Canada Summer Jobs – Direct Support Professionals

Closing Date: September 30, 2021
Salary Range: starting wage of $16.00 per hour with an opportunity to increase

E3 Community Services Inc.

Canada Summer Jobs – Direct Support Professionals

Collingwood, Ontario

Life’s too short for the wrong job!

Are you someone who enjoys new challenges everyday, working in a variety of locations with different people? Do you enjoy helping people to lead their best life possible?

If you answered “yes” to these questions then we may have the employment opportunity for you!

Full time, eight week positions available with the potential to turn into full time, permanent positions!

E3 Community Services Inc. is a multi-service agency offering a broad array of supports for children, and adults with developmental disabilities. The agency also provides programs to the broader community such as Day Care and EarlyON, as well as services such as ReUse Centre and Oasis by the Bay Vacation Suites.

Are you who we are looking for?

We are looking for passionate youth to work as Direct Support Professionals to assist individuals with developmental disabilities to find a satisfying and purposeful place in their community. In this role, you will provide supervision and support, as needed, in order to foster community inclusion, assist with activities of daily living, promote the implementation of person-centred (directed) plans, and assist with aspects of personal care.

Our schedules include a rotation of weekdays and alternating weekends.

Positions are available for 8 weeks, working 35 hours per week until February 2022.

Work location and shift rotation is subject to change based on program and individual needs. Shifts will include statutory holidays as needed.

Position description:

Positions are available for youth between the ages of 15 and 30 to work as full time, Direct Support Professionals in our residential program. This opportunity is provided through the Canada Summer Jobs Program which runs from end of April 2021 until the end of February 2022.

Ideal candidates will have a keen interest in working with developmentally disabled individuals combined with education and experience in Developmental Services or a related field.   A Human Service Diploma (DSW, SSW) or equivalent is a preferred qualification, as are First Aid/CPR and Non-Violent Crisis Intervention certifications.  Training is provided through E3 if certifications are not already completed. French language proficiency (speaking and reading) would be an asset.

Requirements:

Must be:

  • between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment;
  •  a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act*; and
  •  legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations.

**Please note that all successful candidates will be asked to have a negative covid-19 test within two weeks prior to their start date.  If hired you will be thoroughly trained in our agency covid protocols and procedures before starting work.

Come join us today and see what a difference you can make in the lives of others!

Accommodation will be provided in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

E3 is committed to supporting a culture of diversity and inclusiveness across the organization. We believe in equal opportunity and it is our priority to ensure a barrier-free recruitment and selection process. If you are contacted for a position, please notify Human Resources of any accommodation needs you may have during the selection process. Information received regarding the accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.

We thank all respondents for their applications but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.