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Live-in Companion - Special Needs (Boulder)

Pearl Parkway near Junction Place

compensation: $20/hr
employment type: full-time

This is a unique opportunity to live and work in Boulder. We are seeking a live-in companion to assist a young woman with cognitive challenges in need of independent living support. You will share a centrally located 2 bedroom 1-1/2 bath apartment that is part of an Independent Living Community sponsored by Boulder Housing Partners and The Ramble Collective.

****Available Immediately****

Requirements
* Experience working with special needs individuals.
* Female non-smoker.
* Car ownership with proof of insurance & a clean driving record.
* Share apartment with an easy-going young woman with cognitive challenges who is transitioning to independent living.
* Enjoy cooking with an interest in healthy food choices.
* Enjoy regular exercise shared with client resident (neighborhood walks, gym, etc.)
* Willingness to be flexible with work schedule.

Description of Employment Opportunity
* Average of ~30 hours per week to support independence in areas such as meal planning, shopping, cooking and cleanup, time management, household chores, hygiene (minimal), laundry and local transportation.
* Wages are exempt from federal income tax liability.
* Support hours are primarily during the daytime and into the evenings (Wed. am thru Sun. am), with time away for client’s PT work and recreational/social activities. Client typically spends Sun. am through Mon. pm with family locally in Boulder.
* Occasional extra hours when family is unavailable to provide weekend support.
* In addition, an average of 16 hours per week of respite are included where supervision is the responsibility of a second, non-resident, companion (Mon. pm through Tue. pm plus 1 weekend/month)
* One 4-day weekend off each month (Fri. pm through Wed. am) when respite companion is on duty and providing day/evening services within the apartment.
* Opportunity for additional unpaid time off when client resident is away from the apartment with her family on vacation.

Description of Housing

* Private, partially furnished bedroom.
* Shared use of 1-1/2 bath.
* All utilities and Wi-Fi included.
* Washer/dryer in unit.
* Location: Pearl Pkwy & Junction Pl.
* Free covered parking.
* Free RTD EcoPass
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

post id: 7393821341

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