NOW INTERVIEWING ** Holistic Care Companion / Elder Companion ** $15/hour + benefits

Job Type

Part Time

Salary

Details: $15 / hr + benefits

Published

06/13/2018

Address

1603 Orrington Ave
Evanston
IL
60201
United States

Description

APPLY NOW: https://easyapply.co/job/care-partner-companion-1?rcid=idealist


Are you a mission-driven individual with a passion for improving the lives of older adults?


Renewal Care specializes in delivering holistic, person-centered homecare to individuals with cognitive impairment and progressive memory loss. Our organization also has a special commitment to provide culturally competent care to the LGBT community. We are actively recruiting Companions to join our growing team of care partners.

While each assignment is unique, responsibilities may include:

  • Providing companionship to seniors and people with chronic health conditions in their homes (e.g., discussing current events, creating artwork, reviewing photo albums)
  • Planning activities outside the home and accompanying clients to keep clients engaged with the world (e.g., trips to museums, concerts, plays, or the park)
  • Escorting clients to doctors' appointments
  • Providing counseling and mentorship to family stakeholders and other Care Partners
  • Running errands for clients (e.g., grocery shopping, sundries)
  • Reminding clients to take their medications
  • Doing light exercise with clients (e.g., helping with stretching routine)
  • Assisting clients with technology
  • Assisting clients in preparing meals and household chores

We are proud to offer:

  • Part-time and full-time work available
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • 401K Plans with matching employer contributions
  • Monthly discounts on public transportation
  • Ongoing trainings lead by experts in the field of aging
  • Opportunities for advancement into management positions

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; musical and artistic talents a plus
  • High empathy
  • Excellent communication skills – both oral and written
  • Access to various Chicago neighborhoods and the north shore suburbs


Compensation starts at $15.00 per hour + benefits for top candidates


PLEASE APPLY ONLINE HERE: https://easyapply.co/job/care-partner-companion-1?rcid=idealist


Learn more at www.renewalcare.org

Benefits

Benefits include:


  • Paid time off
  • On-Going training
  • Flexible schedules
  • 401K plans with matching contributions*
  • Healthcare*


*Available to qualified employees

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

High School

How To Apply

https://easyapply.co/job/care-partner-companion-1?rcid=idealist

APPLY ONLINE: https://easyapply.co/job/care-partner-companion-1?rcid=idealist


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