Careers

Community Support Services of Niagara is a not-for-profit agency. Our mission is to assist both seniors and adults with disabilities to live independently through comprehensive client-driven community support services.

Brokered Worker - Property Maintenance & General Labour

Position: Brokered workers (across Niagara Region – from Fort Erie to Grimsby)

 Purpose: Contract Self-employed position offering services to seniors and adults living with a disability

 Responsibilities:

  • Workers required across the Niagara Region to assist seniors and adults with disabilities with gardening, grass cutting, minor home repairs and odd jobs.
  • Although you will work for yourself, you will be required to complete the screening process: application form, personal interview, sign confidentiality agreement, attend orientation and submit to a police check.
  • .The orientation will enable you to be aware of CSSN policies
  • Possess good verbal and written communication skills.
  • To have patience, understanding and enjoy helping others.
  • To have patience, understanding and enjoy helping others.
  • Ability to speak a second language an asset.
  • Previous experience in a dedicated field of work preferred (i.e. license, years of experience, etc.)

 Please call our office at 905-682-3800 ext35

Self Employed Brokered Worker – Snow Removal

Position: Brokered workers (across Niagara Region – from Fort Erie to Grimsby)

Purpose: Contract Self-employed position offering snow removal services to seniors and adults living with a disability

Responsibilities:

  • Workers required across the Niagara Region to assist seniors and adults with disabilities with snow removal.
  • Although you will work for yourself, you will be required to complete the screening process: application form, personal interview, sign confidentiality agreement, attend orientation and submit to a police check.
  • The orientation will enable you to be aware of CSSN policies
  • Possess good verbal and written communication skills.
  • To have patience, understanding and enjoy helping others, specifically seniors and adults living with a disability.
  • Ability to communicate clearly in English, a second language is an asset.
  • Previous experience in a dedicated field of work preferred (i.e. license, years of experience, etc.)

Contact Darlene at dupper@cssn.ca or 905-682-3800, ext. 35

HOMEMAKERS NEEDED IN ST. CATHARINES AND NIAGARA FALLS

Responsibilities:

  •  To provide and complete agreed upon and specific services for clients in their own home
  • To provide services including light housekeeping, cleaning, laundry, errands, food preparation as determined by the client and the CSSN Service Coordinator
  • To advise the CSSN Service Coordinator if you cannot perform the work
  • To work in a safe manner and wear gloves as required and non-slip shoes and safety equipment as designated
  • To refrain from lifting or moving heavy objects such as sofas, refrigerators etc.
  • To be available for client assignments up to 24 hours per week
  • To be a good listener and respect the needs, decisions and rights of the client
  • To refrain from providing the following activities including: personal care, lifting of client, dispensing medications, providing advice – if in doubt contact CSSN Service Coordinator
  • To inform the CSSN Service Coordinator of any concerns noted in client’s condition or safety issues in client’s home
  • To understand and follow emergency procedures
  • To keep a record of hours worked and report to CSSN Service Coordinator
  • To inform the CSSN Service Coordinator if you can no longer be a homemaker or will be away for a length of time
  • To maintain confidentiality

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • To complete the screening process: application form, personal interview, police check including vulnerable sector clearance, provision of references, sign confidentiality agreement and attend orientation and training (mandatory)
  • To be available for scheduled shifts
  • Reliable vehicle
  • Valid driver’s license and insurance (with $1,000,000 liability coverage)
  • To have patience, understanding and enjoy helping others
  • Ability to speak French an asset

Wage, Benefits & Hours:

  • Workers are CSSN part time staff
  • Scheduled shifts Mon-Fri, up to 24 hours per week
  • Hourly wage of $15.50 plus 4% vacation pay
  • Ability to work between the hours 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Probationary period is 3 months
  • Paid training day, to be added onto first pay cheque (after working first schedule).

We thank all those for applying in advance, due to volume only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

CSSN is an equal-opportunity employer