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Adult Caregiver

Part Time $10 – 15/hr Starts 10/02 Belvidere, IL
Helping an adult women with ms. Transfer to and from bed, toilet , give showers. She is in a wheelchair.

Caretaker For Developmental Young Adult

Full Time $15 – 25/hr Starts 11/01 Los Angeles, CA
Looking for a caregiver: Duties include driving, basic academics, scheduling weekend events, and basic cooking Candidate should have some special need experience, kindness and patience. Must have a safe vehicle, valid driving license and current car insurance. own room available , salary negotiable.. Thursday early evenings through Monday morning around 9 a.m. 3x a month

Assistant For Special Needs Adult

Part Time $15 – 20/hr Starts 10/10 Southern Pines, NC
Help Special Needs adult with basic chores and errands. Help this sweet young lady do her laundry, clean her room, make her own lunch, and do dishes. J requires 24 / 7 awake supervised care. J is a fun loving girl that likes to make crafts, play games, do puzzles, and watch kids tv shows. We are in need of some one to help supervisor J with love, care, and, concern.

Foster Care For Children And Adults!

Part Time Starts 10/21 Bethlehem, PA
Provide care in your own home. Short-term or long-term commitments available. Short-term care ($80-125/day) is taxable while long-term care (starting at $1175 for children and $2200 for adults) is non-taxed. $250 sign-on bonus, training provided, and 24-hour on-call support. Transportation and driver's license required. Individuals may or may not have special needs. Access Services is looking for compassionate families to share their lives with a local child or adult looking for a nurturing and supportive family environment. Learn how to become a Foster Parent and Host Family Provider today in Eastern Pennsylvania and change someone's life! Make a difference in a child or adult's life by providing them with a caring, stable, long-term or short-term home as a foster parent. Support, training and monetary compensation are provided to those who are able to share their lives with an individual in need. When interested families learn how to become a foster parent, they not only enrich the lives of individuals needing a loving, stable environment, but their own personal perspective is widened. Becoming a Foster Parent: Fostering provides the healing and nurturing a child requires within a family environment, in which we believe is the best place for any child to grow, develop, and flourish. Foster Parents take on the professional, yet loving role of healer and nurturer for infants, children, and teenagers who are in need of direction and stability in their lives. When it comes to foster care, we are the most supportive of foster parent agencies. Becoming a Life-sharing Provider: As a Life-sharing Provider, you will have the opportunity to open your home and share your life with an adult with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Your support and assistance will enrich an individual's life by affording them the opportunity to become a fully participating member of their community and empowering them to reach for and achieve their goals and aspirations. Becoming a Respite Provider: By becoming a Respite Provider, you'll be welcoming an adult or child into your home on a temporary basis. Your compassionate support and care to someone with an intellectual or developmental disability will ensure an enjoyable respite experience while setting their primary caregiver's mind at ease. MONTGOMERY COUNTY, PA - For those interested in providing care to others in their homes, we provide hourly respite. This is where we send a trained caregiver to the home of a child or adult to provide short-term support at hourly intervals. If you are inquiring about this option, please let us know when contacting us. Host Family Programs: Frequently Asked Questions: 1. What are the benefits of becoming a host family with Access Services? As an Access Services host family, you would become a valued member of the team and your ideas and opinions would count. You would receive regular guidance and support in your work especially when you run into challenges. You would have access to 24 hour on call support by telephone and at your home, when needed. You would have the opportunity to participate in many training opportunities in addition to the required training and orientation for all families. 2. What are the basic requirements for becoming a host family? To become a host family, you will need a valid driver's license and reliable transportation. Household members will need physicals, showing that everyone is free from communicable diseases. Various clearances and references are also required. It is important that your family has sufficient income to meet the financial needs of your household without relying on the reimbursement you will receive for providing care and support to the individual placed in your home. 3. What is the process for becoming a host family? You can rest assured that Access Services will guide you through the process of becoming a host family without it becoming a long drawn out process. Once we receive your application, we will schedule a time to meet with you for approximately one hour for orientation. This will allow for time to answer questions you may