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Developmental Disabilities Association (DDA)

Senior Support Worker | #1155

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
6 days ago

The 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.

The Senior Support Worker plans, implements, and oversees the day to day activities of a program. Participates in program development, procedures formulation, program evaluation, scheduling, and financial operations.


LOCATION: Vancouver

START DATE: As soon as possible

TERM/STATUS: Permanent Full Time

SCHEDULE/HRS: Primarily Monday to Friday daytime with some flexibility to work the occasional Saturday  //  37.5 hours per week

HOURLY WAGE: $24.36 per collective agreement


  • An extensive employer paid benefits package that includes healthcare and dental
  • Municipal Pension Plan
  • On-the-job training
  • Professional development
  • Community involvement
  • An inclusive work environment


  • Degree or Diploma in area directly related to supporting people with developmental disabilities such as Social Services, Human Services, or Education.
  • 2 years of experience working with people with developmental disabilities in community settings.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully implement instructional and proactive training programs for clients.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple activities, scheduling, and resource allocation.
  • Experience implementing positive behavior support programs for those at risk, preferred.
  • Must be able to swim in chlorinated pools.
  • Criminal Record Clearance
  • Medical Clearance
  • Clean Driver’s Abstract
  • Unrestricted Class 4 Driver's License
  • Valid First Aid/CPR
  • Non-violent Crisis Intervention Certification
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Computer literacy and knowledge/ experience of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Eligible to work in Canada

*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.

Community and Social Services Non-profit