Full-time Permanent Intervenor

DeafBlind Ontario Services - Peterborough, ON (30+ days ago)

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Intervenors make a difference everyday in the lives of people with deafblindness. DeafBlind Ontario Services’ professional intervenors provide visual and auditory information to individuals with deafblindness. By facilitating the exchange of information and assisting with communication methods, intervenors empower people with deafblindness to thrive.

WHO WE ARE

We believe in endless possibilities.

DeafBlind Ontario Services provides accessible residential and customized support services across the province. Our holistic approach to Intervenor Services empowers people with deafblindness to achieve their goals and dreams.

YOU ARE

Passionate - you embrace challenges and opportunities with energy and enthusiasm;
Collaborative - you are willing to learn and teach, because together we are better;
Resilient - you learn, persevere, and grow from setbacks and challenges;
Lifelong Learner - you are willing to be trained and committed to ongoing learning;
You believe that one person can make a difference.

YOUR ROLE

Foster independence through a holistic and person-centered approach of “do with, not for”;
Connect the person with deafblindness to the world around them as a communication partner;
Reinforce concepts and teach new skills to empower the people we support to thrive;
Provide daily personal-care, such as lifts and transfers, toileting, hygiene, etc., as well as administer medication and maintain accurate records;
Encourage each person supported to actively participate in their community, leading to a better sense of social connectedness.

WHY WORK WITH US

At DeafBlind Ontario Services, we want you to be your best. We provide a collaborative culture, supportive environment, open communication, and commitment to your personal and professional development.

OUR CULTURE

Create and provide unique opportunities for growth, extensive training for new employees, and ongoing learning;
Celebrate and recognize our valued employees through an Employee Recognition Program;
Motivate and encourage one-another, as well as the people we support, to achieve our goals and dreams;
Believe that compensation is more than paid wages. We offer our team members an employer sponsored Group RRSP, a comprehensive benefits plan, as well as competitive vacation time and personal emergency leave.

Make a difference in the life of someone with deafblindness. Discover the difference it will make in you.

Start your career with DeafBlind Ontario Services today.

DeafBlind Ontario Services is committed to Employment Equity and Diversity and invites applications from Women, Aboriginal People, Persons with Disabilities and Visible Minorities. To receive this job posting in an alternative format or if you require accommodation measures for the selection process, please notify the HR Generalist.

Please note that only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

However due to COVID-19 our response time to new applicants will be longer then normal.