Oct 27, 2020

Live-In Assistant

  • Visitation Home, Inc.
  • Hamilton, NJ, USA
Full time Nonprofit

Job Description

Visitation Home is seeking a caring and compassionate individual who is interested in living in community with individuals that have developmental disabilities.  A successful candidate will have the desire and capacity to live with, learn from, and relate to people with developmental disabilities (our residents) on a personal level, as well as the ability to work well on a team and care for a home.  Duties include but are not limited to supervising residents with chores and general up-keep/cleanliness of the home, preparing meals, organizing and participating in weekend outings and activities, fostering a home life of peace, unity, respect and participation of all household members, provide direct support where needed with activities of daily living, and maintaining a safe, secure, and healthy environment.  Live-in staff are also expected to support residents in the community activities that our residents choose to be a part of.  This may include religious services.  Visitation Home is open to all faiths and Catholicism is not a prerequisite. We welcome all who are willing to treat each of our residents as the individual that they are and provide appropriate support.  We ask all employees to be respectful and positive role models in our community and represent Visitation Home in a positive way.

Requirements:

At least 18 years of age

High School Diploma or equivalent (College Education preferred)

Preferred experience working with individuals with disabilities and/or caregiving experience

Ability to take responsibility for health and safety of other individuals, including some potential overnight supervision

Ability to make a one year commitment, two year commitment preferred

Compensation/Benefits: $25,000 annual stipend salary plus room and board, health insurance benefits eligible after 3 months

Interested applicants, please email a resume and a cover letter to mary@visitationhome.org


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