Community Support Worker – Weekends

Coquitlam, BC
Part-time
Salary: $20.52 to $23.90 /hour


Community Ventures Society is a small non-profit agency providing services to adults with developmental disabilities and children & youth with special needs.

Our vision is to have inclusive communities where people belong and have opportunities to contribute.

Job Summary

We have a part-time position available supporting a young man in his own community.

Hours:

Sat 10am-4pm Sun 10am-4pm flexible

Compensation: $20.52 hourly to start

The young man you will be supporting uses a wheelchair for mobility. He is a fun loving guy who has a passion for music and is easy to connect with.

Responsibilities and Tasks

Your responsibilities in this position will include supporting and fostering independence, effective communication and community access.
Aiding the individual with life skills training and self management. Assisting in planning activities and facilitating physical, recreational, and educational activities.
Personal care is required.
*Experience with individuals who use a wheelchair for mobility is preferred.

Requirements

Ability to communicate effectively
Ability to be empathetic and supportive of the needs of the individuals served by CVS, families and co-workers
Good organizational and time management skills
High level of initiative and attentiveness required
A clean driver's abstract and criminal record check are required along with current First Aid/CPR certificate.
Class 5 driver's license and reliable vehicle.

What CVS offers:

  • Positive, safe and value-based environment
  • Flexible shifts and fun atmosphere
  • Excellent benefit package
  • Advancement and learning opportunities
  • Appreciation for creativity and diversity

We also offer our employees counselling, a computer purchase program, and access to corporate cell phone rates. Our advancement opportunities include training in Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), Trauma Informed Support, Mandt and Positive Behaviour Supports. In addition, you will have the whole community as a place to connect people and help them to be the best they can be. We recognize our staff for their achievements and we celebrate successes!

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.

We provide reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities throughout the selection process and throughout your career. We focus on ability and we work with candidates to find innovative solutions and support for people of various backgrounds and needs.

Please forward brief cover letter and resume.

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Vacation & paid time off

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