Job Posting 57587

Outreach Workers
WJS Canada
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley
Various, BC
closes in 33 days (Tue, 31 Mar)
part time  •  Hourly wage of $21.28

WJS is continuing to grow on a regular basis, and is currently recruiting for experienced social services individuals, who are dedicated and excited to be a part of a growing company, from a Specialized Outreach role, in the Lower Mainland / Fraser Valley areas of British Columbia.


Job Reference #J0719-0874


The Program:

WJS Canada Community Inclusion Services offer a safe and nurturing environment for the persons served. We focus on supporting the individual to achieve their goals and to maintain/gain as much independence as possible.

We always listen to the person served's wants and needs staffing to SMART goals, written in an Individualized Support Plan (ISP). SMART stands for Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, Time-Bound.


The Positions and Scheduling:

The Specialized Outreach Worker identifies and provides specialized supports and interventions for persons with developmental disabilities, FAS/FAE and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder in an accredited agency. They offer a support and instruction focus on community inclusion skill development, social network and employment skills.


At this time, we are recruiting in the following locations, with the noted job parameters:

  1. Coquitlam, BC (17hrs per week)
  2. Chilliwack, BC (10hrs per week)
  3. North Vancouver, BC (8hrs per week)

Each position has various requirements, so please refer to the WJS Careers Page under Job #J0719-0874 for complete details.


Future Openings will also include both temporary and permanent part-time scheduling and serve clients within the Vancouver, Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley areas (i.e. Vancouver, Richmond, Surrey, Langley, Abbotsford and Chilliwack).


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, and sexualized behaviour
  • 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), with their own reliable vehicle
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Certificate or equivalent (i.e. MANDT) 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 computer/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 Checks prior to confirmation of employment with WJS Canada. As this check can often take 1-6 weeks to obtain, it is recommended that applicants prepare accordingly.

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