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:
You are interested in supporting others and show an understanding of the person-centered and active support approach. Additionally, you have the following requirements:
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:
Hours: Various shifts (weekdays, weekends, overnights, days and nights)
Wage: Starting at $ 18.75 per hour
Please forward your resume to JGandham@communitylivingsociety.ca
POSITION TITLE: Program – Event Coordinator
Greater Vancouver Association of the Deaf (GVAD) is the oldest advocacy organization for people with disabilities in British Columbia. GVAD acts as a consumer-advocate group on behalf of the Deaf Community.
30 hours a week for up to 10 weeks starting Tuesday, July 3, 2018. This position may include shifts during evenings and weekends.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS
SEND A COVER LETTER AND RESUME WITH THREE REFERENCES TO:
Email: email@example.com with subject line: Summer Job 2018
Closing date: Thursday, June 28, 2018
Deaf/Deaf and/or Hard of Hearing Support
(Braefoot Elementary School)
The Greater Victoria School District provides public educational services to over 20,000 students in the Greater Victoria Area, encompassing six municipalities. To provide this service, the District has a current operating budget of $190 million and employs approximately 3,000 staff; which includes, teachers, principals and vice-principals, support staff, psychologists, speech and language pathologists and exempt managerial staff.
The Greater Victoria School District is seeking an Educational Assistant – Deaf/deaf and/or deaf or hard of hearing to support a student at the elementary school level. The Educational Assistant provides academic assistance to the student(s), monitors student behavior and facilitates the integration of the student(s) into the classroom and school environment. This position implements programs and materials as designed specifically for the deaf and/or hard of hearing. The Educational Assistant facilitates communication via oral, gestural and sign language.
The successful candidate will have completed the ASL Program at Camosun College or Educational Assistant Program Certificate or equivalent post-secondary courses in child management, adolescent development or behavior management. In addition, the successful candidate must be familiar with AAC programs and devices. Two years specific experience in working with persons who are deaf and/or deaf or hard of hearing is required. Personal care may be necessary.
For a complete job description, please visit our website at www.sd61.bc.ca – Departments – Human Resource Services – Employee Groups – CUPE 947 – Position Description/Qualifications – Educational Assistant – Deaf-Deaf/Blind Support.
This is a 10 month, 30 hour per week, CUPE 947 position with the hourly rate of pay being $26.09, plus benefits.
Please submit a letter of introduction, résumé, proof of qualifications and references to:
Human Resource Services, Greater Victoria School District #61
556 Boleskine Road, Victoria, BC V8Z 1E8
Deadline for submission is: 4:00 PM, Friday, June 29, 2018
School District 61 thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
The Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows School District (SD42) is looking for a qualified Education Assistant with
Deafblind Intervention Certification to work at Kanaka Creek Elementary school effective September
1, 2018. This position involves working with a student who has dual sensory loss (hearing and vision)
resulting in significant difficulties in orientation, mobility, and accessing environmental information.
- Successful completion of Grade 12 plus the Special Education Teaching Assistant program or equivalent plus successful experience working with individuals with special needs
- Successful completion of the Deafblind Intervenor Training Program through the Provincial Outreach Program for Students with Deafblindness
- Be adept at managing amplification equipment and have proficiency in ASL with the ability to adjust to the signing, educational and communication levels of the student
- Skills will be used regarding personal care and lifting
- Rate of pay: $27.97 per hour + 4% premium to the hourly wage
Please note that Kanaka Creek Elementary works on a Balanced Calendar
How to Apply:
In your application, please include your:
- Resume and Cover Letter (preferably in PDF format)
- All Supporting Documentation
For more information about our School District please visit:
Our staff members are the foundation of our system. When you join our school district, you become part of a talented community of educators and support staff dedicated to enriching the lives of all students and helping them achieve success.