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AmeriCorps In-Home Respite Caseworker (August start date)

Actively Recruiting

Openings

1 currently recruiting

Service Dates

August 13, 2021 - July 31, 2022

Application Window

August 1, 2020 - June 18, 2021

Location

  • Mt Vernon, KY

Contact Information

Ashley Ellis
(606) 392-4679
volunteer@chrisapp.org

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AmeriCorps In-Home Respite Caseworker

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Description

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.

CAP AmeriCorps members also have the opportunity to participate in CAP's Volunteer Program. CAP Volunteers commit to direct Service, intentional Community, and Spirituality. In addition to their service, most CAP volunteers share in dinner and devotion several nights a week.

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.

CAP AmeriCorps members also have the opportunity to participate in CAP's Volunteer Program. CAP Volunteers commit to direct Service, intentional Community, and Spirituality. In addition to their service, most CAP volunteers share in dinner and devotion several nights a week.
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Living Allowance

$250 - $1100 monthly

Benefits

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

Additional Benefits

All food and housing is provided for members who choose to live in a CAP volunteer community house. Living allowance is $125 bi-weekly for members who live in community and $550 bi-weekly for members who choose to live on their own.

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

Ashley Ellis
(606) 392-4679
volunteer@chrisapp.org

Hosted By

Position Details

AmeriCorps In-Home Respite Caseworker

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