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Job Number:  34963
Male Respite Caregivers
Job Posted: Friday, 12 May 2017
Closing Date: Thursday, 31 August 2017
(in 41 days)
Developmental Disabilities Association
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Contract - Part time
Location: Vancouver Salary: $14.00 / hour

Do you have some experience and/or training to work with developmental disabilities, and have a few hours per week availability to work regular shifts in Vancouver? If so, we’d love to hear from you! 
The Developmental Disabilities Association is seeking Respite Caregivers to work with adults with intellectual disabilities part-time (mostly after school or on weekends, for regular, 3-6 hr shifts). 
Requirements are: valid First Aid CPR, a clear criminal record, 2 work references, some training or experience in a field related to developmental disabilities.



Current respite needs include: 

1) A friendly 43 year old male with moderate Intellectual Disability (Arbutus / West King Edward area) who   likes to go to restaurants, for walks, for coffee and other community-based activities.  Limited verbal skills and understands simple instructions.   Independent with personal care but requires supervision in the washroom. Male caregiver required Saturdays (10:00 – 4:00) and / or Sundays.

2) A very friendly 55 year old male with Downs Syndrome (Fraser / E. 49th Avenue area) who likes dancing, karaoke and other community-based activities. Good sense of humor, not much of a talker but good receptive skills.  Independent with personal care.  Does best with routine.  Male caregiver required for every second Saturday for 6 hours with respite to take place in caregiver’s home and in the community. 

3) A young 19 year old male with a mild Intellectual Disability (E. 41th & Rupert Street area) who is independent with eating, mobility, good verbal / receptive skills.  Semi- independent with personal care (needs verbal reminders / prompts to wash hands).  Enjoys bowling, basketball, malls, movies, swimming, video games. Male caregiver required (1) day per week:  Saturdays (1:00-4:00).  After June – Thursdays (morning or afternoons). 

4)  A 24 year old male (Yale Town area) who has good verbal, cognitive and receptive skills.

      Interests include sports (enjoys watching hockey & Basketball); going for walks,

      library, etc.  Friendly, talkative individual.   Individual has an Intellectual Disability /

      Cerebral Palsy (no prescribed medication). Individual uses a manual or electric

      wheelchair to get around and caregiver will assist when necessary.    

      Male  Caregiver who is available Wednesdays and / or Thursdays from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.  

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please include resume and cover letter:
Email:
Fax: 604-709-4553
Contact Details:
Edward Matsuda
Developmental Disabilities Association
3455 Kaslo Street
Vancouver, BC, V5M 3H4

Tel: 6043012810
Fax: 6047094553
E-mail:


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