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Truly. Rewarding. Work.

If you’re looking for a career where you can make a difference, you’ve come to the right place. Working for Community Living Essex County isn’t just a job – it’s a mission. It’s about helping people, advocating for people, caring for people, and supporting people to reach their goals and dreams. If this sounds like something you’re into, we want to meet you!

We support people of all ages, each with their own likes, dislikes, interests, hobbies, needs, wants, and dreams. Every person we support has an intellectual disability and plays a central role in directing their own support plan for living well. Here’s where you come in – you support people to live the life of their choosing.

If you’re looking to make an impact – to be part of an organization committed to inspiring possibilities, come join us.

Driver's License Required + Post-Secondary Education and/or Experience

$22.74 to Start
$25.26 After Probation

Meaningful, Rewarding Work

We Provide Training & Prefer to Promote from Within

Reasons to work for us

  • Benefits package for full-time and part-time employees available
  • Job security – there will always be a need for Direct Support Workers
  • Unionized – CUPE Local 3137. As an employee you will have access to advice, advocacy and support from your Local 3137.
  • Paid training (First Aid Certification & Safe Management)
  • We are the largest nonprofit employer in Windsor-Essex County
  • Pension plan

“In my 17 years as a Direct Support Professional with CLEC, I have had the privilege of working with many wonderful people. I feel as though everyday is a new adventure, as I am constantly learning something from the people I support.”

Jason CaravaggioDirect Support Worker
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Current Job Opportunities

Available Positions:

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Part-Time Support Workers

The agency is committed to fair and accessible employment practices.

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Community Living Essex County

372 Talbot Street North
Essex, Ontario N8M 2W4

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