Specialized Outreach Worker, Part-Time

Date posted: 2/1/2018
Closing date: 2/18/2018
Number of positions: 1
Location: Cranbrook, BC
Length: part-time

Description / duties:
WJS Canada is currently looking for an individual to join our new Outreach program in Cranbrook, as a part-time Specialized Outreach Worker.

Job Reference – #EK116-SOW

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 Program:
WJS Canada outreach services provide opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities to participate in their community and enjoy a range of social and leisure activities. Outreach services are a community-based mix of employment preparation and community involvement. We offer one-on-one services operating from served individual's homes or in the community.

Schedule:

One (1) part-time position with a weekly schedule of 12 hours:

- Monday, Wednesday and Friday 1330-1730

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

Complete details can be found at https://clients.njoyn.com/CL4/xweb/xweb.asp?clid=76383&page=jobdetails&jobid=J0118-1272&BRID=EX66958&SBDID=21875&LANG=1

Deadline for applications is February 18th, 2018 or until a suitable candidate is found.

Please apply with a resume and covering letter (outline education, experience and references) stating which location your prefer and include Reference #EK116-SOW Attention: Phyllis Ortynski

Qualifications:
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)
- Cellular phone with data plan (compensation provided for business use of personal device)
- Non-Violent Physical Crisis Intervention Certificate or equivalent certification (or ability to obtain during probationary period)

**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.

Contact information

WJS Canada
2 - 11491 Kingston St, Maple Ridge BC
604-465-5515
bchr@wjscanada.com

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