Empower Simcoe
  • 08-Oct-2019 to 22-Oct-2019 (EST)
  • Community Support Services
  • Barrie, ON, CAN
  • Contract

We are recruiting for 2 temporary assignment Community Participation Support Workers to work in our Community Support Services program in Barrie. Utilizing a personal outcome based approach, support people in making informed choices that lead to successful inclusion and participation in community based recreational/leisure activities; work/volunteer placements. These positions work 37.5 hours per week up to 6 months, with a rate of pay of $23.62 per hour.  


  •  degree or diploma in developmental services or a closely related field; or a combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge;
  • one year recent full time work experience working in a community setting supporting the integration of people supported through outcome based approach;
  • demonstrated knowledge of community resources;
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills, good interpersonal skills combined with good computer skills and experience in Microsoft office applications and database administration;  
  • valid class "G" driver's licence and own reliable transportation is required to be used in the course of employment;
  • current valid certificates and a demonstrated proficiency in First Aid, C.P.R., and N.V.C.I. is required;
  • will be required to work flexible hours which will include working some evenings and weekends.

OVERVIEW OF DUTIES: (not inclusive of all duties):

  • facilitate and support participation in meaningful community based activities which support individuals to develop skills utilizing community infrastructure such as transportation services, to promote and develop leisure, recreational, employment and volunteer opportunities within the community;
  • support people to successfully transition from school;
  • assist people to maintain positive relationships in volunteer placements; providing job coaching as required;
  • participate in goal planning with the people supported and attending individual planning meetings as requested;
  • provide personal support and assistance in the community which are of interest and appropriate to the needs of the person supported;
  • facilitate positive involvement and interaction in the community, acting in a professional manner at all times and as a role model for people supported;

Empower Simcoe, formerly Simcoe Community Services, is a respectful, caring and inclusive workplace. We provide a competitive compensation package with support to succeed through our extensive training and development program. If you have the qualifications, attributes and skills we are seeking we would like you to join our team of dedicated employees.

Empower Simcoe is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection and appointment processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to this position, please advise the Agency's representative of your need for accommodation measures to be taken in order that you may be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.


Internal 4:00 p.m. October 15th, 2019

External 4:00 p.m. October 22nd, 2019

Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered. If you have any issues with the application process, please contact Human Resources at 705-726-9082 ext 2310.

We thank all those who apply for this position. However, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Posting #19-51

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