Careers & RFP’s

Join Our Team

Interested in careers at HCSS? Our not-for-profit organization provides community support services including Meals on Wheels, Non-Emergency Medical Transportation, Volunteer Drivers, Friendly Visiting, Housekeeping Services, Adult Day Programs and Overnight Relief within Grey-Bruce.

Current Postings

Housekeeper - Owen Sound, Wiarton, Southampton/Port Elgin, Durham

About Home & Community Support Services

Home and Community Support Services (HCSS) of Grey-Bruce is a team of caring staff and volunteers who provide community based services that support independence and enhance the quality of daily life for seniors, adults and their families.

About the role

We are currently hiring in 4 of our regions; Owen Sound, Wiarton, Southampton/Port Elgin, & Durham. The hourly rate starts at $16.37, offers flexible hours, and paid mileage.

The Housekeeper duties include, but are not limited to;

  • Routine cleaning (dusting, laundry, bathroom cleaning, dish washing, disinfecting, etc.)
  • Meal preparation
  • Shopping & errands

No personal care is provided while working in this position. Duties vary according to the individuals need who is receiving the service, and are based on one of our service plans. The Housekeeper must work within a client centered philosophy.

Candidates must provide a recent vulnerable sector criminal record search, be able to travel to client homes (within a 40km radius), and be physically able to perform key functions of the position.

This position is casual/part-time, with variable hours to start.

Skills required

Written and verbal communication skills are required, and candidates must be able to work with minimal supervision. A minimum one to three years volunteering with or working with seniors and adults with physical disabilities is preferred. Candidates must also be able to work safely and responsibility while working with the clients and during travel time.

Employment Requirements

  • Valid G drivers license
  • Reliable mode of transportation
  • Passing of a vulnerable sector criminal record search
  • Fully vaccinated for COVID-19

Why work with us?

  • Flexible work hours
  • Paid travel time
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Independent work environment

Accommodation

HCSS is committed to providing accommodations to candidates whom require such services. Please let us know if you require an accommodation during the recruitment process.

Equal Employment Opportunities

HCSS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, colour, religion, sex national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital or family status, veteran status, medical condition, or disability.

Application Process

Please note that only successful applicants will be contacted. Please specify which location you are applying for in your application email.

Please send resume to:

Simonne Myette, Human Resources Specialist at smyette@hcssgreybruce.com.

Home and Community Support Services of Grey Bruce

Unit G12 1650 16th Street East,

Owen Sound, Ontario, N4K 6N7

 

Wage: starts at $16.37 per hour

Program Assistant (PSW) - Casual - Owen Sound

About Home & Community Support Services

Home and Community Support Services (HCSS) of Grey-Bruce is a team of caring staff and volunteers who provide community based services that support independence and enhance the quality of daily life for seniors, adults and their families. This position offers a wide range of flexibility and a low stress work environment.

About the Role

  • Provide education, information and support to caregivers of clients.
  • Provide assistance with ADLs for the clients attending
  • Must be available for all shifts; days, evenings and nights
  • Assist with planning activities and resources required for the operation of the
  • Day Away and Overnight Relief programs, as delegated by the Programs & Camp; Activities Coordinator.
  • Work directly with clients during the program hours – Implement the daily schedule of client / volunteer activities and lead the program as delegated by the Program and Activities Coordinator;
  • Assist clients with personal care needs as identified and delegated by the Registered staff, and as a member of the staff team
  • Will work in the Owen Sound Adult Day Program with option to provide relief at other ADP sites in Grey Bruce

Employment Requirements

  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Reliable mode of transportation
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years’ experience working with the elderly and the physically challenged and their families
  • Knowledge of Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders, and previous experience working with volunteers is an asset
  • Fully vaccinated against COVID-19

Accommodation

HCSS is committed to providing accommodations to candidates who require such services. Please let us know if you require accommodation during the recruitment process.

Equal Employment Opportunities

HCSS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, colour, religion, sex national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital or family status, veteran status, medical condition, or disability.

Application Process

E-mail your application to Simonne Myette, Human Resources Specialist, at smyette@hcssgreybruce.com.

Please note that only successful applicants will be contacted.

Wage: starts at $20.92

Job Types: Casual, Permanent

Program Assistant (PSW) - Casual - Hanover

About Home & Community Support Services

Home and Community Support Services (HCSS) of Grey-Bruce is a team of caring staff and volunteers who provide community based services that support independence and enhance the quality of daily life for seniors, adults and their families. We are currently looking for a PSW to work casual and on call hours at our Hanover Adult Day Away Program. This position offers a wide range of flexibility and a low stress work environment.

About the Role

  • Provide education, information and support to caregivers of clients.
  • Provide assistance with ADLs for the clients attending
  • Must be available for all shifts; days, evenings and nights
  • Assist with planning activities and resources required for the operation of the
  • Day Away and Overnight Relief programs, as delegated by the Programs & Camp; Activities Coordinator.
  • Work directly with clients during the program hours – Implement the daily schedule of client / volunteer activities and lead the program as delegated by the Program and Activities Coordinator;
  • Assist clients with personal care needs as identified and delegated by the Registered staff, and as a member of the staff team
  • Will work in the Hanover Adult Day Program with option to provide relief at other ADP sites in Grey Bruce

Employment Requirements

  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Reliable mode of transportation
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years’ experience working with the elderly and the physically challenged and their families
  • Knowledge of Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders, and previous experience working with volunteers is an asset
  • Fully vaccinated against COVID-19

Accommodation

HCSS is committed to providing accommodations to candidates who require such services. Please let us know if you require accommodation during the recruitment process.

Equal Employment Opportunities

HCSS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, colour, religion, sex national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital or family status, veteran status, medical condition, or disability.

Application Process

E-mail your application to Simonne Myette, Human Resources Specialist, at smyette@hcssgreybruce.com.

Please note that only successful applicants will be contacted.

Wage: starts at $20.92

Job Types: Casual, Permanent

Request for Proposals

RFP - Strategic Planning Consultant

We are seeking a consultant to lead HCSS-GB in a project which has three components. Each of these components is outlined below:

1. Complete a Workplan to Guide the Strategic Planning Process – HCSS Grey Bruce would like to have an updated strategic plan to work on. Our last strategic plan, attached to this RFP, still has some factors that are relevant, but many have changed. Our goal is to have this new strategic plan for board approval by late fall 2022.

2. Facilitation and Engagement  – To help HCSS-GB envision their mission, vision and values through facilitation of staff and board. Review engagement plan for other partners, including healthcare, social services, corporate, donors, clients and volunteers.

3. Help Develop the Plan – based off facilitation with staff, and engagement processes, support the creation of strategic planning priorities.

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  PREVIOUS STRATEGIC PLAN

 

Give your time

Our impactful work is hugely reliant on our volunteers and would not work without them. Make a difference in our community by joining us and volunteering your time to help someone in need.

If you are interested in joining our team of caring volunteers, please complete the Online Volunteer Form or call 1-800-267-3798.

How Our Service Works

If you are new to HCSS and would like access one of our programs or services, register with us by calling the central intake office at 1-833-659-5491.

Afterward, please contact us to arrange your service.