Direct Support Professional (Developmental Service Worker)

EMPLOYER: Christian Horizons


Calling all change-makers, advocates, innovators, and allies!


We value diversity and hire Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) from all backgrounds.

At Christian Horizons, we value people, foster belonging, respect gifts and serve others.

We are hiring for the following positions:



40 hours/week: shifts consist of a rotation of days, evenings & alternating weekends (Sat & Sun)

For our Community Residential Homes (Ottawa & Surrounding Area)



16-34 hours/week: shifts consist of a rotation of days, evenings & alternating weekends (Sat & Sun)

For our Community Residential Homes (Ottawa & Surrounding Area)



16-34 hour/week: Shifts are either shifts include either 9pm-7am, 10pm-8am or 11pm-9am overnight shifts. May be scheduled any day (Mon-Sun)

For our Community Residential Homes (Ottawa & Surrounding Area)


Direct Support Professional (DSP) employees work with people who experience developmental disabilities as they live in their homes and communities. This position assists people in their daily life, working with them and their connections to ensure that they can live fully in the community. Direct Support Professionals recognize people's rights to direct their life, understanding that each person has unique gifts and needs, and they support people to learn skills for their own growth and development.

Watch this inspiring video capturing what it means to work for Christian Horizons 


Why Should You Apply?

• Flexible schedules and various locations

• Employee Assistance Plan, comprehensive benefits package for full-time and part-time

• Tuition reimbursement, career development and training opportunities

• Competitive wages



• Satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Police Check

• Confirmation of COVID vaccination

• Access to reliable transportation



• 3-6 Months Experience (volunteer or employment)

• Developmental Services Worker, Child and Youth Worker, or post-secondary education in a related field


Apply by sending your C.V to:


For inquiries about the above posting, feel free to reach out to Matt Robberstad, Recruitment & Employee Relations Specialist at .


Our Hiring Process:

• Resume and cover letter submitted, followed by completion of short screening survey

• Video recorded interview (link sent by email) and references requested

• Realistic job preview at location, and meeting with the hiring manager

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.

START DATE: Immediate

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