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Part-time Community Living Staff - Sunbeam Centre

at Sunbeam Centre in Kitchener

Part-time - typically three shifts /up to 24 hours per week (Monday – Sunday) and two out of three weekends

Wage: $24.31 per hour

Sunbeam Centre is a multi-site, multi-faceted organization providing client supports, day program and other services for individuals with a developmental disability.

We are currently seeking high performers for part time positions who possess drive, determination and a passion for supporting high behaviour individuals with physical and developmental disabilities. We are in search of individuals that can commit to day, afternoon, evening and overnight shifts along with short notice shifts when needed. In return we offer a competitive wage of $24.31 per hour, training opportunities including a comprehensive orientation and NCI training, a positive and supportive work environment, and a chance to grow your career in the Developmental Services Sector.

As a member of a support team, Community Living staff in our group homes will work in conjunction with a Multi-Disciplinary team to ensure a welcoming, safe and healthy living environment for clients including those with challenging aggressive behaviours.  You will be required to assist clients with: Developmental Programming, Community Outings, Activities of Daily Living, Behaviour Interventions and Medication Administration.


  • Diploma in Social Services (DSW, PSW, CYW, Autism and Behavioural Sciences) or a University Degree in Social Sciences. Related experience is preferred. Will consider equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge and experience in supporting individuals with Developmental Disabilities, Physical Disabilities, Dual Diagnosis, Autism, Challenging and Aggressive Behaviours and Complex Medical Needs
  • Demonstrated experience and flexibility in providing support to individuals with severe emotional and behavioural difficulties; ability to perform all techniques taught in NCI
  • Demonstrated commitment in implementing communication and behavioural support plans in conjunction with other team members
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate and support Person Centered Planning
  • Strong commitment to supporting individuals in becoming more involved in their communities
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office programs, electronic record keeping and data collection systems
  • Current Certification in First Aid/CPR
  • Must have a valid Ontario Driver’s License (G2 minimum) and willingness to drive any of the agency vehicles (including highway driving/driving out of town)
  • Able to successfully complete and provide a current Police Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Able to work a variety of shifts including days, afternoons, evenings and overnight shifts along with short notice shifts when needed
  • Able to commit to working up to three shifts per week/up to 24 hours per week (Monday – Sunday) and two out of three weekends

If you have a passion for supporting individuals and contributing positively to their lives please forward your resume and cover letter to:

Attention Job Developer: Jen F.

Region of Waterloo, Employment Ontario Programs

Submit your Resume by:


Please add “Sunbeam Centre” to the subject line as we have multiple employers and jobs posted. 

Thank you.

*No paper resumes are being accepted as our Welcome Centres are currently closed to the public. Please be aware that contact may be delayed due to staffing shortages as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic.  No in-person interviews are currently being held but phone calls and email contact may still happen.  Thank you for your patience during this difficult and challenging time. 

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