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Hello! I may be 19, but throughout the years I have helped my mom take care of my younger brothers as well as the kids she looked after in her very own in home daycare. It doesn't end there. From Jan. of the year until Apr. I have taken care of infants, and a few young children.
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I have be taking care of baby since I was little my mom just to take care to her friends babies and always helper now I have a little sister shes 4 and I have my baby 2 years old. Right now I dont have a car because I have an accident on the snow into I buy one
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My 3-year-old has special needs but can do simple tasks.. Additional needs include light housekeeping, having a reliable car, being comfortable with pets and a non-smoker. Looking for a caregiver for my 2-year-old son, 3-year-old daughter, and 5-year-old daughter. My schedule may vary.
We need a nanny for our 2 children in Ottumwa. We would prefer someone who could help out with light housekeeping. Please be comfortable with pets. It is important to us that you have your own car. We could use help with structuring activities.
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Becoming an independent provider for our host home program is an opportunity for you to change the world! If you are passionate about helping others and making a difference in your community, becoming a mentor might be for you. Becoming a mentor gives you the opportunity to host an adult with disabilities in your home. The independent providers (mentors) will provide guidance, support, and care for the individual living in your home. You will be working with the mentee on goals which could include things like, shopping, budgeting coping skills, cooking meals, personal hygiene, and assisting them in ways to integrate into their community. You will be an advocate/mentor helping them to live their best life possible. This partnership allows you to establish a meaningful relationship with the person you are hosting as you invite them to become part of your family. The mentor is an independent contractor not an employee of LSI. This position requires an understanding of intellectual disabilities and mental health issues and a commitment to supporting this person to have their best life possible. Host Home Independent Provider's (Mentor) Minimum Requirements: Must be at least 21 years old with a GED or a HS Diploma Must possess a valid driver's license Must pass criminal background checks, MVR checks and sex abuse registry checks Must be able to meet the needs of the mentee Must have reliable transportation Must be responsible, reliable, dependable and motivated to help this person live their best life Must have a passion for serving others Must have effective communication skills, be patient, positive, and understanding of intellectual disabilities and mental health issues Must understand the crisis cycle and positive behavior supports Must be a strong advocate Must be able to respond to emergencies or to otherwise meet the needs of the mentee as they arise. Essential Duties and Responsibilities (including but not limited to): Meet all contractual obligations including completing required training, home safety check, have an appropriate bedroom and other requirements for mentee placement Responsible for accurate and timely completion of all required documentation and forms, this includes monthly documentation of services and census forms, and disruption of care forms when appropriate Maintain knowledge of person's care plan and goals and actively work towards those goals and communicate any needed changes Willingness to have Host Home Program Coordinator (HHC) complete home visits (scheduled and unscheduled, as needed) to ensure well being of person served Communicate all concerns to HHC and Care Team
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