Love helping people? We're looking for passionate, hardworking, and self-directed people to join our team of caregivers. Spark Inc is an innovative and award-winning organization that matches clients to the best one to one care in the community.
CHILD & YOUTH WORKER
Our client is an active teenage lady living in Ottawa. Living with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder and with limited verbal communication, she is looking for support in being able to go out to the park, for a walk, or dancing around and having fun! She loves music, walking, dancing, and singing! You would be the ideal candidate if you are able to speak Portuguese, have experience working with complex autism behaviours, have current Non-Violent Crisis Intervention training, and are able to engage with and have fun with her!
3 hours/week for 12 weeks
Flexible scheduling options available
RATE OF PAY
Anticipated start date: Immediate
Cover letter outlining why you would be a great match for Spark. Tell us who you are!
Valid First Aid and CPR level C certification
Smartphone with a data plan
Criminal Record & Vulnerable Sector Check (within the last 12 months)
University or College education in a related field
CPI, TCI, and/or NVCI training (current certification)
Driver's license level "G" and access to a reliable vehicle
Spark is looking to hire motivated, dedicated, and experienced Child and Youth Support Workers. In this role, you'll be working with children and youth in the community living with Autism Spectrum Disorder, varying mental illnesses, and behavioural challenges.
Care is tailored to each person, so each position is unique. Some clients need mainly in-home support. Others require support participating in community activities. Whatever the circumstances, we want people who will genuinely care about their well-being.
Why Choose Spark?
At Spark, we value community, work life balance and career development. To help foster your personal and professional growth, we partner with Spark* University, a non-profit focused on equipping, educating, and empowering caregivers. Spark U makes your job easier so you can focus more on you and your clients.
Whatever our clients' age, background, or circumstances, we help them choose the perfect fit from our handpicked team of passionate, skilled and committed caregivers. As a caregiver with Spark, you have a voice in the matching process. We believe that your input will foster the best long-term relationships with your clients. At Spark you'll have flexibility, autonomy and a team who truly cares about you.
Get to know us at sparkcares.ca