Guelph Independent Living
  • 05-Jun-2017 to 20-Feb-2018 (PST)
  • Outreach
  • Guelph, ON, CAN
  • 19.10 - 19.92
  • Hourly
  • Part Time & Casual

Provided for full time employees

You can make a difference in the lives of adults with physical disabilities who have chosen to maintain their independence by living in their own homes with pride and dignity. Assistance from a professional and friendly Worker is a key component to providing this quality service. It isn't an easy job, so only exceptional, caring people need apply. 

We are currently looking to fill:

  • 4 month part-time contract (5-10hours/week), every other Saturday 7:15am to 11:45am and Sunday 7:15am to 1:45pm
  • casual positions with availability in the evening and weekends. 


Activities of daily living that assist adults with physical disabilities, who self-direct their care, to live independently, including:
• Transferring/positioning/turning
• Dressing/undressing
• Washing/bathing
• Toileting including bowel, bladder and catheter care
• Light housekeeping/laundry assistance
• Meal preparation/assistance with eating
• Follow through on programs developed by an occupational therapist, physiotherapist and/or speech therapist

• PSW certification or experience in the field preferred
• Use of a vehicle, valid driver's license, proof of valid insurance
• Ability to work shifts including days and/or evenings
• Commitment to work alternate weekends
• Successful criminal reference check
• Employment medical

Environment Conditions:
Exposure to:
• Household cleaners, pets, smoke, temperature fluctuations, client action
• Driving in inclement weather

Probationary - $19.10

Wage grid - $19.10 - $19.92

• Standard First/Aid CPR training
• Health and Safety Orientation
• Back Care, transfers and lifts training
• AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities) Customer Service training
• Documentation training
• Other ongoing training opportunities
• Flexible scheduling
• Benefits for full time positions

*Please note that students are welcome to apply, however, we do not hire specifically for full time summer employment.


Guelph Independent Living has the status of a Living Wage Supporter. 

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