Summer Student DSP
Woodstock and District Developmental Services -WDDS
Woodstock, ON, Canada
3d ago
source : Jobillico

As a leader in the field of Developmental Services,Woodstock and District Developmental Services (WDDS) hasexperienced continuous growth and is currently recruiting SummerStudents to work as Direct Support Professionals assisting peoplewith developmental disabilities find a satisfying and purposefulplace in their community by enhancing their quality of life andpromoting personal growth.

WDDS providesexciting employment, advancement and leadership developmentopportunities. As a Summer Student, you will begin your orientationonce you have completed your semester and will have the opportunityto work in Group Living, Supported Independent Living or DayServices.

If you don’t have much experience, don’t worry, we offerextensive training.

The good news is that youremployment won’t end there. If you attend a local school, you wouldbe able to work weekends and holidays.

If this is not possible foryou, we only ask that you work the Christmas / New Year’s break andcommit to returning to WDDS in April or at the end of yoursemester.

If you want a summer job that truly makes a difference inthe lives of people with developmental disabilities, then WDDS isthe place for you.

To be considered for aSummer Student DSP position at WDDS you must have :

  • ValidDriver’s License with an good driving record
  • Valid CPREmergency First Aid Certificate
  • Current Police Checkincluding Vulnerable Screening and Driving Abstract issued within 3months
  • Flexibility in working hours to accommodatesupport requirements. This may include working days, afternoons,evenings, nights, weekends and public holidays
  • Abilityto do personal care and / or work with people with high behaviours

  • Minimum Grade 12 but preferencewill be given to those with Post-Secondary education. Candidatesmust provide proof of education credentials at the time of theinterview.
  • If you feel you can make a difference and wanta summer job with meaning that will provide you with excellent workexperience, please send your resume along with a cover letterindicating that you are looking for summer employment to : careers

    WDDS is an equal opportunityemployer and we value the importance of diversity, dignity andworth of every individual in the workplace.

    WDDS offersaccommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitmentprocesses. If you are contacted by WDDS regarding a jobopportunity, please advise prior to the interview if you requireaccommodation.

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