Job Opportunities

Join Our Team

Are you looking to make a difference in the lives of individuals with disabilities in our community?

Independent Living Waterloo Region wants to hear from you!

Independent Living Waterloo Region (ILWR) is dedicated to supporting individuals to live independently. Our employees assist our consumers with personal support services needed to help them achieve our vision of an inclusive community where persons with disabilities are supported to live independently and thrive.

As an employer, we provide…

  • Competitive salaries including benefits and pension
  • A supportive, inclusive and respectful work environment
  • A safe and healthy workplace
  • An Employee Family Assistance Program 
  • Opportunities for ongoing training and professional development

Allan's Story

We asked staff members at Independent Living Waterloo Region about their experience and why they choose this line of work.

Make an Impact

Current job opportunities

Attendant Outreach Program

  • Consumers live in their own homes with Attendants driving from one consumer home to the next 
  • Compensation is provided for travel and mileage between consumer homes
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle for work use are required for all employees
  • Shifts may be shorter, and involve split shifts with time between service visits

Assisted Living

  • Consumers live in their own homes in various apartment buildings where other consumers live as well
  • Provides support 24 hours per day, 7 days a week; with Attendants rotating day, evening, and overnight shifts
Working with ILWR

What our employees say

Student Placements

ILWR is happy to assist students with completing their program requirements. We work with local colleges to offer paid placements throughout our organization where students gain valuable experiences in a community environment.

Please contact for more information.