Careers @ DCSCL
Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding career?
Dawson Creek Society for Community Living provides various types of support to individuals with developmental disabilities to enable them to be a full participants in our community. We provide a competitive rate of pay and a full benefits package. We are an equal opportunity employer.
Working in a job providing direct services to people with disabilities is not for everyone. The work demands a number of personal qualities, some which can be learned and some which you must already possess.
The most important of these, and one which we demand from everyone, is that you must truly believe that people with disabilities are individuals with the same rights as any other person. This includes the right to dignity and respect and the right to live and work in their own community.
New employees generally begin employment as “casual workers” and get a taste of our different work areas. As a casual worker, your name will be on our casual list and you will gain work according to your seniority.
Casual Workers are required to work different shifts at different locations and assist people with different needs. By working at different locations, the experience you gain will assist you, if you wish to apply for a regular position. As a Casual Worker, we cannot guarantee how many hours you will be assigned, but we can tell you that most Casual Workers work as many hours as they can handle. Regular positions are acquired by applying for the positions that are posted at each location.
If this sounds like a career for you, the hiring requirements include a minimum grade twelve education - post secondary education would be preferred, a valid Class 5 drivers’ license with a clean driving record, valid First Aid certificate and a Food Safe certificate. Additional training is done on site and through on-line courses.
Interested in a career at DCSCL? Please fill out our application form and submit as follows:
- Download and save the form to your computer.
- Form must be filled out completely or it will not submit.
- When submitting, choose the first option, 'Default Email Application.
Dawson Creek, BC
Dawson Creek, BC
Types of Career Opportunities
Dawson Creek Society for Community Living has a variety of Career Opportunities available.
Current openings are available through the link above.
Below are descriptions of our most common career opportunities.
Community Support Worker
Residential Support Worker
About CARF Accreditation
CARF is the company that we have contracted with to examine our organization.
CARF stands for “The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities” CARF provides this service to hundreds of service-providing organizations throughout North America.
CARF has three core values and all of their standards are based on these values:
- All people have the right to be treated with dignity and respect.
- All people should have access to needed services that achieve optimum outcomes.
- All people should be empowered to exercise informed choice.
The main purpose of CARF is to promote quality services for persons being served, their families, and employees, through accreditation.