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  • 10-Nov-2022 to Until Filled (PST)
  • Society of Saint Vincent de Paul
  • Victoria, BC, CAN
  • 20.24-22.22 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Full Time


About Society of Saint Vincent de Paul

The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul of Vancouver Island has been supporting people in need on Vancouver Island since 1916. Focused on impacting the lives of people affected by poverty, the Society offers emergency relief services while maintaining a focus and commitment to addressing the root causes that contribute to poverty in our communities. Through a variety of programs, the Society provides support through affordable housing, a food pantry, a home visit program, a day program for persons with developmental disabilities, and thrift stores providing clothing and household items to those in need.


About the Role

Reporting to the Ozanam Program Manager, the Community Support Worker (CSW) works at our Frederic Ozanam Centre in our Community Inclusion Program for adults with diverse abilities. This position is full-time role that supports participants with diverse abilities with the activities of daily living including personal, social, physical, recreational, vocational, and educational needs. Our team is collaborative and supportive to ensure a positive experience for participants.


What You Bring

Experience:

  • Diploma in Human/Social Services field and a minimum of two years of recent related experience supporting individuals with diverse abilities, or a combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Certificate in First Aid with CPR and AED.
  • Certificate in medication administration, plus applicable experience.
  • Direct program delivery experience in the community social services sector with a demonstrated working knowledge of community-based programs and related provincial and community support is preferred.
  • Experience providing personal care (feeding, toileting, etc.).
  • Experience working in a group and in one-on-one settings.

Other:

  • Direct delivery program activities will require a moderate level of physical fitness.
  • Approved Ministry of Justice Vulnerable Sector Check.
  • Class 4 unrestricted driver's license preferred.
  • Approved Driver's Abstract.
  • The Frederic Ozanam Center is under a Public Health Order (PHO). All applicants must be fully vaccinated as defined by the PHO.

What We Offer

  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • Manulife Pension Plan
  • Medical Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Professional Development Program

Application Information:

If this opportunity to work with a meaningful non-profit appeals to you, please apply to this post with your resume.

This posting will remain open until filled, and we will be contacting qualified applicants as they are received.

Society St. Vincent de Paul is committed to cultivating an inclusive, fair, equitable and diverse culture. We welcome applicants of all race, ethnicity, gender, orientation, sexual identity, economic class, ability, disability, age, religious beliefs or disbeliefs, or status. We believe that diverse perspectives and backgrounds are what make us better, and we look forward to welcoming your unique strengths to our team.

We thank you for your interest and look forward to reviewing your application.

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