604-939-8070 info@communityventures.ca 2322 St. John's Street, Port Moody, V3H 2A9

Community Support Worker

Hours:  Casual or Permanent, Monday-Friday 9am-3:30pm

Wage: $21.63 (to start)

Location: Tri-Cities (Port Moody, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam)

About Community Ventures Society:

At Community Ventures Society (CVS) we strive to provide person-centred support to adults and children who have developmental disabilities by helping them connect with their community and take advantage of opportunities to have a meaningful life.

Job Description:

The Community Support Worker supports adults with developmental abilities in our Community Inclusion program. The successful candidate will be supporting people with various activities including, but not limited to:

  • Supporting individuals to find and retain paid employment
  • Teaching life skills aligned with personal and employment goals
  • Supporting individuals to run their own social enterprises
  • Supporting and encouraging independence and self-determination
  • Recreational and leisure activities such as swimming, hiking and many more
  • Facilitating community inclusion and relationship building
  • Teaching and facilitating effective communication

What you bring to the job:

  • Experience working with individuals who have developmental disabilities
  • A class 5 driver’s license (willing to obtain a class 4 license) and your own reliable vehicle
  • Current First Aid training (or willingness to obtain)
  • A clean driving and criminal record
  • Must be willing to learn about and implement Trauma-Informed Support plans, Positive Behaviour Supports, and MANDT
  • The ability to connect and communicate with the individuals we serve in a respectful way and be supportive of the needs of the individuals
  • A positive attitude

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
  • Paid vacation
  • Employee wellness and recognition programs
  • Counseling

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