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Residential Programs

Residential Care Worker (RCW)

The Supported Living Program is currently seeking qualified/experienced Residential Care Workers to support individuals with disabilities in their homes and in the community. Some of the job duties would be organizing activities (in and out of the home), personal care, cleaning, administering medications, preparing meals and maintaining a homey environment.

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Residential Care Attendant (RCA)

The Independent Living Program is currently seeking qualified/experienced Residential Care Attendants to support individuals with disabilities in their homes and in their community. The residents direct their own care and the homes are not staffed 24/7. Some of the job duties would be aiding in personal care, helping with cleaning and preparing meals, administering medications, report writing, and maintaining a homey environment. All the homes have cats (beware of allergies).

Purpose:

To empower and support people with disabilities as valued, participating citizens in inclusive communities.

Job Description:

Please see the Residential Care Attendant Job Description for more information including qualifications, education and requirements.

To apply:

If you would like to be considered for any currently posted positions or jobs that will be available now, or in the near future, please submit your resume and cover letter to North Shore Disability Resource Centre by email jobs@nsdrc.org or fax: 604.985.7594.


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TO APPLY FOR RESIDENTIAL SERVICES JOBS OR SEND A RESUME

If you would like to be considered for any currently posted RESIDENTIAL CARE ATTENDANT positions or jobs that will be available now, or in the near future, please submit your resume and cover letter to North Shore Disability Resource Centre by email jobs@nsdrc.org or fax: 604.985.7594.

Please see the for more information including qualifications, education and requirements.

If you would like to be considered for any currently posted RESIDENTIAL CARE WORKER positions or jobs that will be available now, or in the near future, please submit your resume and cover letter to North Shore Disability Resource Centre by email jobs@nsdrc.org or fax: 604.985.7594.


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Community Based Services

CBS Support Worker

The Community Based Services department is hiring on a ongoing basis. We are seeking qualified/experienced one-to-one Community Support Workers to support children, youth and adults with developmental disabilities. You will be assisting individuals to achieve individualized goals by supporting them to access community activities, resources, and teaching life skills.

Job Description:

Please see the Community Based Services Worker Job Description for more information including qualifications, education and requirements.

To Apply:

If you would like to be considered for any currently posted positions or jobs that will be available now, or in the near future, complete the CBS Job Application form. You may also submit your resume and cover letter to North Shore Disability Resource Centre by email jobs@nsdrc.org or fax: 604.985.7594.

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES


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Teen and Pre-Teen Program Support Workers

The Teen and Pre-Teen Social Program is currently seeking qualified and experienced support workers to support individuals between the ages of 9 -18 with developmental disabilities to access their community. The program runs on Saturdays afternoons. You will be assisting children and youth to plan and do activities in small peer groups. The program has a strong emphasis on community access, building social relationships, life skills and FUN!

A successful candidate would be someone who is fun, outgoing, energetic, responsible, sports-orientated, with great communication skills, and an ability to facilitate peer interaction and creative goal-based activities.

Job Description:

Please see the Community Based Services Worker-(Teen & PreTeen Program) Job Description for more information including qualifications, education and requirements.

To Apply:

If you would like to be considered for any currently posted positions or jobs that will be available now, or in the near future, complete this application form CBS Job Application. You may also submit your resume and cover letter to North Shore Disability Resource Centre by email jobs@nsdrc.org or fax: 604.985.7594.


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STAGE Program Assistants (Casual)

Supportive Transition Adult Group Education (STAGE) is currently seeking casual program assistants. At STAGE, you will be supporting young adults in a group situation to learn academic, vocational or social skills in the community or at the program site. The program runs from Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm year around.

Job Description:

Please see the STAGE Program Assistant Job Description for more information including qualifications, education and requirements.

To Apply:

If you would like to be considered for any currently posted positions or jobs that will be available now, or in the near future, complete this application form CBS Job Application. You may also submit your resume and cover letter to North Shore Disability Resource Centre by email jobs@nsdrc.org or fax: 604.985.7594.


