$15 – 20/hr
About who needs care: Developmental disability. 2 adults, 20 years old with autism need supervision and assistance with grooming, hygiene, very light meal prep, medication and helps facilitated wants and needs throughout the day. Light housekeeping but only related to their day's happenings. They spend the majority of their day solitary and enjoy listening to music and playing games and watching videos on their tablet. Much of their day is self-directed and quiet. They also enjoy swimming when the weather is good and hanging out outside in the backyard. One of them loves soap and showering and spends a good amount of time in the shower. About the care needs: someone who is kind, patient, positive, calm, detail oriented, good sense of humor, problem solver, and observant.
There is really no special training. Its a matter of learning shier routine and how to communicate with them. They are non-verbal. If you have experience with those with Autism or other developmental delays would be helpful but not necessary. Willingness to learn and to be helpful. Services needed include: meal preparation, errands / shopping, light housekeeping, feeding, and bathing / dressing.