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Community Support Worker/Life Skills Instructor – Permanent, Part Time


Position: Community Support Worker/Life Skills Instructor

Location: Enrichment Services Centre– Cloverdale

Hours: 25.5-hour a week position

(Position hours are generally set between 8:30am-3:00pm Monday to Friday)

We are looking for a Community Support Worker/ Life Skills instructor to join our Enrichment Program Team! A successful applicant will be energetic, creative, and knowledgeable with support strategies for individual with diverse abilities.

About Sources

SOURCES is a community-based non-profit organization that has been providing support, encouragement, and hope for individuals and families in White Rock, Surrey, Delta, Langley, Prince George, and Parksville for 40 years. We serve 40,000 individuals yearly and that is all owing to our dedicated team. We welcome people of all genders, races, cultures, ethnicities, and abilities. We strive to create more vibrant and resilient communities by offering support to children, youth, families, persons with disabilities, seniors, LGBTQ2S+ individuals, and others who are coping with isolation, addiction, mental illness, poverty, disability and conflict. We also support our communities through leadership, education, and volunteerism.

SOURCES is also committed to learning about, celebrating and incorporating Indigenous knowledge into our practices as we continue our work in truth, reconciliation, and resurgence.

We value diversity, respect, and collaboration as we are all striving to promote the same mission—social wellness for our community.

Enrichment Services Centre

The Enrichment Services Center offers a group-based program providing a set curriculum of activities weekly to promote well-being, social participation, and independence.  Our set curriculum is based on five categories of activities that we believe support meaningful experiences and opportunity for growth. Staff will work as a team to facilitate daily activities to foster new experiences and skill building.


  • ·         Direct client support through modelling and teaching
  • ·         Supporting clients with personal care needs as needed
  • ·         Behaviour and communication support
  • ·         Reporting and documentation
  • ·         Engaging in positive and meaningful supports with service users
  • ·         Working cohesively with a team of caring and compassionate professionals
  • ·         Ability to work independently in the community with clients in their homes/community
  • ·         Understanding of person-centered approach


  • ·         Minimum 1-year post-secondary education, preferably in behavior sciences, social
  •        work, community social services or the demonstrated equivalent through past work experience.
  • ·         Experience working with people with developmental/physical barriers.
  • ·         Training and/ or experience working with clients with behavioural challenges, issues related to mental health or dual diagnosis is a strong asset.
  • ·         Familiarity with Community Inclusion and the goals of Community Living British Columbia.
  • ·         Demonstrated ability to work independently, take initiative and actively use critical thinking skills
  • ·         Must be comfortable in providing personal care supports such as lifting and transferring, feeding and toilet assistance for clients needing personal care assistance, if required.
  • ·         Participate fully in life skills training along with theatre, arts and culture, swimming and a wide variety of recreation and leisure activities.
  • ·         Candidates must have a good command of the English language, and familiarity with Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu, or Chinese would be an asset.
  • ·         Class 5 or 7 license required with a good driving record to start.
  • ·         Ability to pass a Criminal Record check is required.
  • ·         Comfort and familiarity with the use of Windows related programs and internet resources is essential.
  • ·         Vaccine passport required

Start Date: September 5th, 2022

Salary: $20.94 hour to start


  • ·         100% employer paid coverage for extended health and dental
  • ·         Long term disability, life insurance, critical illness insurance, accidental death & dismemberment coverage
  • ·         Employee & Family Assistance plan
  • ·         Pension plan
  • ·         Generous paid time off, starting at 3 weeks

Closing Date: August 26th, 2022

How to apply: Please email your cover letter and resume to Christine Diamond, Community Inclusion Manager-Surrey, Please include where you saw this job posting in your email. Thank you.