About Working With CSCL

About Work With CSCLIf you are looking for a challenging and rewarding career, working closely with fellow members of your community to achieve a positive societal impact, we may just have the position for you…

The Chilliwack Society for Community Living has exciting opportunities for full, part time and casual employment, providing supports to individuals with developmental disabilities to enable them to be an integral part of the community.

CSCL employs over 300 people in the Chilliwack area. We are committed to building a diverse workforce and a friendly welcoming environment. CSCL values caring and dedicated employees.

If this describes you, we welcome your application.

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Competitive wages

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Comprehensive benefits package

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Training, job development and growth opportunities

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Flexible hours for students and retirees

  • Must be 19 years of age or older
  • Must possess a valid BC Class 5 Driver’s License
    (Class 7 – not accepted)
  • Clear Criminal Record Check
  • Doctors Certificate of Good Health
  • Clean Driver’s Abstract
  • Tuberculosis Screening and Immunization Record
  • Caring About Food Safety Certificate
  • Within the probationary period must be able to obtain:
    • BC Class 4 Driver’s License
    • First Aid Certificate
    • Food Safe Certificate
  • Must be fluent in verbal and written English
  • Must be willing to work a variety of shifts
    including evenings and weekends
  • Level of Education:
    • Preferred – Community Support Worker Certificate, Social Services Diploma, Residential Care Attendant, ECE or Child & Youth Care (for Children and Youth Services).
    • Other post secondary education in related fields
  • Level of Experience:
    • Community Living agencies, School Districts, Long term care facilities, day cares/activity programs
    • Life experience (ie supporting a family member with a developmental disability)
    • Volunteer or practicum placement
  • A positive attitude!

CSCL provides many in house training opportunities to full time, part time and casual employees. The training includes:

Orientation Day

All new employees are provide with a day long general orientation to CSCL within the first 6 months of employment. Topics include:  CSCL’s History, Organizational Overview, Philosophy of Support, Individual Rights, Right Relationships, Accreditation and Privacy.

Core 1

Core 1 presents a history of society’s treatment of persons with developmental disabilities and how this history influences our practice.

Core 2

Core 2 provides an opportunity for staff to enhance their understanding of self concept, personality preferences, learning styles and perception.

Core 3

Core 3 provides participants with a deeper appreciation for the inherent strength and capacity families possess in view of their unique circumstances.

Goals and Why Teach?

Illustrates the importance for staff to recognize those teachable moments in a day.

CPI (Non Violent Crisis Intervention)

All employees are provided with CPI certification. This training provides employees with the skills to confidently resolve potentially violent crisis. This training is facilitated by CSCL staff that has been certified by the Crisis Prevention Institute.

First Aid and CPR

Recertification is provided to all existing employees through local contractors.