have in addition to discussing what becoming a host family with Access Services entails. More detailed information about Access Services, the host family programs, the approval and placement processes, specific documentation and training requirements will also be provided. After orientation, if you are comfortable with continuing with the process, a home interview and safety inspection will be scheduled and completed. If you are interested in becoming a host family for the Foster Care or Life-sharing programs, a second home interview will be conducted. The second home interview will be performed by someone who actually works within the program you are interested in, who will be able to provide you with more pertinent information. Access Services provides you with all needed training free of cost. We do not require that you come to the office multiple evenings in order to obtain the training. Most of the training can be done in the comfort of your own home by way of modules or on-line training. Currently, the only 'classroom' required pre-service training is First Aid and CPR. Twenty-four hours of pre-service training is required. Once your file is complete, it will be reviewed. Upon approval, you may begin providing respite care while waiting for a permanent placement. 4. What would be my responsibilities as a host family? You would be responsible for the day-to-day care, supervision, and development of the individual placed in your care. Often times, the individuals placed also attend school, day program or work outside of the home. Individuals typically need varying levels of support concerning appointments, activities, and transportation. Other responsibilities would include participation in monthly meetings, completion of required documentation, adherence to state regulations (which we will help you with) and helping the person in your care learn new skills and meet their personal goals. 5. How much compensation would I receive when it comes to providing host family care? Access Services is currently offering a $250 sign-on bonus to new host families once they are approved and complete only two days of respite! You would be classified as an independent contractor and the monies you receive would be considered reimbursement for room, board, and care to the individual placed in your home. Reimbursement rates for host family care range from $1170.00 to $2800.00 per month (non-taxable income). Respite rates range from $80.00 - $125.00 per day (before tax). Currently, Access Services awards bonuses (up to a maximum of $500 per referral) to host families who refer other host families. The first $200 will be dispersed once the referred family's file is complete and they provide one day of respite or receive a long-term placement. An additional $300 will be awarded once the referred family has provided thirty days of respite or has provided care to an individual placed through Life-sharing or Therapeutic Foster Care for only three months. 6. Will I be responsible for any 'out of pocket' expenses? Do individuals coming to stay with me have money for clothes, recreational activities, and health related expenses? You would not be responsible for paying for the clothing needs of individuals staying in your home. The individuals receiving services typically have their own insurance and are responsible for all related co-pays and expenses, to include medication. Money may or may not be available for recreational activities. 7. Will I get to choose who comes to stay in my home? How long will it take before someone comes to live with us? Access Services desires to make suitable matches between host families and individuals in need of a home. When a possible match has been identified, an Access Services representative will call you to discuss all pertinent information. Pre-placement visits are essential in order to ensure a successful match. As the host family, you would ultimately choose whether or not you are able to take the person into your home. We would encourage you to provide short term Respite Care before making a decision to enter into a long term placement. This would afford you invaluable experience caring for people with special needs and give you the chance to get started sooner. The process to receive a long term placement is a more extended process. 8. Can the person coming to stay with my family share a bedroom with one of my family members? What items are needed for the bedroom I will be providing for the person staying in my home? Typically, adults have their own rooms. Children can share bedrooms. Children, five years of age and older, can only share a bedroom with children of the same gender. Bedrooms need to have appropriate size beds for each person. There should be a mirror, dresser or chest of drawers, and closet or wardrobe space available for each individual. 9. What kind of support would I receive in providing host family care? If there were ever an emergency after office hours, is there someone I could reach? As a host family, you would be assigned an Access Services coordinator as your primary contact person. The coordinator will partner with you making sure that you have all of the information you need to care for the individual placed in your home. After hours, you will have access to our on-call system. Support will always be available.

