Position Type: Brokerage
Location: Various locations across Caledon, ON
Deadline to Apply: September 30, 2021
Within our own five community service locations, six Peel Living buildings, and throughout the entirety of the Town of Caledon, Caledon Community Services (CCS) is helping shape the future of a caring and engaged Caledon community. We turn 50 this year! Our programs address community needs in a uniquely challenging and increasingly diverse GTA community. CCS is home to Caledon’s only accessible transportation program, the Exchange Community Hub that includes food supports and a range of activities, the Caledon Specialist Clinic, and personal support services for seniors. We offer settlement services and language classes for newcomers and comprehensive employment services for job seekers and local businesses. We provide paid training programs for Caledon youth as well as exciting internships and volunteer opportunities. Finally, we open our doors to the community daily within our two fabulous retail shopping destinations that support all of our programs. The breadth of our services makes for compelling opportunities to attract new friends and raise support for our work. Learn more at ccs4u.org.
Customer Service Vision: Making it easy to ask, participate and give.
The Respite Companion Program at CCS operates in a brokerage model. In this model, CCS acts as a link between individuals seeking Respite Companion services and individuals willing to provide these services. Once they are linked Workers and Clients contract with each other directly to determine the duties, schedule, and rate of pay. Respite Companion Workers are self-employed, with the current authorized hourly rate to bill clients at $20/hour.
Respite Companion Clients: A client is an individual who requires relief from their role as care-giver for a family member who is: 55 years of age or older or; is a person with a disability who is 19 years of age or older. A client can be an individual who is arranging companion service for their loved one who is 55 years of age or older or; for a person with a disability who is 19 years of age or older. A client can also be a person who is 55 years of age or older or; who is a person with a disability who is 19 years of age or older: who is arranging companion services for themselves.
Respite Companion Participants: A participant is an individual 55 years of age or older or; a person with a disability who is 19 years of age or older; who receives the direct service from Respite Companion Worker. In the companion component of the Brokerage Program an individual can be both the client and the participant.
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