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Community Living Huntsville


Community Living Huntsville


Description of the role

Part Time Direct Support Worker – Community


Our passionate team of Direct Support Professionals are committed to advancing inclusion for people who live with developmental disabilities in Muskoka. In this role, you will have a positive impact on the people you support every day. You will assist individuals with all aspects of daily life in their homes and as active participants in our community.

The Position:

Provide daily support for people in their homes and community by using an approach that respects their independent choices and abilities.
Foster connection by supporting people with their relationships with family, friends, community members, community associations, and employers.
Advocates for the creation of inclusive settings in a way that promotes greater inclusion within our community.
Offer recommendations and ideas with respect to an individual’s Person Directed Plan. This includes developing a growing understanding of the person, identifying the valued social roles that can be developed, and implementing action strategies derived from current plans.
Our Offer:

We want our team members to feel supported and find their unique fit within our organization. We offer:

Employer paid benefits
24-33 hours per week, with the ability to pick up additional hours
Competitive hourly pay rate. Currently eligible for $3 per hour Wage Enhancement.
Opportunities for advancement
Rewarding work in a positive team environment

Your Qualifications:
Knowledge and commitment to the principles of inclusion and the disability rights movement
DSW diploma or 2-year diploma in human services
Strong written and oral communication skills, and computer proficiency
Ability to obtain a clear Vulnerable Sector Check
Current First Aid/CPR certification, or willingness to obtain
Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation to be used in course of employment
Physical ability to support people (some with limited mobility) in all aspects of daily living and in a wide range of settings
Free of communicable diseases
Ability, availability and commitment to work a variety of shifts that include weekends
We believe our differences make us stronger, which is why we are committed to building a team that is diverse and inclusive.

If you need accommodations in the application process, or require this job posting in an alternative format, please contact us at 705-783-1816.

Post Expires

Education Requirements

Employment Type
Part Time

Base Salary
22.20 CAD

Job Benefits