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Direct Support Professional

Direct Support Professional employees build communities that value the contributions of people who experience developmental disabilities.

They assist with activities of daily living, working collaboratively with families, advocates, friends, and community partners in order to promote full citizenship and enhance relationships. Recognizing people’s right to self-determination, and valuing their unique gifts while encouraging continued growth and development.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $19-$23 per hour for contract positions

Work remotely: No

Benefits: Flexible Schedule

8, 10, 12-hour shifts
Day and night shifts
Monday to Friday

Developmental Services:
1 year (Preferred)


Assisting people who use services with housekeeping or other daily errands
Providing support with academic, social, or recreational activities

Why Should You Apply?

  • Competitive Wages
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package for Full-Time and Part-Time positions
  • Career Development and Training Opportunities
  • Flexible Schedules and Various Locations
  • Employee Discounts
  • Christian Horizons seeks to hire a workforce that represents the diversity of the communities where we serve. We are committed to promoting communities of belonging where Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour feel valued, respected, represented, and heard. We encourage applications from qualified candidates from members of groups with historical or current barriers to equity. We seek to provide accessibility through all stages of the hiring process for all applicants with disabilities consistent with our Accessibility Policies and the AODA. Please let us know if you require an accommodation and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.

We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Supported Independent Living

Community Residences

Volunteer Opportunity

Host Family Services

Community Participation

The Hamilton program focuses on each individual’s journey to discover their potential and to fulfill their goals through fellowship with friends, recreation and leisure activities, and creating opportunities for new experiences. This is a fully wheelchair accessible location.

Activities include:

  • Recreational and leisure activities include use of a gym, sound board, crafts, and games
  • Musical instruments and singing
  • Theme days
  • Pet therapy
  • Sensory activities
  • Learning opportunities for computers and life skills
  • Music therapy
  • Trips to local events and attractions such as Blue Jays, apple orchard, Port Dalhousie and the zoo
  • Employment supports

Hours of Operation

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

To learn more, or join this program:

Email hamiltondp@christian-horizons.org or phone at 519-650-3920, to purchase this service directly. Contact your local Developmental Services Ontario (DSO) office: www.dsontario.ca to access Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS) funded Community Participation Supports.

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