Aspire Richmond (formerly Richmond Society for Community Living) offers programs and services throughout the lifespan of an individual with a disability, and their family. This includes early intervention services for infants and children, child and youth care, adult day programs, housing options, employment support and more.
Whether you are brand new or have previous experience in the community living field, we’ve got a spot for you! We are looking for people who share our passion to create a community where everyone belongs that is rooted in our values of trust, openness, fairness, respect, responsiveness and continuous learning.
What it’s like to work here
Everyone who works at Aspire is encouraged to share their passion and gifts. We empower our teams to work collaboratively and creatively together to support those we serve to live their best lives.
Our person-centred approach to service provision extends to those who choose to work here. Staff are encouraged to join inter-departmental committees, participate in events and grassroots advocacy efforts, and contribute to innovative solutions to program delivery.
We believe in creating leaders of tomorrow. Our extensive professional development will allow you to make a meaningful impact right away.
Join our leading team
Aspire is consistently at the forefront of new program development that is responsive to the changing needs of those we serve. As the largest provider of services for people with developmental disabilities in Richmond, Aspire has provided exceptional programs for nearly 40 years.
Over the past decade Aspire has been instrumental in the development of Customized Employment Services, we have improved housing options, introduced Independent Living, and advocated alongside the people we serve for funding increases in both Children’s and Adult Services. We are leaders in the field, with reach beyond Richmond.
Named Association of the Year at the 2017 Business Excellence Awards, Aspire was recognized by the Richmond Chamber of Commerce for our organizational leadership and measurable success in achieving our mandate.