Foster Care For Children And Adults!

Part Time Starts 10/21 Reading, PA
Provide care in your own home. Short-term or long-term commitments available. Short-term care ($80-125/day) is taxable while long-term care (starting at $1175 for children and $2200 for adults) is non-taxed. $250 sign-on bonus, training provided, and 24-hour on-call support. Transportation and driver's license required. Individuals may or may not have special needs. Access Services is looking for compassionate families to share their lives with a local child or adult looking for a nurturing and supportive family environment. Learn how to become a Foster Parent and Host Family Provider today in Eastern Pennsylvania and change someone's life! Make a difference in a child or adult's life by providing them with a caring, stable, long-term or short-term home as a foster parent. Support, training and monetary compensation are provided to those who are able to share their lives with an individual in need. When interested families learn how to become a foster parent, they not only enrich the lives of individuals needing a loving, stable environment, but their own personal perspective is widened. Becoming a Foster Parent: Fostering provides the healing and nurturing a child requires within a family environment, in which we believe is the best place for any child to grow, develop, and flourish. Foster Parents take on the professional, yet loving role of healer and nurturer for infants, children, and teenagers who are in need of direction and stability in their lives. When it comes to foster care, we are the most supportive of foster parent agencies. Becoming a Life-sharing Provider: As a Life-sharing Provider, you will have the opportunity to open your home and share your life with an adult with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Your support and assistance will enrich an individual's life by affording them the opportunity to become a fully participating member of their community and empowering them to reach for and achieve their goals and aspirations. Becoming a Respite Provider: By becoming a Respite Provider, you'll be welcoming an adult or child into your home on a temporary basis. Your compassionate support and care to someone with an intellectual or developmental disability will ensure an enjoyable respite experience while setting their primary caregiver's mind at ease. MONTGOMERY COUNTY, PA - For those interested in providing care to others in their homes, we provide hourly respite. This is where we send a trained caregiver to the home of a child or adult to provide short-term support at hourly intervals. If you are inquiring about this option, please let us know when contacting us. Host Family Programs: Frequently Asked Questions: 1. What are the benefits of becoming a host family with Access Services? As an Access Services host family, you would become a valued member of the team and your ideas and opinions would count. You would receive regular guidance and support in your work especially when you run into challenges. You would have access to 24 hour on call support by telephone and at your home, when needed. You would have the opportunity to participate in many training opportunities in addition to the required training and orientation for all families. 2. What are the basic requirements for becoming a host family? To become a host family, you will need a valid driver's license and reliable transportation. Household members will need physicals, showing that everyone is free from communicable diseases. Various clearances and references are also required. It is important that your family has sufficient income to meet the financial needs of your household without relying on the reimbursement you will receive for providing care and support to the individual placed in your home. 3. What is the process for becoming a host family? You can rest assured that Access Services will guide you through the process of becoming a host family without it becoming a long drawn out process. Once we receive your application, we will schedule a time to meet with you for approximately one hour for orientation. This will allow for time to answer questions you may have in addition to discussing what becoming a host family with Access Services entails. More detailed information about Access Services, the host family programs, the approval and placement processes, specific documentation and training requirements will also be provided. After orientation, if you are comfortable with continuing with the process, a home interview and safety inspection will be scheduled and completed. If you are interested in becoming a host family for the Foster Care or Life-sharing programs, a second home interview will be conducted. The second home interview will be performed by someone who actually works within the program you are interested in, who will be able to provide you with more pertinent information. Access Services provides you with all needed training free of cost. We do not require that you come to the office multiple evenings in order to obtain the training. Most of the training can be done in the comfort of your own home by way of modules or on-line training. Currently, the only 'classroom' required pre-service training is First Aid and CPR. Twenty-four hours of pre-service training is required. Once your file is complete, it will be reviewed. Upon approval, you may begin providing respite care while waiting for a permanent placement. 4. What would be my responsibilities as a host family? You would be responsible for the day-to-day care, supervision, and development of the individual placed in your care. Often times, the individuals placed also attend school, day program or work outside of the home. Individuals typically need varying levels of support concerning appointments, activities, and transportation. Other responsibilities would include participation in monthly meetings, completion of required documentation, adherence to state regulations (which we will help you with) and helping the person in your care learn new skills and meet their personal goals. 5. How much compensation would I receive when it comes to providing host family care? Access Services is currently offering a $250 sign-on bonus to new host families once they are approved and complete only two days of respite! You would be classified as an independent contractor and the monies you receive would be considered reimbursement for room, board, and care to the individual placed in your home. Reimbursement rates for host family care range from $1170.00 to $2800.00 per month (non-taxable income). Respite rates range from $80.00 - $125.00 per day (before tax). Currently, Access Services awards bonuses (up to a maximum of $500 per referral) to host families who refer other host families. The first $200 will be dispersed once the referred family's file is complete and they provide one day of respite or receive a long-term placement. An additional $300 will be awarded once the referred family has provided thirty days of respite or has provided care to an individual placed through Lifesharing or Therapeutic Foster Care for only three months. 6. Will I be responsible for any 'out of pocket' expenses? Do individuals coming to stay with me have money for clothes, recreational activities, and health related expenses? You would not be responsible for paying for the clothing needs of individuals staying in your home. The individuals receiving services typically have their own insurance and are responsible for all related co-pays and expenses, to include medication. Money may or may not be available for recreational activities. 7. Will I get to choose who comes to stay in my home? How long will it take before someone comes to live with us? Access Services desires to make suitable matches between host families and individuals in need of a home. When a possible match has been identified, an Access Services representative will call you to discuss all pertinent information. Pre-placement visits are essential in order to ensure a successful match. As the host family, you would ultimately choose whether or not you are able to take the person into your home. We would encourage you to provide short term Respite Care before making a decision to enter into a long term placement. This would afford you invaluable experience caring for people with special needs and give you the chance to get started sooner. The process to receive a long term placement is a more extended process. 8. Can the person coming to stay with my family share a bedroom with one of my family members? What items are needed for the bedroom I will be providing for the person staying in my home? Typically, adults have their own rooms. Children can share bedrooms. Children, five years of age and older, can only share a bedroom with children of the same gender. Bedrooms need to have appropriate size beds for each person. There should be a mirror, dresser or chest of drawers, and closet or wardrobe space available for each individual. 9. What kind of support would I receive in providing host family care? If there were ever an emergency after office hours, is there someone I could reach? As a host family, you would be assigned an Access Services coordinator as your primary contact person. The coordinator will partner with you making sure that you have all of the information you need to care for the individual placed in your home. After hours, you will have access to our on-call system. Support will always be available.

