Part-time Employment Opportunity
Up to 15 hours/week (including travel and reporting time)
The Support and Outreach Worker – Children, Youth and Adult, is an employee of Kaslo Community Services Society and will work collaboratively with the Co-Executive Director, other program staff, and with the family to plan and deliver the Support and Outreach Worker program.
As a Support and Outreach worker, you will provide person centered support and services to children, youth and adults with developmental disabilities, as well as individuals who have a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and who also have significant difficulty doing things on their own.
Preferred qualifications and skills:
- Coursework in Child and Youth Care, Early Childhood Development, Education, Social Work or other related field.
- Experience implementing community based recreational or life skills programming
- Experience working professionally and collaboratively with neurodiverse children, youth, adults and their families
- Good verbal, nonverbal and written communication skills.
- Ability to work independently with efficient time management skills.
- Work from a person-centred approach respecting diversity and self-determination
- Willingness and comfort to work in Community and/or home-based environment
- Possess a valid BC Drivers Licence and reliable vehicle for client transportation
- Current first aid certificate (training provided if needed)
- Criminal Record Check and adherence to a confidentiality policy will be required.
- Applicants must be able to confirm they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or to provide proof of an exemption.
Please submit cover letter and resume by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Detailed job descriptions below – NOTE: this job is a combined position so there are two job descriptions.
This position is open until filled. Only those shortlisted will be contacted.
KCSS is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage members of the BIPOC and LGBTQIA2S+ communities to apply.