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Community Living Counsellor (Sign Language)

Community Living Counsellor – Sign Language – Burnaby
Community Living Society – Burnaby, BC

About Us
The Community Living Society (CLS) is an innovative, non-profit organization dedicated to serving people with developmental disabilities. We have been assisting individuals to live full, productive, and meaningful lives since 1978. We are leaders in providing quality Individualized Supports services, which allow people to reach their greatest potential. We have over 450 employees and serve over 260 individuals throughout the Lower Mainland and Greater Vancouver Area.

About the Opportunity
Your role as a support worker will be providing support and actively engaging a supported individual to live a fulfilling and increasingly independent life. You are a motivated and outgoing person with a passion to for person-centered supports. This means you could be helping an individual to discover more of their community, learn new life-skills, find employment and more. Some of your duties can include:
• Providing individuals support with various life goals
• Home support duties (including, but not limited to personal care, bathing, bathroom support, meal preparation and light housekeeping)
• Community outings (including, but not limited to volunteering, paid employment and leisure activities)
• Maintaining records of daily activities and goal progression

About You
You are interested in supporting others and show an understanding of the person-centered and active support approach. Additionally, you have the following requirements:

• Fluent in sign language
• Class 5 driver’s license (permanent staff must be willing to obtain Class 4)
• Access to a vehicle
• First Aid and CPR Certificate
• Clear criminal record (paid by CLS)
• Clean driver’s abstract

• Prior paid or volunteer experience
• Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training
• Mandt System®
• Knowledge of Person Centered Active Supports

Our Commitment to You
We make significant investments in our people, which is why we take great care to hire those who we believe will thrive in CLS over the long term. Our progressive and unique culture sets us apart and provides:
• Various internal leadership and development opportunities
• Interesting and relevant training opportunities
• Meaningful rewards and recognition

Hours: Various shifts (weekdays, weekends, overnights, days and nights)
Wage: Starting at $18.00 per hour

Please forward your resume to JGandham@communitylivingsociety.ca



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