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, and 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
Provide safe supervised care to individuals
Can work flexible hours, shifts are 4+ hours per week (days, evenings, overnights, weekends)
Rate: $20.00 - 23.00 /hour
Opportunities for long term contracts
Criminal Record Check
Valid First Aid/CPR Certificate "C"
Driver’s 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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