Permanent Part-Time Direct Support Professionals (6 Positions)

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Website CHorizons Christian Horizons

Nurturing communities of belonging since 1965.

Calling all change-makers, advocates, innovators, and allies!
We value diversity and hire Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) from all backgrounds.
At Christian Horizons, we value people, foster belonging, respect gifts and serve others.

SIX PERMANENT PART-TIME (16-34 hrs/week)
DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONALS
Supporting mutlitple service locations within the Kitchener-Waterloo area

Direct Support Professional (DSP) employees work with people who experience developmental disabilities as they live in their homes and communities. This position assists people in their daily life, working with them and their connections to ensure that they can live fully in the community. Direct Support Professionals recognize people’s rights to direct their life, understanding that each person has unique gifts and needs, and they support people to learn skills for their own growth and development.

Watch this inspiring video capturing what it means to work for Christian Horizons: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9wPsgxzt4wQ

Why Should You Apply?

  • Flexible schedules and various locations
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Comprehensive benefits package for full-time and part-time
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Career development and training opportunities
  • Competitive wages

Requirements:
– Satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Police Check
– Confirmation of COVID vaccination
– Access to reliable transportation
– Willingness to work at multiple locations within the Kitchener-Waterloo area

Preferred:
– 3-6 Months Experience (volunteer or employment)
– Developmental Services Worker, Child and Youth Worker, or post-secondary education in a related field

Our Hiring Process:
– Resume and cover letter submitted, followed by completion of short screening survey
– Video recorded interview (link sent by email) and references requested
– Realistic job preview at location, and meeting with the hiring manager

Christian Horizons seeks to hire a workforce that represents the diversity of the communities where we serve. We are committed to promoting communities of belonging where Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour feel valued, respected, represented, and heard. We encourage applications from qualified candidates from members of groups with historical or current barriers to equity. We seek to provide accessibility through all stages of the hiring process for all applicants with disabilities consistent with our Accessibility Policies and the AODA. Please let us know if you require an accommodation and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.

To apply for this job email your details to westjobs@christian-horizons.org.