Job Posting 87516

Respite Workers - Children and Youth
North Shore ConneXions Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
North Vancouver and West Vancouver
closed 10 days ago (Mon, 26 Sep)
part time - temporary / contract  •  Hourly rate $20.00 or $23.00

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, 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

Experience supporting children who have intellectual disabilities and education an asset.

Ability to provide care and supervision according to the care which meets the individual child’s needs at a private home, or within the community.

Responsible, caring, enthusiastic, and energetic

Speaks English, or a multicultural language


Respite Contractors 

Provide safe supervised care to individuals

Can work flexible hours, shifts are 4+ hours per week weekdays, evenings, or weekend day or evenings

Rate: $20.00 - 23.00 /hour

Opportunities for long term contracts


Contractor Requirements

Must be 19 years of age or older, and work legally in Canada.

Current Resume

3 Professional References

Interview with Resource Coordinator

Criminal Record Check

Valid First Aid/CPR Certificate "C"

MCFD Privacy Training

Medical Approval

Driver’s License, 2 million liability vehicle insurance, Drivers Abstract (car preferred, not required)


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