Job Posting 94224

Community Support Worker
YWCA Edmonton
Edmonton area
closes in 22 days (Thu, 22 Jun)
part time  •  22.57 per hour

Community Support Worker

Job ID: (BK-04.24.2023)

Organization Overview:

YWCA Edmonton is a powerful voice for equity and has been leading social change and progress for women and families in the Edmonton region since 1907. Part of an international movement, YWCA Edmonton is a trusted provider of services, programs, and advocacy work that transforms lives and helps build a stronger, healthier, and equitable community for all.

What we can offer you:

  • Professional development and learning opportunities
  • A rewarding experience to make an impact in another person’s life

Job Summary:

The Disability Services department provides support to individuals with a wide range of diagnoses, including but not limited to developmental disabilities, physical limitations, behavioral and psychological challenges, and medical fragility.

Our goal is to empower individuals to achieve their full potential with the support of their community. We create opportunities for each Individual to enhance her/his quality of life through goal setting and personal achievement.

Community Support Workers are:

  • Passionate about community service
  • Value relationships and people
  • Patient and caring
  • Have a positive attitude

Hours of work and location: Two afternoons a week plus Sept 14-18 24/7(all day)


  • Support a woman on afternoon outings to physical therapy sessions. This will include strapping and buckling wheelchair into van, pushing chair, occasional lifts and transfers
  • Provide support in the areas of developing skills and strategies for addressing personal situations and helping manage these situations
  • Facilitate and provide support in socialization, activity, and local community access where appropriate
  • Model organizational and behavioral strategies
  • Participate in the development and implementation of Individual Service Plans
  • Implement service plans, follow specified programs (ex. behavior programs), and document the individual’s progress
  • Complete required documentation for recording service delivery including medication administration reports, monthly logs, and incident reports.
  • Complete any other daily or monthly department or individual documentation as assigned by the supervisor
  • Follow policies and procedures as outlined in YWCA Edmonton policies and procedures manual
  • Attend staff meetings and training sessions as required

Qualifications Required


  • Grade 12 equivalency
  • One year of Post-Secondary education in Human Services or other medical background is preferred


  • Intervention Record Check and Criminal Record Check with vulnerable sector (no more than 6 months old)
  • Current Standard First Aid and Level C CPR certification from an Alberta OHS-approved training agency
  • Safe Bathing and Showering certification
  • A valid Class 5 driver’s license, access to a personal vehicle, and willingness to transport individual in their vehicle


  • Some fluency in ASL is a must
  • Minimum one (1) year of related work experience in the human services field supporting Individuals with disabilities
  • Experience with supporting individuals with the following is considered an asset: Behavioural concerns
  • Basic computer skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to interact positively with a diverse population
  • Able to handle stressful situations and work independently

Additional Requirements:

  • A keen interest in community integration of children and adults with disabilities
  • Willingness to complete YWCA Edmonton provided training in /MANDT, Medication Administration, Abuse Prevention & Response, Infectious Disease & Prevention, and WHMIS (within 6 months of start date)
  • Willingness to complete agency documentation and mandatory training
  • Willingness to transport Individuals
  • $2 Million Third Party Liability Vehicle Insurance


The Community Support Worker hourly wage is $22.57/hour

To Apply:

Please submit your cover letter and resume. Please include ‘CSW (BK-04.24.2023)’ in the submit line.

No phone calls please. Only those selected for a prescreen will be contacted.

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