Job Opportunities

Current Openings

CASUAL PART-TIME WORKER (linked from How to Apply page)


  • Minimum Personal Support Worker Certificate, Health Care Aide Certificate or equivalent
  • Experience in a setting for people who have physical and/or developmental disability
  • Obtain and maintain First-Aid Certification, Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) and WHMIS training within six months
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Bondable
  • Valid driver’s license and a good driving record
  • Bilingualism an asset, essential where necessary


  • Understand and promote the Agency’s Goals and Objectives
  • Understand and adhere to all policies and procedures of the Agency and the Program
  • Understand and adhere to all governing Federal, Provincial and Municipal Legislative Acts
  • present a positive public image of the Agency
  • Ensure and provide quality services
  • Participate as a team member
  • Adhere to availability call-in procedures
  • Participate and promote team approach to ensure quality of client service through the Person Centered Plan process
  • Promote community inclusion and concept of normalization
  • Ensure client dignity, privacy and confidentiality at all times


Client Service

  • Adhere to all Medication Procedures
  • Participate in development and provide follow through of Individual Service Plan (ISP) and Person Centered Plan (PCP)
  • Responsible for awareness of medical side effects and medical conditions relating to clients in residence
  • Provide safe and responsible supervision of all clients
  • Provide a positive role model
  • Coach and counsel clients to enhance their personal health, fitness and well-being
  • Assist clients in planning and participating in community leisure activities
  • Assist individual clients with their personal hygiene and appearance, as needed
  • Ensure clients’ physical and emotional needs are recognized and addressed
  • Assist clients to maintain a safe, clean environment
  • Assist clients in completing and maintaining day to day maintenance chores and promote awareness of Health and Safety
  • Maintain communications with other Agency staff regarding the clients, as necessary
  • Provide transportation of clients in Agency vehicles, as required


  • Complete administrative duties, as required
  • Complete daily program and client logs, where applicable
  • Assist in the reduction of waste and recommend purchase of new materials
  • Record medical information in accordance with medical procedures
  • Ensure security; opening and closing of locations, as designated
  • Obtain approval for purchases from Manager or designate and record finances appropriately
  • Advise management of training needs and request appropriate training programs
  • Liaise with family members, where applicable
  • Attend all necessary meetings


  • Observe and reinforce Health and Safety Programs in the workplace; deal with accidents, hazards and incidents; administer first-aid and provide documentation as per the Act and Agency Procedures
  • Participate with ongoing Health and Safety Programs
  • Complete daily and monthly safety checks, where applicable
  • Maintain sound knowledge of and follow the Emergency Procedures
  • complete vehicle circle check and ensure safe and lawful operation of Agency vehicles
  • Abide by the Agency’s Non-Smoking Policy

**This Job Description reflects the general nature and scope of the job and is not intended to be all inclusive**


Co-op education is a structured way of learning that combines in-class learning with periods of actual work. The working experience is called a co-op placement. Co-op placements provide the chance to apply the latest theories and approaches learned in the classroom. It offers students excellent work experience in their field of study and gives them an edge when done school and competing for jobs. It shows employers that this person not only has the academic training and knowledge, but that they can also do the job.


Student placements give the opportunity for high school students to “test-drive” their career. It can provide a taste of real-life work experience to help decide whether this is the right career path.

If you are looking for a rewarding student or co-op placement, we encourage you to contact us.

How to Apply

It is the policy of Community Living Espanola to ensure that all vacancies are filled as effectively and efficiently as possible with qualified personnel and we are continually seeking people with the education and skills to support adults with developmental disabilities.

We are looking for people who want to make a difference; people who see the possibilities in others and can support them in reaching their full potential.

We are now accepting applications for entry level casual part-time positions.


  • Post-secondary diploma for Developmental Services Worker or equivalent in Human Services field preferred
  • First year DSW students may qualify
  • Personal Support Worker/Health Care Aide Certificate or equivalent
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Standard First Aid
  • Vulnerable Sector Criminal Reference Check will be required
  • Hours of work will vary
  • Bilingualism an asset

If you feel you have the necessary qualifications and additional requirements, please forward your resume and cover letter using one of the following methods:

Via mail: Hiring Committee
Community Living Espanola
345 Centre Street
Espanola, Ontario P5E 1E4

Via fax: (705) 869-0446

Via email:
(please indicate “Job Posting” in subject line)

YOU MAY ALSO DROP OFF YOUR RESUME AND COVER LETTER AT OUR OFFICE LOCATION BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 8:00am – 4:00pm MONDAY TO FRIDAY. (Please note the office is closed for lunch from 12-1pm)