Permanent Casual Community Support Worker

Permanent Casual Community Support Worker

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File No: OP-21-311
Date Posted: December 9, 2021.
Closing Date: Until filled
Position: Permanent Casual Community Support Worker
Location: Various Community Residences
Hours of Work: No Minimum hours Guaranteed
Date of Vacancy: January 10, 2022.
Wage: Hourly: Hourly: $22.02- $22.75 (Plus $3 per hour pandemic pay


The Community Support Worker provides services and supports for clients in various locations as part of a team under the direction of in charge residential staff to ensure an optimum living environment.

Ongwanada offers defined benefit pension (HOOPP), a competitive benefit plan or paid in-lieu of benefits for casual and part-time employees.


  • Assists in direct care of and in maintaining a healthy, safe living environment for Persons Served;
  • Assisting in the provision of personal care i.e., bathing, dressing, feeding, brushing of teeth, toileting, etc.;
  • Participating with and supporting in areas such as cooking, (following direction of dietitian and Canada food guide), housecleaning, laundry, making beds, and outside duties as required;
  • Operating Ongwanada vehicles for transportation to and from various sites and activities, as required.
  • Participates in client-focused leisure and recreational activities and events:
  • Provides 1-1 support to clients as required under direction of person in charge/supervisor;
  • Other Duties as directed.

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  • Certification as a Health care Aide or related experience
  • Current certificates in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), First Aid
  • A valid class G driving license with full driving privilege, and successful completion of an Ongwanada recognized Defensive Driving Course
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, good oral and written communication skills combined with sound judgment
  • Experience working with the developmentally challenged would be an asset
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the job and to work shifts

Les candidats bilingues sont fortement encouragés à soumettre leur candidature.

Please submit a Cover Letter and Resume quoting file number by the noted closing date to:

Human Resources Generalist Human Resources Ongwanada                                                                                                                                                                                                       191 Portsmouth Avenue                                                                                                                                                                   Kingston, ON    K7M 8A6                                                                                                                                                                                 Fax (613) 548-8135  Email:

Please note consideration will be given to internal bargaining unit members before proceeding with external applicants.

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