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AmeriCorps In-Home Respite Caseworker

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Openings

1 currently recruiting

Service Dates

August 12, 2019 - August 3, 2020

Application Window

August 1, 2018 - July 12, 2019

Location

  • Mt Vernon, KY

Contact Information

Kate Stefanowicz
(606) 392-4398
kstefanowicz@chrisapp.org

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Description

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.

Although August is our preferred admission time, members may also begin in October, January, or June.

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.

Although August is our preferred admission time, members may also begin in October, January, or June.
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Living Allowance

$230 - $470 monthly

Benefits

Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Housing, Relocation allowance (if applicable), Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

All food and housing is provided for members who choose to live in community. The stipend ("living allowance") is $115 bi-weekly for members who live in community and $235 bi-weekly for members who live independently.

Education Benefits

GED/High School Diploma

Education Requirements

GED

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Disability

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Rural

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

Disability Services Organization, Religious Organization

Activity Types

Hands On Activities

Contact Information

Kate Stefanowicz
(606) 392-4398
kstefanowicz@chrisapp.org

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