$14 – 14/hr
Young woman with cerebral palsy seeks female companion-caregiver to accompany her on Sundays, from 10 a.m. to 7PM, in Ardmore, Merion and in the community. You must have a driver's license and good driving record. The client and her family are vaccinated.
Drive her to activities -- physical therapy, museums, stores, parks-- using her wheelchair transporting van. Assist her in using a neighbor's pool, and help her ride an adapted tricycle. Play games, listen to music, watch TV and movies. Client uses assistive technology to communicate, and needs help with feeding, drinking, toileting, showering, dressing. Parents will train.
Prefer applicants with some college. Ideal for students planning careers in PT, OT, SLP, Nursing, Medicine, Special Ed., Social Work.
$14 per hour