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AmeriCorps In-Home Respite Caseworker

Christian Appalachian Project Volunteer Program
This is an AmeriCorps Opportunity.

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.

Benefits

Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Housing, 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 $115 bi-weekly for members who live in community and $235 bi-weekly for members who live independently.

Other Conditions

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

Specifics

Focus Areas

Hands On Activites In Disability

Living Allowance

$230 - $470 monthly

Education Requirements

GED

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Rural

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

Disability Services Organization, Religious Organization

1 Openings

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I’m Interested
Application Window
January 1, 2017 - May 27, 2017
Service Dates
August 14, 2017 - August 3, 2018
Location
  • Mt Vernon, KY
Contact Information
Julianna O'Brien
(606) 256-0973
volunteer@chrisapp.org

Christian Appalachian Project Volunteer Program

Focus Areas
Aging, Disability, Disaster, Economic Security, Education & Youth, Health & Nutrition, Homelessness & Housing
Contact Information
310 Beiting Lane
, 40456
(800) 755-5322
Year Founded
1964