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Personal Companion

at Community Options, Inc.

Posted: 5/2/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: b05fd37b-ad30-4ef9-afd5-be1e7472afff
Categories: Other/General

Job Description

Community Options, a national non-profit agency providing services to individuals with disabilities in 11 states.

Join our team today! This is a wonderful opportunity for someone looking for part-time work and to help others.

We are seeking a dependable and compassionate individual to take on the role of a Personal Companion in Chester, NJ. This rewarding position has many opportunities for career growth within the organization!

The schedule for this position is Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays from 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM and some weekends. The pay for this position will be $11.25 per hour.

The Personal Companion will assist an individual with disabilities with their daily living skills, while encouraging their independence and building positive relationships within their community.

General Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Valid/Current Driver’s License
  • Transport participant in own vehicle (mileage reimbursement provided)
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Ability to establish a comfortable, supportive, and genuine relationship with an individual receiving supports.

General Duties:

  • Provide assistance to families caring for individuals with developmental disabilities at their home with daily living skills including; but not limited to, grooming, dress, and self-care habits.
  • Assist individuals with the development of independent community skills.
  • Build a support network between the individual and community members.
  • Assist individual with job development, job coaching, and obtaining competitive employment.
  • Accompany individual to and from appointments and activities.
  • Administer medication(s), as-needed.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Coordinator, Individual, or Family.

Please Call Joe Brown with any questions: 609-951-9900

Community Options is an Equal Opportunity Employer