Adult Residential Worker

Coquitlam, BC
Part-time
Salary: $20.52 /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 two part-time positions available supporting an adult in his own home.

Hours:

Monday-Friday 2pm-6pm (20 hrs/week - hours are flexible)

Sat - Sun 2pm-6pm (8 hrs/week - hours are flexible)

Compensation:

$20.52 hourly to start ($21.63 as of April 1)

The residents would prefer someone who:

  • can provide community support
  • is willing to be active and outdoors
  • can assist in meal preparation

The Residential Support Worker (RSW) strives to create a warm and comfortable home atmosphere that fosters a sense of belonging and empowerment for the individual who lives in the residence. As part of an effective team, the RSW ensures the well being the resident and provides opportunities for growth and development in response to the wishes and interests of each individual.

Responsibilities and Tasks:

Your responsibilities in this position will include sustaining a safe and supportive home environment, supporting and fostering independence, effective communication and community access.
Aiding the person served with life skills training and self management.
Ensuring the general maintenance, upkeep, safety and security of the home

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.
A class 5 driver's license is required.

Please forward brief cover letter and resume.

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