity, equality and diversity; and encourages people to develop and maximize their true potential. Community Ventures Society welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, national origin or disability.