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Job Number:  40133
Specialized Outreach Workers, Part-Time (#NRC260-SOWPT)
Job Posted: Thursday, 30 November 2017
Closing Date: Sunday, 10 December 2017
(71 days ago)
WJS Canada
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley Type: Part time
Location: Greater Vancouver, BC Salary: Hourly wage of $19.35

WJS Canada is currently looking for individuals to join our Outreach program in the Greater Vancouver area, as part-time Specialized Outreach Workers.


Job Reference – #NRC260-SOWPT



Working hand-in-hand to strengthen people and communities across Canada. 


What’s in it for you?

  • Inspiring, challenging and rewarding work where you will make a difference each and every day that you work.
  • Appreciative teams, appreciative clients, organizational recognition and rewards.
  • Ability to ignite your career, while increasing your knowledge and skills through training and development programs.
  • Comprehensive benefit plans for eligible employees.
  • Flexible scheduling providing opportunity for those currently enrolled in post-secondary education and those with families
  • Competitive Hourly Wage of $19.35


What does WJS do? 

At WJS Canada, our goal is to help people with disabilities become active, empowered and involved in their communities. We offer a wide range of local programs and services that encourage inclusion and participation.   Our passion is to improve lives and develop life skills.


Where do we work?

While WJS serves individuals in many communities across Canada, these opportunities are in the Greater Vancouver area of BC.  Situated on the southern coast of British Columbia, Vancouver and its surrounding areas, offer outstanding scenery, amazing diversity and extensive culture; all within a mild climate.  It is an area rich with eco-adventures and personality.  Often amongst the top places to live in the world, Vancouver offers amenities such as international cuisine, boutique shopping, community festivals, along with the natural beauty of the area, suitable for individuals of every age.  For more information on living and working in Vancouver, visit: http://vancouver.ca/


The Program:

WJS Canada outreach services provide opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities to participate in their community and enjoy a range of social and leisure activities. Outreach services are a community-based mix of employment preparation and community involvement. We offer one-on-one services operating from served individual's homes or in the community.


The Position:

Identifies and provides specialized supports and interventions for persons with developmental disabilities, FAS/FAE and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder in an accredited agency. Supports and instruction focus on community inclusion skill development, social network and employment skills.


Schedules and Location Information:

We are currently looking to fill five (5) part-time positions.  These positions are available in the following areas:

  • 2 part-time positions in Surrey with a flexible weekly schedule of 10 hours each
  • 1 part-time position in North Vancouver with a flexible weekly schedule of 4 hours
  • 1 part-time position in Richmond with a flexible weekly schedule of 4 hours
  • 1 part-time position in Burnaby with a flexible weekly schedule of 4 hours

As an ideal candidate you possess:

  • A degree, diploma or certificate in one of the humanities, social work or related field. Other combinations of education and experience may be considered.
  • Minimum of one year experience working with persons with a developmental disability, autism and/or FASD
  • Valid CPR/First Aid certificate (or ability to obtain prior to employment)
  • Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License and current driver’s abstract (hiring subject to abstract review)
  • Cellular phone with data plan (compensation provided for business use of personal device)
  • Non-Violent Physical Crisis Intervention Certificate or equivalent certification (or ability to obtain during probationary period)


**All applicants must provide at hiring, a current (dated within 3 months of hire date) Criminal Record Check and/or Ministry Check prior to confirmation of employment with WJS Canada . As these checks can often take 1-6 weeks to obtain, it is recommended that applicants prepare accordingly.


Complete details can be found at https://clients.njoyn.com/CL4/xweb/xweb.asp?clid=76383&page=jobdetails&jobid=J1117-0777&BRID=EX59844&SBDID=21869&LANG=1


Deadline for applications is December 10th, 2017, or until suitable candidates are found.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Deadline for applications is December 10th 2017, or until suitable candidates are found.

Please apply with a resume and covering letter (outline education, experience and references), including your preferred location.

Please be sure to include Reference #NRC260-SOWPT with your submission.
Contact Details:
Robert Keys, Program Manager
WJS Canada

Fax: (855) 465-5502
www:   clients.njoyn.com/CL4/xweb/xweb.asp?clid=76383&page=jobdetails&jobid=J1117-0777&BRID=EX59844

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