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Job Number:  41529
Specialized Outreach Worker, Part-Time (#EK116-SOW)
Job Posted: Wednesday, 31 January 2018
Closing Date: Sunday, 18 February 2018
WJS Canada
Region: Canadian Rockies, Kootenay, Thompson & Okanagan Type: Part time
Location: Cranbrook, BC Salary: Compensatory, based upon experience.

WJS Canada is currently looking for one individual to join our new Outreach program in Cranbrook, as a part-time Specialized Outreach Worker.


Job Reference – #EK116-SOW



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


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.


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.



One (1) part-time position with a weekly schedule of 12 hours

  • Monday, Wednesday and Friday 1330-1730

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=J0118-1272&BRID=EX66957&SBDID=21869&LANG=1


Deadline for applications is February 18th, 2018, or until a suitable candidate is found.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Deadline for applications is February 18th, 2018, or until a suitable candidate is found.

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

Please be sure to include Reference #EK116-SOW with your submission.
Contact Details:
Phyllis Ortynski, Regional Service Director
WJS Canada

Fax: (855) 465-5502
www:   clients.njoyn.com/CL4/xweb/xweb.asp?clid=76383&page=jobdetails&jobid=J0118-1272&BRID=EX66957

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