Careers at KW Habilitation

KW Habilitation is a local not-for-profit organization that provides a wide range of individualized services and supports to children with any special need and adults with developmental disabilities. We support individuals to live a fulfilling life which is fostered through preschool and early learning supports, respite services, residential services, community participation and employment supports. Our Vision Statement guides our work: “A community where everyone belongs and participates”

DIRECT SUPPORT WORKERS
“Youth Exploring Possibilities” (YEP)
(approx. June 21 – September 3, 2021*)
LOCATION: Kitchener, ON

Successful candidates will be energetic, person-centered, highly motivated and organized. They will have a good working knowledge of the KW community, employment and volunteer opportunities, as well as a solid understanding of Grand River Transit. The goal of the position is to help youth learn what our community has to offer, to have fun discovering new activities of interest (such as sports, the arts and community events) and to expose youth to volunteer experiences and future career possibilities. Sample duties include the following: organizing and implementing a summer schedule aimed at engaging young people in community activities, providing a respectful and supportive atmosphere that encourages exploration, promoting people’s skills and abilities and providing opportunities and education for growth and development.

Qualifications:

** PLEASE NOTE: Positions are contingent on funding provided by Canada Summer Jobs.

To be eligible for the above position, youth must satisfy the following criteria:

Hours: 40 hours per week Monday to Friday
Pay Rate: $17.74 – $19.71 per hour
To Apply: Please quote Job ID # 2151425 in the subject line and submit a résumé and cover letter with a summary of relevant qualifications and reason for interest by Friday, May 14, 2021 to:

KW Habilitation
ATTN: Lorraine Stavenow – Manager of Community and Employment Supports
99 Ottawa Street South
Kitchener, ON. N2G 3S8

Job ID: 2151425

To Apply Online Please Visit Our Job Application Page HERE

KW Habilitation is committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free selection process and work environment. We seek to provide accessibility for all applicants with disabilities consistent with our accessibility policies and the AODA. Please let us know if you require an accommodation and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.
We thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.