Mentor
Spark Lifecare
Barrhaven, Ontario, Canada
1d ago

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.

MENTOR

Our client is a 9-year-old boy living in Barrhaven. Living with high-functioning Autism and general anxiety, he is looking for support with activities around the house, school support, and for a buddy to encourage him to participate in community activities with his twin and another caregiver! He is a very creative kid, loving colouring, lego and playing with wooden blocks! The ideal candidate would have experience working with kids with autism, experience with behaviours, have experience as an Educational Assistant or has teaching experience, have valid NVCI certification, and be okay with cats.

2-3 days / week

Additional hours may be requested by the family

$18 - 20 / hr

Anticipated Start Date : September 9

Requirements

  • 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
  • Assets

  • University or College education in a related field
  • CPI, TCI, and / or NVCI training (current 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

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