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Developmental Disabilities Association (DDA)

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Vancouver, BC
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Part Time
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Community and Social Services

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Do you have experience and training in working with individuals with developmental disabilities, and have some availability to work? If so, we would like to hear from you!

Developmental Disabilities Association (DDA) is a leading employer in BC’s social services sector. With over 50 community-based programs and services for children, youths, and adults in Vancouver and Richmond, we offer superior programs and services to enable people with developmental disabilities to reach their full potential.

We are currently seeking Respite Caregivers for children and adults with developmental disabilities. The hours of work are part-time, during the day or the evening, or weekends (typically 3-6 hours per week per family) – dependent of family’s needs, but we can work with your availability!

Requirements include:

  • Valid First Aid & CPR
  • Clear Criminal Record
  • Eligible to work in Canada
  • Training and experience in a field related to developmental disabilities

Wage: $12/hour ($14-$15/hour for individuals with higher support needs).

We are currently seeking (due to the nature of personal care for gender-specific clients, we are seeking gender-specific caregivers where indicated):

  • Male Cantonese or Mandarin speaking caregivers on weekday and weekend afternoons
  • Female caregiver Monday to Friday, from 10:00am to 1:00pm, experienced with personal care for female youth in East Vancouver
  • Energetic caregiver for male youth in Yaletown, either Monday, Tuesday, or Friday 11:00am to 3:00pm
  • Male caregiver with training in Non-Violent Crisis Intervention for male youth in Yaletown, Thursday 3:30pm to 6:30pm, and Saturday afternoons
  • Female caregiver for any weekday or Saturday 10:am to 1:00pm for adult male in Shaughnessy area ($15/hour)
  • Energetic male caregiver for Tuesday and Thursday 12:00pm to 4:00pm for adult male with behavioural support needs in East Vancouver ($14/hour)

If you are interested, please send us your resume and cover letter to [email protected] and quote “Respite Caregiver” in the subject line of your e-mail. We look forward to hearing from you!

Posted: April 25, 2017
Closes:June 24, 2017
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About Developmental Disabilities Association (DDA)

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