Career Opportunities

Do you want a fulfilling and rewarding career that helps hundreds of adults with developmental disabilities and their families? We look for people who want to make a difference in the lives of the people we support.

Ottawa-Carleton Lifeskills (OCL) employs full time, part time and casual staff and recruits for positions of Residential Counsellor, Lifeskills Instructor, Home Sharer, in addition to a small number of administrative and management positions.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

  • Minimum of two years Post Secondary Education in Developmental/Social Services or equivalent experience.
  • Clear Police Records Check for the Vulnerable sector
  • Valid Driver’s License (Ontario G, G2 or equivalent).
  • Proof of an insurable driving record.
  • Valid First Aid/CPR certification.
  •  A health/immunization assessment.
  • English (fluent – understand, speak and write).
  • Able to do lifts and physical restraints.
  • Experience with developmentally disabled individuals preferred.

To support the staff and the individuals we serve, we provide training in:

  • First Aid/CPR
  • Crisis Training
  • Lifts and Transfers
  • Medication Administration
  • Abuse Prevention Training

Interested in joining our dynamic team? Submit your resume and cover letter in confidence to