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
Our client is a playful 14-year-old with Autism and ADHD, living in Lower Town. A typical session would be engaging him in the community to build a positive relationship, while learning good social behaviours. It would be to helpful to burn some energy as well, such as walking, swimming, or visiting a park. Our client loves Chess, swimming, Lego, fidget items, and other stimulating activities.
You would be the ideal candidate to work with us if you are someone who enjoys being active in the community, has their "G" level license and access to a reliable vehicle, ASD or ADHD experience.
One shift per week, after school hours (4pm onwards)
Potential for more shifts as therapeutic relationship develops.
RATE OF PAY:
- 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)
- 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