As a support worker in an intentional community, you will support and assist people in an attractive and modern 9-unit townhouse community in Chilliwack, BC.
In an intentional community, each person is free to make choices about how to live, when and who visits, if and where they work, which activities to participate in, how they decorate their homes, what they eat, and which friendships and relationships they pursue. With their shared core values and goals, they strengthen and build each other up, fostering unity within diversity.
You will join a team committed to helping the people you support live as full and self-directed lives as possible in such areas as emotional and spiritual well-being, interpersonal relationships, material well-being, and social inclusion.
You must have the desire and capacity to support people with diverse abilities and must believe that the person receiving support is uniquely valuable.
Bethesda is committed to leadership development at all levels and offers opportunities for emerging leaders to learn and practice through a unique Leader-in-Training program, as well as leadership roles within the support worker position. For more information, see Bethesda’s Training Up Leaders webpage at https://bethesdabc.com/leadership-training.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
You may be scheduled to work shifts over a 24-hour day period and will report to and be assigned duties by your supervisor. The following is a list of support worker duties and responsibilities. The job is diverse and may vary depending on the site and the shift you are working.
At Bethesda, we’re about creating community among the people we serve, our staff and our surrounding communities. We are all interdependent as we experience life together, and all valuable for the abilities we share. We know we learn from and need each other to thrive.
Bethesda’s ministry is a Christian faith-based service. For more information about Bethesda, visit us at bethesdabc.com or on social media.
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