Direct Support Professional
at Christian Horizons in Kitchener
Christian Horizons Direct Support Professional Job Posting
Are you an enthusiastic person who wants to make a meaningful impact in your community? At Christian Horizons, we Value People, Foster Belonging, Respect Gifts and Serve Others. Learn more about Christian Horizons: https://www.christian-horizons.org/who-we-are/values
Permanent & Temporary Part-Time DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONALS (16-34 hours/week)
Kitchener-Waterloo and Surrounding Areas, Ontario
Part-time hours: 16-34 per week
Job Types: Part-time, Temporary, Permanent
Salary: $19.92-$23.87 per hour
Direct Support Professional employees build communities that value the contributions of people who experience developmental disabilities. They assist with activities of daily living, working collaboratively with families, advocates, friends, and community partners to promote full citizenship and enhance relationships. Recognizing people’s right to self-determination and valuing their unique gifts while encouraging continuous growth and development is only a part of what makes this a rewarding career.
Watch this inspiring video capturing what it means to work for Christian Horizons: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9wPsgxzt4wQ
Why Should You Apply?
· Competitive Wages
· Comprehensive Benefits Package
· Career Development and Training Opportunities
· Flexible Schedules
· Employee Discounts
*Temporarily, $3 per hour will be added to wages of employees providing direct support through funds provided by the Ontario government, who will determine the duration of this increase.**
· Satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Police Check
· Satisfactory 3-year Uncertified Driver’s Abstract
· Valid G Driving License and access to reliable transportation
· Documentation of COVID-19 Vaccination
· 3-6 Months Experience (volunteer or employment)
· Developmental Services Worker, Child and Youth Worker, or post-secondary education in a related field
Christian Horizons seeks to hire a workforce that represents the diversity of the communities where we serve. We are committed to promoting communities of belonging where Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour feel valued, respected, represented, and heard. We encourage applications from qualified candidates from members of groups with historical or current barriers to equity. We seek to provide accessibility through all stages of the hiring process for all applicants with disabilities consistent with our Accessibility Policies and the AODA. Please let us know if you require an accommodation and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.
Please visit www.christianhorizons.org/coronavirus for our proactive response to the pandemic.
How to Apply:
Apply direct to the compay using this link:
JD: Jen F