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.  

CHILD & YOUTH WORKER
An 11 year old girl with Attention Deficit Disorder, living in Barrhaven.  As a complex worker, a typical session is to engage the client in preferred activities while developing a positive relationship. Some activities include being active outside with sports, games, indoor activities such as painting nails and art/crafts. You will also provide active listening skills where the client can express herself. Our client loves horses, sports, swimming, painting nails, styling hair, and being active!

You would be the ideal candidate to work with us if you are someone who has ADD experience, strong active listening skills, while maintaining firm boundaries, and enjoys being active.

HOURS:
After school hours on Mondays and/or Fridays
Flexible scheduling options are available.

RATE OF PAY: 
$25/hr

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 reliable vehicle
  • CPI, TCI, and/or NVCI training (current certification)

Spark is looking to hire motivated, dedicated, and experienced Child and Youth Support Workers. In this role, you’ll be working with children and youth in the community living with Autism Spectrum Disorder, varying mental illnesses, and behavioural challenges.

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 well-being.

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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