Respite Caregivers Needed for Children Who Have Disabilities

Richmond, BC
Contract
Salary: $0.00 to $25.00 /hour


Looking to earn a little extra money from home one weekend per month?

Are you interested in trying something new that is flexible with your schedule?

Do you have room in your home and heart?

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to make a positive impact in a child’s life? If you have some experience or interest supporting individuals who have developmental disabilities this opportunity will be a great fit for you!

There are multiple positions available, located in Richmond, Vancouver, and the Tri Cities areas.

Job Type / Category

Our Children's Respite Program supports families who have a child with a disability (this could include physical and/or developmental disabilities, complex medical needs, or youth who are at flight risk). 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. Respite visits generally happen over a weekend on an overnight basis. However, a more flexible schedule can be designed to meet the needs of the family and caregiver availability.

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications

Skills and Knowledge:

- Caring, stable home

- Experience or an interest supporting children who have developmental disabilities

- Education is an asset

- Ability to assist with personal care

- G-tube feeding, medication administration, and seizure management

Requirements:

- Current First Aid or willingness to obtain

- Pass a criminal record check during screening

- Past experience providing respite care an asset

- Experience as a Care Aide, nurse or LPN an asset

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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