Direct Support Worker 2 & 3
Regular, Full-Time


New Directions is a social service agency offering a wide range of resources and services that foster people’s hopes and dreams in their communities.

New Directions Adult Day Services requires full time Direct Support Worker 2 & 3 to support individuals with intellectual disabilities in the community and facilities from Monday to Friday, 8am to 4pm. Duties include providing individualized day service supports and working as part of a team to enhance a variety of skills based on individual needs as well as managing situations with individuals who may exhibit potentially aggressive behaviors.

Applicants must have:

  • Experience working with people with intellectual disabilities, dual diagnosis, and/or behavior problems would be considered an asset.
  • Current First Aid Certificate and a current Driver’s Abstract and valid Driver’s License.
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention, American Sign Language and a related human service certificate would be considered assets.

The salary range for a full-time Direct Support Worker 2 position is $31,428 to $40,40,996 per annum, based on a 40 hour work week, depending on education and experience.  The salary range for Direct Support Worker 3 position is $33,051 to $46,280 per annum, based on a 40 hour work week, depending on education, experience, and completing workshops and training offered by the program. A full benefits package (which include Health and Dental Benefits, Long Term Disability Benefits, and a Pension Plan) is provided to regular full-time staff.

Casual positions are also available at this time.  Casual employees are paid $15.11 per hour.  No minimum number of hours is guaranteed for this position.

The successful candidate will be subject to Criminal Record, Child/Adult Abuse Registry, and Prior Contact checks; and must supply a current driver’s abstract.

With a commitment to health and safety and in order to continue our mission “to provide responsive and individualized services”, New Directions for Children, Youth, Adults & Families requires proof of full vaccination against COVID-19, in a manner approved by Health Canada, as a condition of employment for all new employees. (Exceptions and accommodations will be made for those who are exempt from receiving the vaccine due to legitimate, established reasons in accordance with The Human Rights Code of Manitoba. In these cases, reasonable supporting documentation will be required.)

Please forward your resume and covering letter by September 30th, 2022 to:

New Directions Adult Day Services

500-717 Portage, Winnipeg, Manitoba   R3G 0M8

Fax:  204.774.6468


Please include the job posting number SP-ADS-0109-22 in your email subject line and/or in your cover letter.  Applications without a job posting number quoted may not be considered.

Applicants who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing are encouraged to apply directly to, for an accessible application and selection process


We thank all applicants for their interest in New Directions; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

New Directions is committed to equity and diversity and especially welcomes applications from persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and newcomers to Canada. We strive for a skilled workforce that reflects the diversity of the people we support and contributes to the diversification of ideas.

Accommodations for accessibility purposes are available for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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