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Job Details

Community Worker

Posted on Nov 17, 2020 by Developmental Disabilities Resource Centre of Calgary (DDRC)

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $19.50 hourly
  • Work Hours 37.5 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 5  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Dec 17, 2020
Job Requirements

Employer

Developmental Disabilities Resource Centre of Calgary (DDRC)

Languages

English

Education

College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Work Setting

  • Community centre
  • Social service or charity agency

Specific Skills

  • Obtain information and prepare reports or case histories
  • Assess client's relevant skill strengths and development needs
  • Resolve conflict situations
  • Implement behaviour management programs
  • Maintain program statistics for purposes of evaluation and research
  • Develop, co-ordinate and implement the delivery of specific services within the community
  • Assist clients/guests with special needs

Target Audience

  • Elderly
  • Culturally diverse groups
  • Persons who are deaf/hard of hearing
  • Persons who are blind/visually impaired
  • Persons with physical disabilities
  • Persons with mental health disabilities
  • Persons with Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)
  • Persons with learning disabilities
  • Persons with an intellectual disability
  • Females
  • Males

Security and Safety

  • Child welfare check
  • Criminal record check

Transportation/Travel Information

Public transportation is available

Work Location Information

  • Urban area
  • Various locations

Type of Community or Social Service

  • Education or training
  • Volunteer coordination
  • Programs dealing with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Programs dealing with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus
  • Judgement

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

By e-mail:

employment@ddrc.ca

Advertised Until

Dec 17, 2020

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Community Worker is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Community and Social Service Workers
SOCIAL

Interest in consulting with social assistance recipients and pensioners to advise and aid them in locating and utitizing a variety of community resources; in referring clients to other social services; in counselling clients living in group homes and halfway houses and assisting in pre-release and release planning; in providing crisis intervention and emergency-shelter services; and in co-ordinating volunteer activities of community and social services organizations

METHODICAL

Interest in compiling information to participate in the selection and admission of clients to appropriate programs; to assess clients' relevant skill strengths and deficits; and in maintaining contact with other social service agencies and health care providers involved with clients to provide information and obtain feedback on clients' overall progress

innovative

Interest in assisting clients to sort out options and develop plans of action, and in implementing and organizing the delivery of life-skills workshops, substance-abuse treatment programs, behaviour management programs, youth services programs and other community and social service programs under the supervision of social workers and health care professionals

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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