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Community Support Worker (Kelowna)

Kelowna, BC
Full Time
4 days ago
22.900 to 25.650 per hour

As arc programs Continue to grow, we are now accepting applications for Community Support Worker based out of the Kelowna Office.

The successful applicants will provide outreach and community support to adults with diversabilities, including those with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).

These positions involve working independently in the individuals or family’s home, and in the community.

Hours / Schedule >

This is a full-time position, pending program referrals/ service demands.

Applicants should be prepared to work flexible hours, which are mostly days, with some evenings and on rare occasions, weekends.

If you enjoy working independently, having input in determining your own schedule and have a passion to help others, this is an ideal position for you.

Responsibilities include >

  • Providing individualized behaviour intervention, consultation, education, recreation, counseling, and support services for referred youth and adults.
  • Working with family members or caregivers, to strengthen the family unit and provide support.
  • Providing individual and group-based services to assist clients to develop social skills, communication skills, life skills, and peer relationships.

Preferred Experience >

Experience supporting individuals with complex developmental behavioural conditions, including ASD, and FASD.

Qualifications >

  • Diploma or certificate in Behaviour Intervention, or relevant Social Services or Human Services disciplines.

Candidates for this position will possess sufficient training and experience to perform all responsibilities of the job description.

Candidates must possess a valid Driver's License and may be required to provide a sound personal vehicle for business use

Successful applicants will be subject to a screening process, including a criminal record search, to confirm suitability for the position.

Wage / Benefits >

$22.90 - $25.65 per hour based on relevant experience and education.

Upon successful completion of a probationary period, full-time employees (minimum 20-hrs per week) are eligible for a full benefit package (including dental plan, vision coverage, life insurance, extended medical coverage, long-term disability plan, and RRSP contributions).

New full-time employees are eligible for 3-weeks paid vacation to start, and paid sick days as needed.

For more information >

Why choose arc programs as your employer?

arc programs is an equal-opportunity employer, promotes the diversity of our program teams, and requires all employees to demonstrate cultural competence and sensitivity to the diversity of all populations we serve.

For more information about agency services, and about working for arc programs please visit our website at and check out the ‘Why Work for arc programs’ posting under the 'Careers' page.

Please be aware that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


Community and Social Services