$15 – 20/hr
New York, NY
Are you an artist or writer who enjoys spending time with others and are a natural-born caregiver? Are you a caring person looking for part-time work where you can socially engage with the older generations? If so, consider becoming a companion and provide these caregiving services.
ComForCare NYC is looking for compassionate people who want to socially engage with people in the New York City Area. We hire unique individuals such as performing artists, writers, and working professionals of all kinds to become companions and provide a unique kind of caregiving service. Such assistance consisting of home errands, doctor's appointments, medication reminders and meal preparation, but also planning day-to-day social activities, conversation and more. You would differ from other older adult caregivers because being a companion mean you will be focusing on the experiences you will have with our clients along with socially engaging with them. We encourage you to share your passions and skills with someone who can really appreciate it along with providing care.
There is no assisting with bathing, feeding, toileting or other "hands on" care. Nor are certificates required. Our clients are independent. You do not need to be a certified aid. All you need is the time and the love to help others.
All positions are part-time and offer very rewarding experiences.
Please submit cover letter with resume to be considered.
Responsibilities might include and might not be limited to:
Companionship & conversation
Social Activity Planning and Scheduling
Apparel selection (i.e. laying out clothes)
Meal planning & preparation
Dementia Experience a PLUS but not required!
ComForCare NYC is one of the first in home care services to hire highly-educated, unique students and professionals to be caregivers to seniors in their homes. We care for many seniors in New York City who value the companionship and support of people who share common interests or life experiences. This is not only an opportunity to serve people and bring enjoyment to their lives it is also an experience that will allow you to learn and grow from interacting with those who still have much to give.
Why work for ComForCare and be a caregiver?
24/7 staff help
Highly competitive rates
Companion referral bonuses
Clients throughout Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and The Bronx areas
Flexible part-time schedules
Training Programs include Dementia Care in order to improve your skills