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Job Number:  41681
Residential Support Worker (Adult)
Job Posted: Tuesday, 6 February 2018
Closing Date: Wednesday, 28 February 2018
(87 days ago)
Community Ventures Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Part time
Location: Surrey, BC Salary: $17.71 hourly to start

Community Ventures Society is a small non-profit agency providing services to adults with developmental disabilities and children & youth with special needs.


Our vision is to have inclusive communities where people belong and have opportunities to contribute.


At CVS we pride ourselves in our work. On a daily basis, we work to create the conditions that make for a better quality of life for the people we support. We need staff who are creative, values-based, and respectful. In return, we create a flexible and fun environment so that our employees can thrive and have the freedom to help change people’s lives. As an employer, we strive to be responsive, respectful and open.


Job Summary


*We have two Permanent Part Time positions available supporting 2 adults in their own home in Surrey.


*Note- a class 4 (restricted or unrestricted) drivers license is required for both positions.


The openings available are:


Position 1: Sat, Sun 3pm-10pm


Position 2: Sat, Sun 8am-3pm (temporary)


Compensation: $17.71 hourly to start.


The Residential Support Worker (RSW) strives to create a warm and comfortable home atmosphere that fosters a sense of belonging and empowerment for the individuals who live in the residence. As part of an effective team, the RSW ensures the well being of each resident and provides opportunities for growth and development in response to the wishes and interests of each individual.


Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Your responsibilities in this position will include sustaining a safe and supportive home environment, supporting and fostering independence, effective communication and community access.
  • Aiding people served with life skills training and self management. Assisting residents in planning activities and facilitating physical, recreational, educational and vocational activities.
  • Fostering positive, collaborative and professional relationships, in all environments.
  • Reviewing daily activities and progress of individuals served.
  • Ensuring the general maintenance, upkeep, safety and security of the home.

*Experience with individuals who use a wheelchair for mobility is preferred.



  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to be empathetic and supportive of the needs of the individuals served by CVS, families and co-workers
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • High level of initiative and attentiveness required
  • A clean driver's abstract and criminal record check are required along with current First Aid/CPR certificate.
  • A class 4 driver's license is required.

Please forward brief cover letter and resume.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Forward resume and brief cover letter to
Contact Details:
Peter Stone
Community Ventures Society
2322 St. Johns Street
Port Moody, BC, V3H 2A9

Tel: 6049398070 ext 2027
Fax: 6049398070
www:   www.communityventures.ca

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