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Community Support Workers

Position Title: Community Support Worker
Position Status: Regular Part-Time, Union: CUPE Local, 1936
Start Date: August 27, 2018
Compensation: $18.15 – $21.14 per hour; Union membership required
Number of Positions: 6

The North Shore Disability Resource Centre is seeking qualified/experienced Community Support Workers to support children and youth with cognitive disabilities. You will be assisting individuals to achieve individualized goals by supporting them to access community activities, resources, and teaching valuable life skills. During the summer months we offer fun, confidence-raising camp programs to children and youth.

 We are now recruiting qualified individuals to fill the following shifts:

• Competition #517-18-06: Skill building clubs 3:1 ratio
Monday-Thursday 2:30pm-7:30pm; Fridays 3:30pm-8:30pm (25 hours per week) This shift also includes day camps offered during school closures from 8:45am-4:15pm (approximately 12 weeks per year)

• Competition #517-18-07: one to one support
Tuesday 3-6pm, Wednesday 2-6pm, Thursday & Friday 3pm-6pm; Saturday 9:30am-5:30pm (21 hours per week)
This shift also includes day camps offered during school closures from 8:45am-4:15pm (approximately 12 weeks per year)

• Competition #517-18-08: one to one support
Monday & Tuesday 3-6pm, Wednesdays 2-6pm, Thursday & Friday 3pm-6pm; (16 hours per week)
This shift also includes day camps offered during school closures from 8:45am-4:15pm (approximately 12 weeks per year) – 4 positions available

How to Apply: Please see complete CBSWorker Job Description before applying.
Submit your completed application package including competition number, cover letter and resume to:
Attention CBS Hiring Manager
Email: jobs@nsdrc.org
Online: CBS Job Application form
In person: 3158 Mountain Highway North Vancouver BC V7K 2H5
Fax: 604-985-7594


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Behaviour Interventionist and Child Support

We are looking to hire a part-time Behaviour Interventionist to work with an 11-year old boy diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The position will require you to implement behavioural interventions one on one with the individual in the home setting. You will be working under the supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst to implement an intervention program based on the principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis. The current focus is on increasing self-regulation (ex. asking for a break, help, calming routine), social skills, and problem-solving skills. 1-2 sessions per week after school hours or weekends.

We are also looking or someone to do respite care with the same client. This client enjoys a variety of activities such as basketball, laser tag, rock climbing, skiing and of course video games. During these sessions, we are hoping you are able to make sure that the client eats his meals on time, and follows a set schedule.

Please email: HJ_Walker_2000@yahoo.com


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Volunteer – Disabled Community Connection Network

About the Position

Disabled Community Connection Network (DCCN) is a monthly communication and information group for people of all ages (16+) with any disability. This group is hosted by the North Shore Disability Resource Centre. This group is facilitated by and for people with disabilities. We are looking for assistance with assisting with room set up and providing support to participants when needed.

Responsibilities

-Assist with setting up the room before session and assist with clean up after session
-Assist with getting and giving out food and drinks
-Assist with registration (keeping track of sign in sheet and making sure participants sign in)
-Occasionally meeting and directing participants
-Engaging with participants and making sure they are comfortable and fully able to participate. If they require anything letting the facilitators know

What we would like from you

Physically able to assist with room setup and clean up
Aged 13 or over?
Open mind to people with a variety of different disabilities
Previous experience with disabled individuals and or education of disability issues
Comfortability with various mobility devices, speech devices, and any other disability aids
Availability From 3:00 pm- 6:30 pm every third Thursday of every month

If Interested Please Contact: S.Francis@nsdrc.org


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EMPLOYMENT SPECIALIST

The North Shore Disability Resource Centre (NSDRC) provides programs and services for people with disabilities. We believe that everyone should be able to participate as active members of their community – communities that value inclusion are committed to creating opportunities for all.

