Permanent Full Time Community Connectors (Community Participation Supports)

Permanent Full Time Community Connectors (Community Participation Supports)

Permanent Full Time Community Connectors (Community Participation Supports)

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File No: OP-23-198
Date Posted: July 19, 2023
Closing Date: July 26, 2023
Location: Napanee Community Program – non standard schedules(up to 4)
Date of Vacancy: October 2, 2023
Hours of Work: 80 hours per pay
Wage: Hourly: Start- $30.49  6 Months- $31.05  One Year- $31.48

POSITION:   Napanee Community Participation Supports is an environment which supports opportunities for full integration in the community for persons with disabilities.

Staff will provide support to participants in all aspects of community integration as participants explore their employment, recreational and community interests and personal goals.

Staff will work with participants to plan activities and will actively look for ways to promote inclusivity, including opportunities for participants to create natural supports.


Provides direct care for persons served by performing such duties as:

  • Through person directed discussions, staff will assist persons served to access services that focus on community participation, life skills and employment/volunteer opportunities;
  • Staff will implement feedback from participants about what is a meaningful activity and will assist participants to access that activity;
  • Support participants in the development of new interests and provide support to participants to increase opportunities for connection with others;
  • Proactively address any barriers to full participation of persons served in community activities;
  • Assist participants to access existing community services whenever possible;

Performing other related duties as assigned.For the complete position description please refer to the “staff login” section of the Ongwanada website ( ) or contact Human Resources.


  • Graduates of a Community College or University in a related field i.e Developmental Service Worker (DSW), Behavioural Science Technologist (BST), B.A. Psychology, or another acceptable post-secondary program deemed to be appropriate;
  • Current CPR/First Aid certificates and complete re-certification as per Ongwanada standards
  • Successfully complete/maintain Non-Violent Crisis Interventions Training as per Ongwanada Policies
  • Incumbent must have successfully completed a Pharmacology course deemed acceptable to Ongwanada and maintain medication training in keeping with Ongwanada policies
  • Applicants must possess a valid Class G driver’s license with full driving privileges and a wiliness to complete a defensive driving course and provide transportation for persons served.
  • Good interpersonal skills and good oral and written communication skills are required to communicate effectively with supervisors, persons served, families, other departments and agencies
  • Experience providing support to persons with developmental disabilities would be an asset

Please submit a Cover Letter and Resume quoting file number by 4 pm on the noted closing date to:                                                  

Human Resources Specialist- Human Resources


191 Portsmouth Avenue

Kingston, ON    K7M 8A6

Fax (613) 548-8135   Email:

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