Work With Young Adult With Autism

Part Time $16 – 18/hr Starts 10/04 Denver, CO
Help a young adult with autism thrive. Experience with autism and other developmental disorders and/or behavior modification is a huge plus, but not absolutely necessary. We are looking specifically for availability 7 a.m. -9 a.m. on weekdays offering morning routine assistance and transportation to a program. We would also like availability from 2 p.m. -8 p.m. with transportation from the program to community outings and home. Any weekend or evening available is welcomed and highly desired. Mileage would be reimbursed as well. Individual is a young adult who reacts positively to a fun-loving attitude and clear expectations. This is a great position with flexibility that is perfect for a student or someone who wants a part- time second job

Adult Day Program Assistant

Part Time $12 – 15/hr Starts 09/30 Deerfield, IL
ELA is looking for Program Assistants to work with staff to plan, implement and evaluate recreational, social educational, and community events with an assigned group; meet participants' needs through assistance with daily living skills, lifting and transferring; preparing and implementing behavior management strategies to ensure safe involvement in recreation programs by people with disabilities; attending meetings, in-service training programs and other staff development opportunities as scheduled; and demonstrate creativity, enthusiasm and take initiative. We have a 5 day a week part-time position. Hours range from 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. , dependent on daily schedule. Average hours range from 32 - 36 hours a week. There is a limited benefit package available, including: Vacation Days, Paid Holidays, Defined Pension Plan and Wellness Program.

Companion Of Older Adult

Part Time $15 – 20/hr Starts ASAP New York, NY
CNAs, HHAs, PCAs Direct Support Professionals (previous and current) WELCOME! ComForCare NYC is seeking experienced caregivers/companions to work in with our elder clients. We are hiring experienced caregivers of all kinds to become companions and provide assistance along with social engagement to an under-served population. There would be no "hands on" care and you do not need to be a certified aid. All you need is the time and the love to help others. We specialize in matching our elderly clients with highly intellectual and unique people within New York City and shifts would start ASAP! Responsibilities would include and are not limited to: Companionship and conversation Engaging in activities like games, hobbies, going for walks, trips to social activities, etc Preparing meals and snacks according to instruction Running errands Light housekeeping/laundry Medication reminders General assistance Please provide cover letter with your resume. ComForCare NYC is a companion care agency who were one of the first in home care services to hire highly-educated, unique students and professionals to support 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? Competitive pay rates Companion referral incentives Training opportunities for new and experienced candidates; come grow with us! 24 hour support & the tools you need to be successful on the job Flexible start dates and scheduling options

Respite Support For Young Adult With A Disability

Part Time $15 – 15/hr Starts 10/12 Wynnewood, PA
We need someone to provide respite services to a pleasant young man with Autism and limited verbal communication abilities. We are seeking a respite support worker to supervise his activities while his caregivers are away or otherwise engaged. The ideal candidate will be responsible, supportive, energetic, and open-minded to supervising and engaging in instructive and fun activities with him at home or in the community. The client is generally happy and easy going, enjoys playing on his I pad. He also enjoys being outdoors and taking long walks and singing. Candidate should have interest and/or experience working with special needs people. Pay rate is $14. 88+/hr. and the hours would mostly be on weekends.

Looking For Young Adult Who Skies Or Snowboards

Part Time $18 – 20/hr Starts 11/02 Buffalo, NY
We are looking for a young adult to ski or snowboard with our 14-year-old son. Ideally we are looking to hire a part time rehabilitation helper/giver and we need this individual accompany him skiing/ snowboarding. Fees are covered but must own your own equipment.