Direct Support Professional
Ontario, Canada
14d ago

Founded in 1965, Christian Horizons is a non-profit, faith-based charitable organization supporting people with disabilities in Canada and around the world.

With over 3,500 employees, Christian Horizons supports nearly 2,000 people with developmental disabilities and their families.

Christian Horizons supports people within their communities throughout Ontario and Saskatchewan. Internationally, Christian Horizons works in partnership with local organizations to promote the inclusion and rights of people with disabilities in seven developing countries.

We are currently hiring for the following positions in the Kingston area :

FULL-TIME DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL (Supported Living Residential Home, Kingston) PART-TIME DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL (Supported Living Residential Home, Kingston) PART-

TIME NIGHT-AWAKE DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL (Supportive Living Residential Home, Kingston)

SUMMER (TEMPORARY. May to August) PART-TIME DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL (Supporting 4 Supportive Living Residential Homes in Kingston)

We are looking for passionate Direct Support Professionals (Support Workers) to assist persons with developmental disabilities to find a satisfying and purposeful place in their community by enhancing their quality of life and promoting personal growth.

In this role, you’ll be provided with opportunities to foster community inclusion, assist with activities of daily living, promote the implementation of person-

centered plans, and assist with aspects of personal care as needed.

For our residential support opportunities, you’ll be supporting individuals who live in community residential homes (group homes) where we provide 24 / 7 support.

We value flexibility in one’s schedule to meet our person centered support needs. Our schedules often include a rotation or days, evenings and working alternating weekends.

Overnight positions consist of 8 to10 hour shifts.

Our permanent part-time and full-time opportunities come with exciting benefits, entitlements, programs and perks! Be sure to ask us about them when you apply!

Application Deadline :

Application Deadline : March 21, 2019 Start Date : ASAP

Start Date : Applicants must apply ONLINE at :

Please attach a resume and cover letter outlining relevant experience to the :

Recruitment & Employee Relations Specialist

c / o Christian Horizons, East District Office

1950 Merivale Rd, Unit 3, Nepean, ON K2G 5T5

Email : eastjobs

Fax : 613-225-5955

  • Please note : We are hosting a JOB FAIR / OPEN HOUSE for anyone looking to explore career opportunities with Christian Horizons.
  • Event Details :

    Date : Thursday March 21, 2019 from 7 : 00pm to 9 : 00pm Location : Christian Horizons District Office, 1950 Merivale Rd, Unit #1 Nepean, ON K2G 5T5 Refreshments and light appetizers will be provided! Guests are asked to bring an up to date copy of a resume for purpose of meeting with our leaders. Qualifications :

    Requirements :

  • Education and experience in Developmental Services or a related field is preferred
  • A Developmental Service Worker Diploma is a preferred qualification
  • First Aid / CPR and Non Violent Crisis Intervention certifications
  • Valid Ontario G Driver’s License
  • Computer literacy
  • Commitments to a respectful and person-centered approach are essential assets
  • A preferred asset also includes proficiency in speaking / reading French
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