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Community Living North Grenville is a local organization founded by families and friends of individuals with an intellectual disability. Community Living North Grenville advocates for, promotes and facilitates the full participation, inclusion and citizenship of people who have an intellectual disability.

Responsibilities:

•Complete duties related to lawn and garden care at 8 different homes owned by Community Living North Grenville •Demonstrated ability to operate small motorized equipment (push mower, weed eater, riding mower) and use safe work practices •Complete minor home maintenance related tasks •Provide support to front-line staff and to persons with an intellectual disability •Participate in achieving meaningful outcomes and leisure & recreation opportunities under direct supervision of a Community Living North Grenville Staff Member •Demonstrate a respectful relationship with each individual which recognizes their rights as citizens and promotes dignity and well-being •Demonstrate positive and professional relationships with other association staff, families, volunteers, advocates, employers, and other agency staff

Qualifications:

•Currently enrolled in High School or entering college/university •Strong commitment to community and to advocating for full participation for supported individuals •Must be a team player and develop, promote, and sustain respectful relationships Hours of Work and Start Date: •21 hours per week (3 days per week, 7 hours per day) •Positions will be 8 weeks in length and will begin in July

Pay:

•Minimum wage plus 4% vacation pay on each cheque.

Applications may be forwarded to: Virginia McFadden- Human Resources Manager at vmcfadden@clnorthgrenville.ca by June 5, 2019.

Community Living North Grenville is committed to a candidate selection process that is inclusive and barrier free. In order to ensure candidates are assessed in a fair and equitable manner, accommodations will be provided to prospective employees in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Human Rights Code.

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Community Living North Grenville looks for potential employees with exceptional values, respect and a strong commitment to supporting individuals with an intellectual disability to become full participating members of our Community.

Community Living North Grenville prides itself on being an equal opportunity employer and promotes a healthy and respectful work environment.

Available positions will be posted below. We encourage you to check our website periodically, as we will post new opportunities when they arise. If you would like to send us your resume for future consideration, please use the submit resume button in the left sub menu.

Thank you for your interest in Community Living North Grenville.

Job Posting: Direct Support Professional

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Job Summary

Other similar job titles include Residential Support Worker, Support Worker, Developmental Support Worker, and Developmental Services Worker. Responsibilities: Facilitates support for individuals based on self-directed support plans. Demonstrates a respectful relationship with each individual which recognizes their rights as citizens and promotes dignity and wellbeing. Supports individuals to develop decision making skills, exercise choices, and assume responsibilities and reasonable risk that promote inclusion in the community. Involves individuals and their advocates in the decision making process. Is aware of the unique strengths, needs and preferences of each individual, particularly as it relates to an individual’s goals and aspirations. Works with support services, landlords, volunteers, and community groups to provide support and services, as required. Supports each individual to participate in the cultural, spiritual, recreational, leisure, and education activities in the community. Provides personal care as required. Supports individuals to make informed choices in all areas as needed including healthy lifestyle (nutrition, diet, exercise), budgeting, medical and safety issues. Ensures confidentiality of all information pertaining to people supported, CLNG employees and the Association.

Job Type / Category

Hours of Work: Hours of work vary; therefore applicants must be available to work days, evenings, overnights and weekends.

Pay: $14.00-$22.98 per hour based on the hours of the shifts which have been assigned, as well as the candidate’s education and experience. 4% vacation pay is added to each cheque. Required Education, Skills and Qualifications

Company Profile Community Living North Grenville is a local organization founded by families and friends of individuals with an intellectual disability. Community Living North Grenville advocates for, promotes and facilitates the full participation, inclusion and citizenship of people who have an intellectual disability.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $14.00 to $22.98 /hour

  Qualifications:

Qualifications: Developmental Services Worker (DSW) diploma or related post secondary education at a college or university level (Social Service Worker Diploma, Child and Youth Worker Diploma, Personal Support Worker Diploma). A valid class G driver’s license with safe driving record and access to a personal vehicle is essential. CPI, CPR, and First Aid Training are mandatory. Appropriate experience providing individualized support, and facilitating individual personal outcomes, based on self-directed support planning. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Experience: Direct Support/Personal Care: 1 year (Preferred)

Licence: G Driver's (Required)

  Contact Info.: Contact Virginia McFadden 613-258-7177 vmcfadden@clnorthgrenville.ca
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