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Community Worker

Employer

The Calgary Society of Community Opportunities

Date Posted

May 16, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $16.93 to $19.89 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 35 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date May 30, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

The Calgary Society of Community Opportunities

Languages

English

Education

  • College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 3 months to less than 1 year
  • or equivalent experience

Work setting

  • Urban area
  • Community agency
  • Various locations
  • Recreational facility/institution
  • Swimming
  • Fitness centre

Tasks

  • Assess client's relevant skill strengths and development needs
  • Assist clients/guests with special needs
  • Leading/instructing groups
  • Lead groups and individuals in recreational or leisure programs
  • Instruct groups and individuals in arts and crafts
  • Ensure health and safety regulations are followed
  • Co-ordinate recreation activities
  • Assist with coordination of recreational, sport and fitness events
  • Prepare reports
  • Understand principles of group dynamics
  • Leading/instructing individuals
  • Plan and carry out recreational, fitness and sports activities
  • Assemble supplies, sports and game equipment
  • Monitor recreational, sports or fitness activities to ensure safety and provide emergency or first aid assistance when required

Supervision

3-4 people

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate

Target audience

  • Persons with learning disabilities
  • Persons with physical disabilities
  • Persons with a disability

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Child welfare check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Vulnerable sector check

Transportation/travel information

  • Own vehicle
  • Vehicle supplied by employer
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Public transportation is available

Personal suitability

  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Judgement
  • Client focus
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Team player
  • Organized
  • Dependability
  • Reliability

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

Experience

Will train

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Mileage paid

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • On-site amenities

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Community Worker is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

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 for this NOC group 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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