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Job Number:  39711
Community Support Worker
Job Posted: Tuesday, 14 November 2017
Closing Date: Thursday, 14 December 2017
(in 26 days)
AdaptAbilities
Region: Edmonton area Type: Full time
Location: Edmonton Salary: (not entered)

Community Specialist

Purpose

Community Specialists (CS) are allies and ambassadors.  They work front-line and are pivotal to the creation of a safe, caring and community-enriched life for the individuals/families who hire us. Thoughtful program planning and implementation support participants to connect with their communities - establishing real relationships and creating meaningful days and lives. The conscientious CS embodies belonging and compassion for individuals while providing peace of mind for families.

Key Functions

  • Provide direct care and purposeful support in an engaging, fun and safe environment
  • Foster genuine relationships promoting dignity, personal interests and identities
  • Empower people to create meaningful days and achieve their goals
  • Communicate effectively with integrity, to individuals, families and co-workers
  • Ability to work in various settings: In-home, Centre-based, Community
  • Build a vision of inclusion, one person at a time
  • Perform other job-related activities as required

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma (post-secondary education an asset)
  • Must be fluent in American Sign Language (ASL)
  • Must have experience working with individuals with special needs.
  • A shared passion and vision with the organization
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in English
  • Strong organizational skills and problem-solving abilities
  • Flexible, comfortable working independently and collaborating as part of a team
  • Police Information Check and Intervention Record Check
  • Possess or be willing to obtain: First Aid with CPR, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention, Abuse Prevention and Response Protocol, Medication Administration and Beyond Behaviours

Working Conditions

This full time position takes place Sunday through Saturday between 7:30am – 9:30pm to a maximum of 40 hours per week. Flexibility to work evenings and weekends is required.

 


Compensation Package

$16.40 - $20.70 per hours. Includes health benefits, paid personal days, RRSP matching and health spending account

 

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Contact Details:
June Abahuje
AdaptAbilities
10130 82Ave
Edmonton, AB, T6E 1Z4

Tel: 7804318446
Fax: 7804318446
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