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.
Our client is a wonderful gentleman in his 40s living in the Centretown area of Ottawa. Living with a Developmental Disability, Anxiety, and Depression, he is looking for a supportive buddy to help him build his self-confidence, manage his depression and stay out of the hospital, and apply for jobs. He loves movies of all kinds, is a big animal guy, and enjoys the company of kind people. You would be the ideal candidate if you are compassionate and supportive, have current ASIST training, have professional experience working with mental health and employment, and if you are okay with cats.
Hours and schedule to come
Preferable morning shifts beginning at 10am
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 Standard Level C certification
Smartphone with a data plan
Criminal Record & Vulnerable Sector Check (within the last 12 months)
"G" level license and access to a reliable vehicle
University or College education in a related field
NVCI or equivalent certification
ASIST or equivalent certification
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