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Job Title: Personal Care Attendant

Hiring Period: Academic Year, Summer | Hourly Pay Rate: $15.00 | Hours per week: 2-5
On/Off Campus: Off Campus | Work-Study/Non Work-Study: Non Work-Study

Job Description: Community Focus/Personal Care Support

Become part of a team that provides hands on support to a male in his 30s with intellectual and physical needs both at home and in the community.

Looking for someone with natural ability to see every person’s potential with a calm, adaptable demeanor, positive and respectful attitude and creativity and flexibility in both thought process and provision of supports.

* Basic cooking ability needed.
* Reliability is a must.
* Back up availability, Mon.-Fri. particularly for evening hours of 4:30-6:30 and Saturdays 10:30-6 with several existing dates in the summer needed.
* Experience supporting non-verbal
* Musical background or enjoyment of different types of performances a plus

Great learning opportunity for those looking to pursue any field with close human interaction (ie. OT, PT, nursing, teaching, human services, or alternative therapy field).

Availability for Mon-Fri evening hours 4:30-6:30, Saturday 10:30-6 fill in.

Monthly evening support to assist attending events at UMass or other performance opportunities, likely a Wed. or Thurs. evening from 6:30-9:30

Openness to providing overnight support once a year for several days.
* Males preferred but will consider anyone who possesses desired qualities.
* Please send resume or letter of interest detailing interest and experience
* Please make sure to include phone number so that I can contact you.
* CORI will be required.
* Good driving record needed.
* Your own vehicle is required since we are not on a bus route.

How to Apply: Email, Send Resume

Name/Company: Donna Kushi
Department: 196 River Drive
Phone: 413-584-4879

196 River Drive
Hadley, Massachusetts 01035

Job Number: 29703