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CHAP Worker Job Opportunities/Application


CHAP Workers promote active living for children and adults with developmental disabilities including autism and/or physical disabilities in their own home or in the community, while providing parent relief. Workers registered with the CHAP Program are connected with families looking for support and relief.

Note: Workers on the registry are not employees of the CHAP Program and are considered self-employed.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide safe, stimulating and recreational support both in the home and in the community
  • Provide care and supervision according to the individuals needs
  • Provide respite/support services as requested by the parent/guardian
  • Network with community groups, facilitate inclusion and act as a positive role model
  • Maintain communication with the CHAP Program Coordinator(s)
  • Ability and willingness to work with persons with disabilities
  • Effective communication skills with both verbal and non-verbal populations
  • Commitment to providing quality life experiences in home and in the community
  • Experience providing care and support to persons with disabilities is an asset
  • First Aid and CPR is an asset


  • Variable hours (days, evenings, weekends, overnights, relief, summer)
  • Part-time (posssibility of additional hours)
How to Become a CHAP Worker:
  • Submit your resume and complete an application form
  • Interview (set up by a CHAP Coordinator)
  • Provide three references (use printable CHAP reference form)
  • Provide a Police Reference Check and Vulnerable Persons Check
  • Attend a CHAP Orientation
  • PLEASE NOTE: If you are interested in providing relief in your own home ( host-home) please contact your CHAP Coordinator for screening criteria.

If you are interested in becoming a CHAP Worker, please complete a Worker Application: 

  • To complete the Worker Application online please use:
    Online Worker Application
  • If you would prefer to submit the forms by mail or Fax, please print the following form:
    CHAP Worker Application - Mail/Fax
  • CHAP Worker Reference Form
  • CHAP Vulnerable Persons Check Form
  • Worker Referral Agreement
  • NOTE:  Your resume must accompany your Worker Application

    If you reside in Barrie/Bradford or surrounding areas, please mail your application to:
    Respite/CHAP Coordinator
    Simcoe Community Services
    39 Fraser Court,
    Barrie, ON
    L4N 5J5
    FAX 705-720-1083

    If you reside in Alliston, Collingwood, Midland or Orillia and the surrounding areas, please mail to:
    Respite/CHAP Coordinator
    Catulpa Community Support Services
    165 Ferris Lane
    Barrie, ON
    L4M 2Y1
    FAX 705-735-6826

Your Worker Application and resume will be reviewed by a CHAP Coordinator.  Suitable applicants will be contacted for an interview.

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