Why Join the Team?
At Community Living Prince Edward, people are at the heart of everything we do. Our vibrant team of Supervisors, Support Coordinators, and Direct Support Professionals are committed to inspiring possibilities in the lives of people with intellectual disabilities and their families that we support in the Prince Edward County area.
A career in developmental service at Community Living Prince Edward offers:
- flexible hours
- competitive compensation
- staff training & opportunities for personal growth
- vibrant & supportive team environment
- opportunity to make meaningful connections & Impact
Current Job Opportunities
Community Living Prince Edward is a not-for-profit FOCUS-accredited organization located in Picton, ON, which advocates and provides services for children, youth, and adults with an intellectual disability and their families. We exist to facilitate the full participation, inclusion, and citizenship of people with an intellectual disability in the life of the community. We are currently recruiting for three (3) Full-time positions:
One (1) Community Support Worker (Employment) Position
The primary focus of these roles is to enhance the personal growth and quality of life for the people we serve and their families by facilitating personal independence, employment, volunteerism, community participation, and fostering valued social roles. Working effectively as a team member, you will promote the Mission and Vision statements of CLPE and the values of Person Directed Planning and FOCUS Accreditation.
Using a person-directed planning approach, the successful candidate will promote inclusive supports that are meaningful to each person we serve. This includes supporting people in attaining their personal outcomes related to social roles, recreational opportunities, participation in community clubs, and activities of their choice.
The CSS Employment role will, in addition to the above, also focus their support on facilitating skill development in a variety of areas, including job readiness and attainment, developing employer champions with local businesses focusing on job seekers, job creation, and entrepreneurship.
The successful incumbents will be graduates of DSW, SSW, or CYW programs, with experience facilitating person-directed planning and assisting people to identify their priorities, knowledge of community resources, and verified experience in job coaching and implementing employment plans.
If you share our commitment to providing responsive and flexible person-centered services within a work environment that fosters positive teamwork and strong community partnerships, we invite you to submit your resume and cover letter by September 8, 2023. In return, we offer a competitive compensation package in an environment of ongoing professional development. The full job description can be found at www.clpe.on.ca ->get involved->careers, then click on Community Support Worker and/or the Community Support Worker Employment.
67 King Street, Unit #1
Picton, Ontario, K0K 2T0
E-mail : [email protected]
Community Living Prince Edward is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection and appointment processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to this process, please advise human resources of your need to accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.
How to apply for a Direct Support Professional position:
We want the process of applying to be as simple as possible; please forward your resume to
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