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Position Title

Community Support Worker (CSW)

Position Status

Permanent Part-Time


This important role is about supporting a wonderful, funny man once a week.  This position is great for someone who enjoys going out for drives to local Vancouver landmarks and dining out at restaurants. This position, or more so the relationship that comes from this position, is an important part of supporting this person to have a well intentioned good life.  

Duties and responsibilities

You will meet this person at their home near 4th Avenue and Alma Street.  Most evenings will involve going out for a drive and then dining at a restaurant.  Some evenings you and the individual may stay home and prepare a meal.  Sometimes you may help the person to purchase groceries and there are times when you will need to do some housework.  Other duties include:

Support the person to make healthy food choices.
Provide information to the person where there is potential for complex challenges.
Communicate with a fun and supportive team.
Support dignity and independence. 


Vancouver (west side)

Reports to

Program Manager

Rate of Pay

CSW: $20.09/hour to $22.75/hour


3 Months

Driving Requirement

Driver's license (Class 5)

Preferred Training or Experience

We are recommending a minimum 1 year related experience working within the community living sector or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience.  Mental health experience would be an asset.

Skills and abilities

Calm and confident presence
Good listener
Demonstrated knowledge of practical skills in supporting people to observe and resolve conflicts in the community
Mandt training
Interest in politics and media would be an asset
Demonstrated ability to communicate key information to team members and supervisor
Driving is required, you will be driving the person's vehicle.

Specific Training or Experience Required

Supporting People who get anxious; Computer proficiency (email, Word, internet usage)

Expected Hours of Work

Sat 4 pm to 9 pm

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Supported Living - SC

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Covid-19 vaccination

Proof of vaccine required to support people to access community activities as per provincial guidelines


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Created at 3/9/2022 10:36 AM by James Chamberlin
Last modified at 3/9/2022 10:36 AM by James Chamberlin