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Community Assistant

L'Arche - Halifax
Overview
Salary Not specified
Posting Date July 27, 2020
Closing Date August 2, 2020


Description
L'Arche: We welcome Assistants to live, work, and learn together with men and women with intellectual disabilities in our communities across Canada. L'Arche strives to shape a more human and just society by offering people of different abilities a life changing experience of companionship, community, belonging, and fun.


Skills
Opportunities:
o Each year L'Arche hires over 200 new Assistants to live and work in 29 communities across Canada
o All new Assistants participate in the L'Arche Leadership Development Program
o Many Assistants choose to stay at L'Arche for one or two years. There are also opportunities for longer term roles in leadership across the country
o There are opportunities to transfer to one of 154 L'Arche communities in 38 countries around the world
o Compensation and Benefits are provided.

Requirements:
o We hire people from a wide variety of educational backgrounds.
o We are looking for people with an open attitude, ability to work as part of team, a desire to grow, and who want to make a meaningful difference in the world
o Personal traits of creativity, flexibility, attention to detail, and ability to organize time and carry responsibility are important for the role of Assistant.
o We will provide training for First Aid & CPR, Medication Administration, Crisis Prevention and Intervention, as well as orientation to specific personal care routines & disabilities. Formation in relationship building, vision and mission is provided through the L'Arche Leadership Development Program.
o Pre-employment requirements: Criminal reference check (vulnerable sector)
o Canadian driver’s licence is an asset but not a requirement.


Other Information
How to Apply:
To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to assistantcoordinator@larchehalifax.org, by August 2, 2020.


How To Apply
Contact:

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