Company: Hope Services
Location: Santa Cruz
Posted on: November 23, 2020
Location: Santa Cruz, CATeam: Supported Living Services -
Supported Living Services Team /Work Type: Part-TimeBring your
special talents and caring attitude to a job that will make all the
difference in someone's life! Be a Companion to people with
developmental disabilities. Are you passionate about including
people in all aspects of life? Do you love to inspire others and
prefer to be on the go? Looking for meaningful work and not just a
job? This may be the position for you! We seek dynamic people to
work with adults with developmental disabilities. Help them build
relationships and experiences in their homes and communities. Work
independently within a small team. Flexible hours and shifts are
Responsibilities of the Companion role:
The Companion provides social and recreational support to consumer
in their home, neighborhood and home community.
Provides consumer with companionship and friendship.
Assists in the development and expansion of consumer participation
in leisure activities.
Ensures consumers integration into community activities, events and
Assures a safe environment, provides protective supervision and
Assists with the development of a circle of support, build and
maintain relationships with family, friends and neighbors.
Provides daily living skills training and support, assists consumer
in maintaining positive health and home.
Provides transportation to consumer including public
transportation, own car or as needed.
Responsible for communicating all consumer related information to
appropriate staff in a timely manner.
Acts as a mandated abuse reporter.
May perform other duties as assigned to assure quality services to
Minimum Qualifications of the Companion role:
The Companion should possess a high school diploma, GED or
equivalent, plus related experience working with people with
disabilities in a rehabilitation environment, or approved
combination of experience and education. Possession of valid
California driver's license, clear driving record, and auto
insurance are required. Completion and clearance of fingerprints
for DOJ criminal background check,
The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
Travel in the consumers home neighborhood, providing physical and
emotional support to the consumer in community based activities.
Exposure to outdoor weather, dust and pollens. In the consumer's
home, performing personal care tasks, use of typical home
appliances and special assistive equipment as needed by the
Do you have what it takes to make a difference?
Inspire and be inspired! Hope Services takes immense pride in
maximizing our employee engagement. Will you join us??
Winner, 100 Best Places to Work, Silicon Valley/San Jose Business
Visit www.hopeservices.org to find out more about us and the people
Hope Services provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all
employees and applicants for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran
status, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other
protected characteristic. In addition to federal law requirements,
Hope Services complies with all applicable state and local laws
governing nondiscrimination in employment. PI126254355
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