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Community Participation Assistant

Job Description

We are a North Vancouver family looking for a fun, energetic, sports-oriented support person to assist our son to participate in active recreation and community activities. Our son is 32 and has Down syndrome; he is very fun-loving and likes to have a busy day with predictable routines.
We are hiring for Tuesday and Wednesday from 10 am to 5 pm. The pay is $23 per hour plus reimbursement for mileage expenses. You will assist our son to participate in active recreation and community involvement. Ability to ski or snowboard and rollerblade preferred. Must be able to swim and skate. Other aspects of the job include teaching life skills and taking photos to maintain iPad photo communication books.
• Comfortable with athletics and able to support our son to improve skills and fitness. Activities include swimming, skating, rollerblading, skiing, biking and gym; he also attends yoga and spin classes.
• Good social role model.
• Experienced or interested in gaining experience working with people with developmental disabilities
• Fully licensed and have your own car (mileage will be paid).
Impeccable character references. Clear criminal record search, driver’s abstract and references are required. If interested, please reply with your resume and covering letter or email outlining skills and interests applicable to the posting.

Support Needed
 Part Time (under 30 hours per week)
Support for Individual Age Group
Skills & Training
Criminal Record Check (CRC)
Driver’s License
Language Spoken
Willing to group with other family to share a Support Worker?