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SUPPORT WORKER

Job Description

*UPDATED*! SUPPORT WORKER POSITION:

SUPPORT WORKER POSITION ASSISTING
AUTISTIC YOUNG MAN WITH COMMUNITY INCLUSION

Looking for a new job – one that will make a difference in the life of someone with a disability?

Time to consider working with a Microboard; a small non-profit with the sole purpose of ensuring that Gabe, a young man with disabilities, leads 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.

Join our team of outgoing, and communicative caregivers, and 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. We’re looking for individuals that are self-motivated and willing to learn through experience and supportive feedback. Days with Gabe will often be physically active, supporting him as he walks his golden retriever, Archie.

**Don’t have hands-on experience, but have the energy and the will to learn? We have our team of behavioural consultants ready to train and support as is needed and to provide key information about successful program implementations. We would love to hear from you!**

JOB TYPE: Full-time
PAY: Biweekly from $26.00 per hour, with room to increase
HOURS PER WEEK: 40 hours/week, commencing ASAP

REQUIREMENTS:
1st Aid certificate /willing to train
Clean criminal record check
Proof of COVID-19 vaccination
Clean driver’s abstract

WORK LOCATION:
Vancouver west side family home & surrounding community

SUPPORT WORKER DUTIES INCLUDE (BUT NOT LIMITED TO):

• Being a kind and caring companion who is responsive and supportive in daily conversation.
• Help Gabe access his local community, pursuing interests, cultivating hobbies, engaging in social activities.
• Provide vocational training/support with potential volunteering or work placement opportunities.
• Maintain a communication book for other team members to review.

Background knowledge and experience with autism / ADHD / disabilities would be an asset.

Apply TODAY with your resume and cover letter to: citizengabe2002@gmail.com

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
WE WELCOME YOUR UNIQUENESS. IT MAKES US A STRONGER TEAM!

Support Needed
 Full Time (30+ hours per week)
Support for Individual Age Group
19-54
Location
Behaviour Support
ABA, BI, Willing to Train
Skills & Training
Criminal Record Check (CRC)
First Aid
Language Spoken
English
Willing to group with other family to share a Support Worker?