Independent Living Assistant
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Independent Living Assistant

Posted on 05-Jan-2021 by The Friends
Location Parry Sound, Town of Parry Sound

Job Description:

Required in Parry Sound and area, qualified, team oriented Independent Living Assistants (I.L.A.) provide service to persons with physical disabilities and/or seniors with personal care, activities of daily living and supporting clients and encouraging/facilitating client ability to gain/maintain independence. The Friends provide community support through a variety of programs offering I.L.A.'s flexibility with work schedule and a diverse group of clients. Services may be provided in a variety of settings ranging from client homes, The Friends housing, Adult Day Programs educational/workplace settings etc. This position has varied work hours with flexible schedule, often with opportunity to work increased hours and educational opportunities. In house training provided.


  • background/training in health related field such as PSW/DSW etc. is an asset
  • interest/experience working with adults with physical disabilities and/or other with long term health care needs
  • understanding of and commitment to independent living and client rights to direct their own care
  • excellent physical strength and stamina
  • experience and willingness to work as a team member
  • ability to work with direction and independently
  • strong verbal and written communication skills
  • sound judgement and discretion in confidential matters
  • reliable vehicle
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