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Job Number:  45063
Children's Services Support Worker (Posting #18-032)
Job Posted: Thursday, 31 May 2018
Closing Date: Sunday, 1 July 2018
(44 days ago)
Chilliwack Society for Community Living
Region: Fraser Valley Type: Part time
Location: Chilliwack, BC Salary: As per our Collective Agreement ($18.15 - $21.14 per hour).

Are you looking for challenging and rewarding employment? Do you want to make a difference and build connections within your community?


The Chilliwack Society for Community Living (CSCL) offers more than a job. Located in Chilliwack, BC, in the sunny Fraser Valley an hour outside of Vancouver, CSCL has been serving the community since 1954 and has grown to employ over 300 people. Our organization provides support and services to people with varying abilities that enhance quality of life and promote diversity and inclusion within the community.


CSCL currently has exciting opportunities for full time, part time, and casual employment providing supports to individuals with developmental disabilities to enable them to be an integral part of the community.


Come work and live in Chilliwack where you can enjoy affordable housing, minimal traffic, and spectacular mountain views. If you move directly from a CSSEA member Employer you will be eligible for porting wage and vacation, which CSCL will match. CSCL has been growing rapidly and we have a great work environment, generous work benefits, and offer satisfying work. CSCL values caring and dedicated employees; if this describes you, we welcome your application.



Duties & Responsibilities:



The primary function of this position is to provide support to children and teens on a 1:1 or small group basis, in the areas of, social, recreational, and life skills development. To plan and implement activities specific to individual or group needs, while ensuring that activities are congruent with goals for the program. Ensure activities adhere as much as possible to the mandate of normalization. Involve the individual or group in making decisions and choosing activities while teaching new skills and developing appropriate behaviors. Ensure that the health needs of each child/teen are met (cleanliness, toileting, etc.). Act as a liaison person between the program and the parent/families.


Provide program documentation as requested by the Program Manager (including log book, petty cash accounts, incidents reports, etc.). Understand role as liaison person, and representative of the CSCL, between the programs and the community as a whole. Maintain communication between self and co-workers with regard to the program and the needs of the children/teens at all times. Share, as directed, relevant information about specific children/teens with their parents/advocates, and with staff of other programs or agencies with which the child/teen is involved. Assist with researching new activities including contacting other community agencies as needed and appropriate.



Qualifications & Experience:


The successful applicant should have post-secondary education in a related field (i.e.: Early Childhood Education, Adaptive Recreation, Social Services, Child & Youth Care, etc.) together with experience in working with children with special needs. Must display an excellent understanding of community inclusion and integration as they apply to children/teens with varying mental/physical disabilities. Applicants must be flexible, adaptable, punctual, a team player, dedicated and passionate about working with Youth and their families.


Must possess the ability to work with youth (relate to the youth on their level). Must possess a valid B.C. Class 4 Driver’s License, Food Safe, CPR and First Aid Certification, and be able to meet all other CSCL employment criteria (Criminal Record Check, Medical Certificate, etc.).





Tuesdays 2:45-8:15


Wednesdays 2:45-9:15


Fridays 2:45-6:00


Saturdays 9:45-3:00


However, the Employer may make changes to the schedule per the collective agreement.





As per Collective Agreement ($18.15 - $21.14 per hour).


Benefits include Extended Health and Dental as well as participation in the Municipal Pension Plan, when eligible.


This position requires Union membership.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Submit a CSCL Employment Application (available on our website: http://cscl.org/careers/).

Please quote posting #18-032 on the application.

To submit your completed application:


Fax: (604) 792-7962

In Person: 9353 Mary Street, Chilliwack, BC V2P 4G9

A completed CSCL Employment Application must be received before an interview is scheduled.

Contact Details:
Human Resources
Chilliwack Society for Community Living
9353 Mary St.
Chilliwack, BC, V2P 4G9

Tel: 604-792-7726

www:   cscl.org/careers

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