Job Posting 71319

Respite Workers - Children and Youth
North Shore ConneXions Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
North and West Vancouver
closed yesterday (Fri, 18 Jun)
part time - term / contract  •  $20.00 - 23.00 per hour

Community-based respite provides support to families of Children and Youth with special needs either in the home of the individual or within the community.

Respite Care is supervisory care and support to an individual with the intent of providing rest and rejuvenation for the primary caregiver.

Respite visits generally are needed after school, evenings, overnights or on a weekend basis, and shifts are a minimum of three hours. However, a more flexible schedule can be designed to meet the needs of the family and caregiver availability.


Skills & Attributes

  • Education is an asset.
  • Experience or an interest supporting children who have intellectual disabilities.
  • Ability to provide care and supervision according to the care which meets the individual child’s needs at a private home, or community.
  • Ability to assist with personal care.
  • Responsible, caring, enthusiastic, and energetic.
  • Fluent in English, attentive, courteous, and empathetic.

Respite Contractors 

  • Provide safe supervised care to individuals
  • Can work flexible hours, shifts are 4+ hours per week (days, evenings, overnights, weekends)
  • Are paid $20.00 - 23.00 /hour
  • Have opportunities for long term contracts

Contractor Requirements

  • Criminal Record Check
  • Valid First Aid/CPR Certificate "C"
  • Work/Character References
  • Medical Approval
  • Drivers License, 2 million liability vehicle insurance, Drivers Abstract (car preferred, not required)
  • Must be 19 years of age or older
  • Home Study (if providing hourly/overnight care in your own home.

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