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Summer Support Worker Community Living North Perth Listowel, ON $15 an hour – Full-time, Temporary, Contract

To provide individualized supports to individuals with a developmental disability between the ages 14-21 yrs. To provide these individuals with opportunities to experience a “typical” teenage summer concentrating on increasing independence in the area of recreation, volunteerism and employment. Such opportunities will be inclusive and appeal to the interests of the individual. All supports provided will be focused on the building of relationships.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • ¨Student presently enrolled in College/University or entering
  • College/University in September
  • ¨Minimum grade 12
  • ¨Valid ‘G’ drivers’ license
  • ¨Desire to pursue education in the Social Services field
  • ¨Experience working with persons with a developmental disability
  • ¨CPR & First Aid
  • ¨Knowledge of the Community of North Perth

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To provide support in accessing and participating in community activities and employment
  • ¨ To liaise and work together with families and individuals supported in ensuring that individual needs and goals are met
  • ¨¨ To provide assistance to youth who have been labeled with a developmental disability to experience summer activities that all youth enjoy
  • ¨ To maintain as confidential, all required records, individual and agency related information
  • ¨Complete all necessary office work (support logs, track mileage & expenses, weekly car checks)
  • ¨Hours of work to be flexible in accordance with the needs of the participants
  • ¨Respect and be actively supportive of the choices people make
  • ¨Be a strong advocate for the people supported
  • ¨Provide the creative supports necessary to assist people in achieving their goals/dreams
  • ¨Work closely with teams of support workers to enhance and improve the supports provided
  • Display a positive and respectful attitude towards others when representing Community Living North Perth
  • ¨All staff are required to sign a confidentiality document and provide a satisfactory criminal reference check
  • Other duties as assigned

Contract length: 8 weeks

Application deadline: 2021-06-04

Expected start date: 2021-06-28

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: $15.00 per hour

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

COVID-19 considerations:
Community Living requires all staff to wear a surgical face mask while supporting individuals and complete a screening assessment at the beginning and end of each shift

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