Tell us about your business/organization and what makes you stand out as an employer?
Inclusion Parksville Society (IPS) has been serving the community since 1959 by supporting adults with diverse abilities through innovative programs. IPS is a well established and respected employer in the Oceanside community. We offer employees the opportunity to begin or further a life-long career in this unique social services field while working in a supportive and fun environment. Employees will join the union (BCGEU) and IPS offers training, competitive wages, and benefits.
How many employees do you have? 20
What do you look for in a new employee?
IPS looks for employees with the ability to respect, encourage, and support individuals with diverse abilities, and to assist individuals to reach their goals through the person-centered planning approach. Our employees should have knowledge of the Community Inclusion field, be progressive thinkers, a team player, and enjoy new challenges.
Preference is given to applicants with Community Support Worker certification and to people that have a background in a related field. IPS will also consider an applicant’s experience working with individuals with diverse abilities.
What advice would you give someone who wants to work for your organization?
If you are looking for a dynamic and rewarding career, look no further…apply! IPS offers training, benefits, competitive hourly wages, and you will be joining a fantastic team.
Do you anticipate hiring in the next 6 months? If so for what types of positions?
IPS has career opportunities at this time. IPS is currently accepting applications for Community Support Workers (CSWs) to fill temporary and permanent full-time and part-time positions. We have a temporary full-time position for a Vocational Counselor in our IPS Employment Services program. Finally, we are looking for CSW casual staff members.
What is the best way for someone to apply if they are interested in working for your organization?
Go to the Parksville Career Centre website to check out our job postings: https://www.careercentre.org/find-a-job/