Respite Caregivers For Children Needed

Coquitlam, BC
Contract


Job Summary

Looking to earn a little extra money from home?

Do you have one free weekend a month?

Do you have room in your home and heart?

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to change and impact a child’s life? If you have some experience supporting individuals with autism/ developmental disabilities and would enjoy being active with a child this will be a great fit for you!

Job Type / Category

Our Childrens' Respite Program is designed to support families who have a child with a disability. Respite is a family-to-family program where the child typically goes into the home of the caregiver to provide the family with a break from continuous care of their child. Respite visits generally happen over a weekend or on an overnight basis. However, a more flexible schedule can be designed to meet the needs of the family.

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications

Skills and Knowledge:

- Caring, stable home

- Experience supporting children with Autism or disabilities

- Education is an asset

Requirements:

- Contracted Position

- Current First Aid or willingness to obtain

- Criminal Record Checks

Company Profile

We are a non-profit (for-benefit) society serving the Tri-Cities and beyond (Vancouver, Burnaby, New Westminster, Surrey, Delta, Langley, Mission and Abbotsford). We provide Foster Families, Summer Camps, Respite, Life Skills, Community Inclusion, Specialized Children's Residential, Outreach, and Shared Living services to support people with developmental disabilities and their families.

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