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Job Number:  45487
Specialized Outreach Worker, Part-Time (19hrs)
Job Posted: Thursday, 14 June 2018
Closing Date: Tuesday, 26 June 2018
(86 days ago)
WJS Canada
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley Type: Part time
Location: Fraser Valley, BC Salary: Hourly wage of $20.11

WJS Canada is currently looking for an individual to join our PSI CI program in the Upper Fraser Valley region, as a part-time Specialized Outreach Worker.


Job Reference – #PSI267-SOW19



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 Home Share Services for Children and Family Services and Community Living Services, serves children, youth and adults with moderate to severe behavioral problems, or who may be diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder and/or FASD, Developmental Disabilities (DD), or other Mental health diagnosis, in our Shared Living programs throughout British Columbia. Persons served live with the host family or have their own suite at the host family’s home.


Our commitment is to provide the people we serve with programs that maximize progress and independence, support unique strengths and qualities, and encourage integration into the community. We work to improve quality of life served by enabling those in our care to be as self directed as possible and encouraging them to make their own decisions as to what they want for their lives.


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. The positions will provide services to clients within the Outreach and Home to Stay programs.



  • One (1) Part-Time position of 19 hours per week
  • Schedule will vary depending on the needs of the program
  • Requires the full ability to work various days of the week (Monday-Sunday), between the hours of 0700-2100.
  • Ability to travel within the Fraser Valley region


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)
  • Non-Violent Physical Crisis Intervention Certificate or equivalent certification (or ability to obtain during probationary period)
  • Clear physician’s note confirming suitability, including a negative tuberculosis screening test
  • Successful candidate must sign an oath of confidentiality, a conflict of interest statement, abuse protocols and a code of ethics statement.
  • Must have consistent / reliable access to a working printer/scanner/copier
  • Cellular phone with data plan (compensation provided for business use of personal device)


**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=J0618-0544&BRID=EX83455&SBDID=21869&LANG=1


Deadline for applications is June 26th, 2018, or until a suitable candidate is found.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Deadline for applications is June 26th, 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 #PSI267-SOW19 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=J0618-0544&BRID=EX83455

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