Love helping people? We're looking for diverse and equity minded passionate, hardworking, and self-directed people to join our team of caregivers. Spark Inc is an innovative and award-winning inclusive and equity focused organization that matches diverse clients to the best one to one care in the community.  

SUPPORT WORKER

An artsy lady in her 30s with FASD living in Cumberland.  She is looking for someone to engage and accompany her with leisure activities in the community, such as visiting museums. Promote and foster independence by teaching her how to use public transit and make her more comfortable with it. As comfortability develops, sessions would include helping her work with volunteer positions she may be accepted for. Our client enjoys painting, creating artwork, going for walks, visiting museums, and taking public transit.

You would be the ideal candidate to work with us if you are someone who has experience with FASD (will be an asset but not mandatory), and able to help with goal setting.

Please Note: The family has requested a caregiver who has received both doses of their COVID-19 vaccine.

HOURS: 
8 hr shift per day or 2 half days per week
Flexible scheduling options are available

RATE OF PAY: 
$20/hour

Requirements

  • Cover letter outlining why you would be a great match for Spark. Tell us who you are!
  • Valid First Aid and CPR Standard level C certification
  • Smartphone with a data plan
  • Criminal Record & Vulnerable Sector Check (within the last 12 months)

Assets

  • Experience working in a multi-disciplinary team
  • University and/or College education in a related field
  • Driver’s License “G” class with access to a vehicle

Spark is looking to hire motivated, dedicated, and experienced Support Workers. In this role, you’ll be supporting individuals in the community requiring direct care with personal hygiene, meal preparation, organization, and light housekeeping.

Care is tailored to each person, so each position is unique. Some clients need mainly in-home support. Others require support participating in community activities. Whatever the circumstances, we want people who will genuinely care about their wellbeing.

Why Choose Spark?

At Spark, we value community, work life balance and career development. To help foster your personal and professional growth, we partner with Spark University, a non-profit focused on connecting, educating, and empowering caregivers. Spark U provides you with learning opportunities to make sure you are providing quality care for your clients. You can check them out at www.sparku.ca

Whatever our clients’ age, background, or circumstances, we help them choose the perfect fit from our handpicked team of passionate, skilled and committed caregivers. As a caregiver with Spark, you have a voice in the matching process. We believe that your input will foster the best long-term relationships with your clients. At Spark, you’ll have flexibility, autonomy and a team who truly cares about you.

Whatever your age, ability, orientation, ethnicity, race, culture, religion or gender identity - you are welcome. Our community is stronger and more vibrant when it is more diverse and inclusive. 

Check us out: www.sparkcares.ca

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