Christian Appalachian Project (CAP) AmeriCorps members commit to direct Service, intentional Community, and Spirituality/reflection in Appalachian Kentucky. In-Home Respite Caseworkers provide respite services in the family’s home/community to children/adults/elderly who are developmentally, physically, and/or mentally challenged. Will be responsible for providing daily care to participants according to specific training and participants’ individualized care needs, including bathing, feeding, nurturing, and implementing activities that encourage recreation, socialization, and independence.
October entrants will have the option of either ending their term on July 31, or extending their service into early November or December.
Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Housing, Living allowance, Relocation allowance (if applicable), Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training
All food and housing is provided for members who choose to live in community. The stipend ("living allowance") is $125 bi-weekly for members who live in community and $957 bi-weekly for members who live independently.
GED/High School Diploma
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check