SUPPORT WORKER POSITION: ASSISTING
AUTISTIC YOUNG MAN WITH COMMUNITY INCLUSION
Are you looking for a new job – one that will make a difference in the life of someone with a disability?
If so, it’s time to consider working for a Microboard! We are a small non-profit with the sole purpose of ensuring that Gabe, a young man with disabilities, can lead a self-directed life. Join our team of compassionate and dependable support workers!
Gabe is autistic, has a cognitive disability and has ADHD. He requires 1:1 support and coaching, for his energy, enthusiasm, and abilities, which could include future employment or volunteering opportunities. He is purpose oriented and likes to get things done! IF you are also positive and energetic and want to help Gabe channel his abilities and find his place in the community, read on.
In joining our team of outgoing, and communicative caregivers, you will play an important role in paving the way for Gabe to find purposeful activities in his community. Some of this time will also be spent supporting Gabe at home. This is an autonomous position, so we’re looking for individuals that are self-motivated and willing to learn through experience and by receiving feedback. Your days with Gabe will often be physically active, supporting him as he walks his golden retriever, Archie.
JOB TYPE: Part-time or Full-time
PAY: Biweekly from $20.00 per hour
HOURS PER WEEK: 15-35
1st Aid certificate /willing to train
Clean criminal record check
Proof of COVID-19 vaccination
Clean driver’s abstract
Vancouver west side family home and surrounding community
SUPPORT WORKER DUTIES INCLUDE (BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO):
-Provide companionship and be a responsive and supportive listener.
-Help access community and pursue interests, cultivate hobbies, engage in social activities
-Provide support with potential volunteering or work placement opportunities
-Maintain a communication book for others to review
*Background knowledge and experience with disabilities / autism / ADHD would be an asset.*
Apply with your resume and cover letter by March 29th to: email@example.com
WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
WE WELCOME YOUR UNIQUENESS; IT MAKES US A STRONGER TEAM!