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Supportive Roommate

Job Type: Permanent
Hours per Week: 7 days per week
Start Date: On-Going

Salary:
Location: Calgary Area/Region

Calgary Alternative Residential Services is accepting applications for the position of Supportive Roommate on an ongoing basis, to ensure a good match for both staff and clients. In this position, support will be provided in your own home, or in the client’s home, focusing on increased skill development. Responsibilities of these positions include (but are not limited to); assisting our clients with daily living skills such as budgeting, household management, meal preparation, hygiene and medical appointments, providing emotional support, recreation and leisure activities and assisting with volunteer opportunities.

If you are interested in becoming a Supportive Roommate please fill out the attached Supportive Roommate Application Form, and enclose it (completed) with your resume and forward to: jobs@c-a-s-s.org.

Please ensure you provide detailed information about the available space, home environment and geographical location. Previous experience in providing community/outreach support to adults with developmental disabilities is preferred. A criminal record check will also need to be provided; for safety and security purposes.

Should there be a match with your qualifications and available vacancies, you will be contacted by a Community Support Coordinator. We do not provide individual applicants with updates unless you have been selected to go through the interview process.

Thank you for your application!

Required Education:

Diploma or equivalent Disability Studies

Required Training:

A Police Check is required from all CASS Staff. The successful applicant will have/or complete the following training within three months of being hired; Abuse Awareness Training, First Aid, CPI, Health & Safety training plus Introduction to Your Role and Challenging Behaviours (Parts I & II) online material. Some of these courses are available here at CASS.

Other Requirements:

A Police Information and Vulnerable Sector Check less than 6 months old.

How to apply?

Please email your resume and cover letter to: jobs@c-a-s-s.org and include your First Name, Last Name and Job Reference number in the subject line.

Alternative ways to submit your resume:
Fax: 403.283.0691
Mail: Calgary Alternative Support Services Attn: Jobs at CASS;
2335 - 30th Avenue NE Calgary Alberta, T2E 7C7

Only applicants suitable for the role will be contacted. No phone calls please.