join our team of
CAREERS WITH NACL:
MEANINGFUL EMPLOYMENT IN EVERY WAY
Support yourself and your family by supporting youth and adults with diversabilities. Community support work is a deeply gratifying career with direct, positive impact on the people you work
Make your job mean more than a paycheque (but hey, we know those are important, too). Our competitive hourly rates beat the living wage for the Cowichan Valley, ranging from $25.05/hour to $28.75/hour for Community Support Workers, and $26.74/hour to $30.69/hour for Child and Youth Care Workers.
Plus, you may have the opportunity to join the Municipal Pension Plan and get Health and Dental Benefits through us!
Enjoy our "island lifestyle" in picturesque, amenity-rich Nanaimo, BC...
We run various housing, vocational, community inclusion, and specialized programs. Our staffed homes run 24/7. Our team members often begin as casual (on-call) and move into part-time or full-time, permanent positions. We’re looking for candidates who are compassionate and patient, with a belief in the ability of the community we serve. We advocate for inclusion and diversity in the workplace, hiring dedicated people from all walks of life with all levels of experience.
We believe support work isn’t just a job.
It’s a pathway to fulfilling careers in the non-profit sector.
ARE WE A MATCH?
We can’t train in natural curiosity and compassion. But we can connect curious, compassionate people who want to serve a greater good with an incredible group of people with diversabilities.
At NACL, we believe in the inherent abilities of the youth and adults we care for. We believe in a holistic approach to care that encompasses all facets of a person so that person can grow and develop to their fullest potential.
As a potential caregiver at NACL, you need to decide whether NACL, our goals, and our values match up with yours.
We Believe in Person Centered Planning
You accept and celebrate a person-centered approach to supportive care, which means you spend time with an individual with diversabilities to understand their routine and what’s important to and for them.
We Prioritize Inclusivity
You take a leadership role in building an inclusive community, striving to involve all people to be part of a fully-inclusive society. You have an inherent belief in the abilities of the people you serve and support.
We Value In-House Training Inclusivity
You are happy to take part in our in-house training on Person Centered Thinking (PCT) and Supporting Individuals Through Valued Attachments (SIVA), as well as outside certifications such as Emergency First Aid with CPR-C.
We Have a Growth Mindset
You look for opportunities to move from casual positions to part-time or full-time positions as they become available. You seek to further your skill sets and your work experience to cement your value as a committed team member.
We Are Open Communicators
You understand clear, respectful communication is of utmost importance when working with people with diversabilities and colleagues. You strive to resolve differences peacefully and respectfully.
We Give the Benefit of the Doubt
You value people’s unique perspectives and experiences, and will assess situations as they arise with compassion, patience, and care.
We Are Flexible and Available
You have flexible work hours to meet our community’s needs, and you are available to work weekends and night shifts to accommodate the 24/7 need.
We Are Proactive Problem-Solvers
You are often able to proactively identify and de-escalate potential conflicts. When disagreements and conflicts do arise, you navigate to a swift solution with safety and respect top of mind.
BENEFITS AND PERKS
MUNICIPAL PENSION PLAN
Save for retirement with the comprehensive Municipal Pension Plan package, with personal and employer contributions each paycheque. Secures you and your loved ones' futures with beneficiary assignments.
MEDICAL AND DENTAL COVERAGE
Get a competitive benefits package, including extended medical and dental for part-time and full-time employees. Not only that, but all staff get free access to our Employee Family Assistance Program (EFAP).
LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT
Learn on the job, develop your skills, and climb the career ladder to higher positions at NACL with role-specific in-house training.
RECREATION AND COMMUNITY
Say no to repetitive jobs and boring days. Explore local parks, trails, and outdoor/indoor activities, and support people with diversabilities to navigate everyday tasks (and fun!) in the community.
JOB OPENINGS AT NACL
MORE THAN A JOB...
NACL IS LIKE FAMILY
Work is so much easier when the rewards are rich and meaningful.
So don't just "get a job" - gain a second family. Join us at NACL!