The Community Based Services department is currently seeking a qualified/experienced Employment Specialist to work 24 hours per week.

START DATE: IMMEDIATELY

DUTIES INCLUDE:
• Complete participant intakes.
• Provide functional assessments/needs determination.
• Assist participants to develop and implement an employment plan.
• Assist participants in the career decision making process.
• Survey employment abilities, transferable skills, values and interests.
• Identify and assess employment barriers, needs, and external issues.
• Review assessments and reports as necessary.
• Assess and support the participant’s internal/external support network.
• Assist job seekers with such matters as job readiness skills, job search strategies, and interview skills. Conduct modules on career development and facilitate job club activities.
• Assess need for assistance from additional support services or systems and make referrals
• Confer with the Director of Community Based Services to identify employers who match the job seeker’s interests and abilities, whether through supported or customized employment approaches.
• Prepare job seekers for, and support them during the interview process, if requested
• Liaise with employer to facilitate an effective orientation and employment success.
• Assist with onsite training, as needed, in order to facilitate independent competency. Develop strategies to integrate the job seeker into the workforce, including integration in the workplace team and culture.
• Provide follow-up to job seekers and their employers and, where required, identify and address the need for modifications and/or accommodations at the worksite.
• Ensures service standards to job seekers to reflect funding, organizational and legal expectations.
• Promotes cooperation and communication between job seekers, families, advocates, volunteers, community agencies, vocational placements, and professional support staff
• Ensures that job seekers are actively and respectfully included in all aspects of their transition to employment.
• Advocates for the job seeker’s desires and choices.
• Support job seekers to obtain and maintain paid employment.
• Acts as liaison with the community and promotes community involvement.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Graduate or certificate/diploma in human sciences or combination of education and experience in employment counseling OR experience in business.
• Knowledge of Employment Standards Act.
• Knowledge of Charter of Rights.
• Knowledge of people with disabilities.
• Knowledge of the local labour market and employment opportunities
• Be able to work independently and within a team.
• Must be flexible based on the needs of the participant/employer and will include weekends and evenings.
• Ability to provide job training and work effectively with others in a wide variety of work environments.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Good computer skills (using databases).

PREREQUISITES:
Criminal Record Search
Current First Aid (level B or higher)
Negative TB Test or clear chest x-ray
Medical doctors note of good health
*Valid BC Driver’s License, Driver’s Abstract, and a car for business use needed*

Date Posted April 10th, 2019


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Community

Community Participation Assistant

We are a North Vancouver family looking for a fun, energetic, sports-oriented support person to assist
our son to participate in active recreation and community activities. Our son is 29 and has Down
syndrome; he is very fun-loving and likes to be active.
JOB DESCRIPTION
There are two positions available for 1, 2, 3 or 4 days a week each from Monday to Friday. Ideally, we
will hire for two positions to replace our current main support worker who works 4 days per week and
augment our current one day per week support worker, while building a team that can provide
occasional relief hours for fellow team members. The hours are 10 to 5 and the pay is $22 per hour plus
mileage.
You will assist our son to participate in active recreation and community involvement. Ability to
ski or snowboard and rollerblade preferred. Must be able to swim and skate. Other aspects of the job
include teaching life skills and maintaining library of photos for iPad photo communication apps.
JOB REQUIREMENTS
• Comfortable with athletics and able to support our son to improve skills and fitness. Activities include
swimming, skating, rollerblading, skiing, biking and gym and he attends yoga and drama classes.
• Strong social role model.
• Experienced or interested in gaining experience working with people with developmental disabilities.
• Fully licensed and have your own car (mileage will be paid).
Impeccable character references. Clear criminal record search, driver’s abstract and references are
required. If interested, please reply with your resume and covering letter.
hanburypat@gmail.com

Posted on: January 23, 2019

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