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.

OCL employs full time, part time and casual staff and recruits for positions in the following settings: Residential Homes, Community Participation Supports, Supported Independent Living and Home Share. In addition, we have a small number of administrative and management positions.

Pre-Employment Requirements:


  • Developmental Services Worker Diploma (DSW), Child and Youth Worker Diploma (CYW), Personal Support Worker Certificate (PSW) or other post-secondary education in a related field.   
  •  2nd Year DSW students may also apply.
  • Clear Police Records Check for the Vulnerable sector.
  • Valid Driver’s License (Ontario G, note G2 not accepted).
  • Proof of an insurable driving record.
  • English (fluent – understand, speak and write).
  • Able to do lifts and physical restraints.
  • Standard First Aid/CPR certification prior to start date.
  • An OCL health/immunization assessment form completed prior to start date.
  • Fully COVID-19 vaccinated in accordance with OCL policy.


  • 3-6 months experience supporting persons with a developmental disability

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

  • First Aid/CPR recertification’s
  • Crisis Intervention annual refreshers
  • Lifts and Transfers
  • Medication Administration
  • Abuse Prevention Training
  • Person Centered Approaches
  • Difficult Discussions workshops

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Available Positions


As a Full-Time, Part-Time or Casual Direct Support Professional you will have the opportunity to book flexible shifts (morning, evening, overnights) and start to build a meaningful career with OCL. Casual relief positions are great for individuals beginning their career in the social service sector.