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Developmental Disabilities Association (DDA)

COMMUNITY SUPPORT WORKER | Permanent Full Time #1648

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
6 days ago
23.900 per hour

Why do people select a particular job? Money, schedule, and fun? How about all of that? The Developmental Disabilities Association needs a Community Support Worker (CSW) for a float position to assist clients with their physical, vocational, recreational, social, emotional, and daily life skill development. The CSW supports clients to achieve the greatest degree of independence and quality of life as possible. Since 1952, the Developmental Disabilities Association has been helping thousands of people in BC with developmental disabilities reach their full potential through support and advocacy. Come see what we’re all about. Go to for our latest blogs and then connect with us on social and say hello! Facebook: @dda604 Twitter: @dda604 Instagram: @developdda

SERVICE AREA: Vocational & Community Services
LOCATION: Vancouver
START DATE: November 21, 2022
TERM/STATUS: Temporary Full Time ending October 15, 2023
SCHEDULE/HRS: Monday to Friday 7:30-15:00  //  37.5 hours per week
HOURLY WAGE: $23.90 as per collective agreement


The Float Community Support Worker (CSW) assists adult clients with their social, emotional, physical, vocational, recreational and daily life skill development. The CSW supports clients to achieve their greatest degree of independence in environments of their choice through participation in onsite and community opportunities.The Victoria Day Program provides vocational & leisure skills development to young adults generally aged 19-30. Duties include; participation in the development of individual client service plans & the opportunity to plan and lead programming while assisting with activities of daily living.


Education & Experience:
• Degree or Diploma in areas directly related to Social Services, Human Services, or Education.
• 1-2 years of experience working with people with developmental disabilities in vocational & community settings.
• Demonstrated ability to successfully implement instructional and proactive training programs for clients.
• Must be able to perform lifts and transfers of 40lbs & be willing to go in chlorinated swimming pools.
• Experience with principles of positive behaviour management is preferred.

Standard requirements of the Float Community Support Worker include:
• Criminal Record Clearance
• Medical Clearance
• Satisfactory Driver’s Abstract
• Must possess a BC Class 5 Driver’s License and be willing to obtain an Unrestricted Class 4 Driver’s License
• Valid First Aid/CPR
• Non-violent Crisis Intervention Certification
• Demonstrated competency in English written and verbal communication
• Basic computer literacy
• Eligible to work in Canada
• Position involves assisting clients with personal care needs
Training is provided for: Client personal care & Non-violent Crisis Intervention Certification

• A fully employer-paid, comprehensive health and welfare benefits plan
• Municipal Pension Plan
• Educational and training opportunities

*This position requires Union membership.

For more information, please visit our website at
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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Developmental Disabilities Association (DDA) is a non-profit association which supports children and adults with developmental disabilities, enabling them to realize their full potential through ne...

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