Join the team at Inclusion NWT in supporting individuals with disabilities and their families through respite services. You would be matched with an individual and family and would spend time with the individual for between 6 and 10 hours per week. Those we support range from toddlers to seniors.
To apply, email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or drop off a resume to the Abe Miller building at 4912 53rd St.
Respite Care provides planned relief for families and the people with disabilities that they care for. Respite Workers carry out duties usually performed by the families in the day-to-day support of their loved ones with disabilities. This can be done in the family home or in the community. Physical requirements may vary depending on the disability of the Care Recipient and could include assistance with mobility, toileting, transferring from bed to chair, etc
This position works with the family and individual to engage in interactions and activities that are engaging and of interest to the individual and support social involvement and communication. Working with individuals with varying abilities requires attention to detail, ability to follow directions, as well as accurate listening skills.
A relevant diploma or degree
The ability to obtain an clean criminal record check
A class 5 drivers license
Patience, flexibility and creativity and a strong interest in working with other people