Direct Support Professional

OUR MISSION: People with intellectual disabilities have the opportunity to participate in all elements of living in the community. “Our Community Where We All Belong”

Have you ever wanted a fulfilling career supporting and inspiring possibilities for a person in your community who has an intellectual disability? Our Direct Support Professionals provide a wide range of supports to persons with an intellectual disability aged 18-years and older in the absence of natural family supports, friends, and community. This program provides 24-hour support staff within a group home setting.

Employment opportunities include permanent positions in the following capacity:

Scheduled primarily for afternoons, evenings and weekends and you may also be scheduled for either awake and/or asleep overnight shifts if required.  Additional shifts and on-call opportunities available, based on seniority.

Actively provide direct care through assistance, guidance, and life skill coaching. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, personal and health care, person-centered goal planning, overall household duties, shopping, and meal preparation. Ensure the safety and well-being of each person at all times.  

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Resumes can be submitted online through, emailed to or faxed to Human Resources at 905-688-9926.

We are an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005), Community Living St. Catharines will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection, and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If you require a disability-related accommodation, please inform the Human Resources Department. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. To request an alternate format, please contact the HR Department at 905-688-5222, Ext. 276, or by email to, or by TTY, to 905-688-5222.

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