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Careers at Sources

At Sources, we believe that the workforce is a vital resource that contributes to social wellness for our community.  We also know that the skill of our workforce is the foundation of a healthy and vibrant economy in our community and beyond


April 16, 2015 | INTERNAL/EXTERNAL JOB POSTING
COMPETITION NO. 15-29
POSITION:  Residential Care Worker – Temporary Part-Time
                    This position requires CUPE Union membership and is open to male and female applicants.
CURRENT LOCATION: Chestnut House – Delta (Ladner)
CURRENT HOURS: 37 hours per week (Wed 230-930pm, Thurs 230-9pm, Fri 230-10pm, Sat-Sun 8am-4pm)
POSITION SUMMARY:
Sources BC governs a wide range of programs in the Lower Mainland with the common aim to enhance social wellness for our community.  The Chestnut House program is located in Ladner.  The RCW at Chestnut House contributes to a highly organized, team oriented, and dynamic work environment that supports clients with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental disabilities in residential and community settings.  Support is provided in daily recreation/vocation settings in the community.  Clients may need support with behaviour management.  Clients are active, vocal, and usually highly involved in the community.  Positive support and engagement through conversation, games, and out-trips, special events, sports, to name a few, are routine.
QUALIFICATIONS:
• Minimum 3 months experience working with people with developmental disabilities and/or behavioural challenges
• 2 years post-secondary education, preferably in behavior sciences, social work, community social service or equivalent
• All employment requirements (which include First Aid, NCI Training, medical clearance, TB test, Sources training course, criminal record check, proof of SIN, immunization form, Class 5 Driver’s License) must be valid and current by agency-set deadlines or your application will not be considered
• Demonstrated ability to work independently, take initiative and actively use critical thinking skills
• Ability to use a word processor (Word for Windows) to produce concise, clear, professional written data and reports and use email, including Outlook, for regular communication
• Ability to follow a petty cash system and report expenses
• Participate fully in swimming, skating, biking, sports, and a wide variety of recreation and leisure activities
• Experience working with adults with Autism/PDD and/or clients with possible physical aggression, including effective responses to such behaviour i.e. NVPCI etc.
• Able to actively contribute to and follow safety, behaviour management, support plans, and instill consistency and stability in a home environment
• Demonstrated cooperation and communication skills as part of a team with co-workers and management
• Ability to transport (using program vehicles) and support clients in the community at their sites of employment, recreation, or other sites and required.  Current class 5 driver’s license is required
• Ability to participate in tasks, including routine maintenance related to running a residential facility

START DATE: May 22, 2015 or asap
END DATE:  Upon return of permanent employee
SALARY: 17.50 per hour
BENEFITS:  As per collective agreement
CLOSING DATE: April 27, 2015

PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION, INCLUDING A COVER LETTER AND RESUME, TO:
WILLIAM BRUNKE, MANAGER   applicationswb@gmail.com   Fax: 604-946-8110


APRIL 13, 2015 | INTERNAL/EXTERNAL JOB POSTING
COMPETITION NO. 15-28
POSITION: Special Summer Activity Coordinator – Temporary Part-Time
CURRENT LOCATION: Life Skills - Surrey
CURRENT HOURS:      30 hr/wk 
POSITION SUMMARY:
This position is responsible for researching, organizing, and scheduling weekly activities of participants in the Sources Day Program.  This is a summer student position and the applicant must meet eligibility criteria as set by the Canada Summer Jobs program (*see special qualifications).

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Sound  knowledge and interest working with people who have intellectual and/or physical challenges
• Must have good computer skills and good verbal and written skills
• Experience in facilitating recreational activities would be an asset
• Reliable vehicle and BC Driver’s license (business use mileage paid @ .45/km)
• Criminal record check required
*special qualifications
-  Must be registered in a full-time college or post-secondary program, both before and after
   the summer of 2015
- Preference will be given to students who live with a disability, are a member of a visible minority group, or come from a unique cultural background

START DATE: June 1, 2015
END DATE:  August 30, 2015
SALARY: $15.87 per hour
CLOSING DATE: May 15, 2015 @ 4:00 p.m.

PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO:
MICHAEL KALMUK, MANAGER LIFE SKILLS CENTRE
mkalmuk@sourcesbc.ca
Fax 604-592-5595