Salary: $19.45 /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.
At CVS we pride ourselves in our work. On a daily basis, we work to create the conditions that make for a better quality of life for the people we support. We need staff who are creative, values-based, and respectful. In return, we create a flexible and fun environment so that our employees can thrive and have the freedom to help change people’s lives. As an employer, we strive to be responsive, respectful and open.
*We have Casual positions available supporting 2 adults in their own home in Surrey.
Shift hours are generally
8am-3pm and 3pm-10pm
Compensation: $19.45 hourly to start
The residents would prefer someone who:
* is energetic and highly motivated
* has a love for cooking
* can support them in their community based activities
* can coordinate and plan their parties and social events
* has respect and support for their strong family values
The Residential Support Worker (RSW) strives to create a warm and comfortable home atmosphere that fosters a sense of belonging and empowerment for the individuals who live in the residence. As part of an effective team, the RSW ensures the well being of each 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 people served with life skills training and self management. Assisting residents in planning activities and facilitating physical, recreational, and educational activities.
Fostering positive, collaborative and professional relationships, in all environments
Ensuring the general maintenance, upkeep, safety and security of the home
*Experience with individuals who use a wheelchair for mobility is preferred.
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 4 driver's license (or willingness to obtain as soon as possible, we will pay the cost) is required.
Please forward brief cover letter and resume.