Individualized Supports Counsellor

Community Living Society - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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About Us
The Community Living Society (CLS) is an innovative, non-profit organization dedicated to serving people with developmental disabilities. We have been assisting individuals to live full, productive, and meaningful lives since 1978. We are leaders in providing quality Individualized Supports services, which allow people to reach their greatest potential. We have over 450 employees and serve over 260 individuals throughout the Lower Mainland and Greater Vancouver Area.

About the Opportunity
Your role as a support worker will be providing support and actively engaging a supported individual to live a fulfilling and increasingly independent life. You are a motivated and outgoing person with a passion to for person-centered supports. This means you could be helping an individual to discover more of their community, learn new life-skills, find employment and more. Some of your duties can include:

Providing individuals support with various life goals
Community outings (including, but not limited to volunteering, paid employment and leisure activities)
Maintaining records of daily activities and goal progression
About You
You are interested in supporting others and show an understanding of the person-centered and active support approach. Additionally, you have the following requirements:

Required:
Class 5 driver’s license
Access to a vehicle
First Aid and CPR Certificate
Clear criminal record (paid by CLS)
Clean driver’s abstract

Assets:
Prior paid or volunteer experience
Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training
Mandt System®
Knowledge of Person Centered Active Supports

Our Commitment to You
We make significant investments in our people, which is why we take great care to hire those who we believe will thrive in CLS over the long term. Our progressive and unique culture sets us apart and provides:

Various internal leadership and development opportunities
Interesting and relevant training opportunities
Meaningful rewards and recognition

Hours:
Flexible Schedule During the Week
Wage: Starting at $18.75 per hour

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.