Lambton County Developmental Services
  • 30-Apr-2021 to 30-Sep-2021 (PST)
  • ON, CAN
  • Contract

Are you looking to make a difference in someone's life?

Lambton County Developmental Services is looking for an Independent Contractor interested in being a Host Family Provider. A Host Family Provider is an individual or family who provides accommodation, care, support and supervision, for an adult with a developmental disability. Upon completion of screening, Host Family Providers are matched with an individual who has similar interests. The goals are to provide a safe and secure place to live in a family home setting, to promote a high quality of life as well as community inclusion.

LCDS supports the Host Family Provider by providing and/or arranging on-going training and certification, expertise, resources and consultation.

Who is the person?

  • Adult male in his early 60's
  • Enjoys woodworking
  • Requires routine and structure in his day
  • Loves to be a part of his community
  • Involved with local service clubs (Alhambra, Knights of Columbus)

Location:

  • Looking for a person or family in the town of Watford or surrounding area

Qualifications:

  • First Aid/CPR preferred
  • Valid "G" Class license and reliable vehicle
  • Must provide a clear Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector screening
  • Experience working with people with disabilities is an asset
  • Must be over 18 and have secondary income
  • Must have suitable accommodations for the person

Compensation:

  • Daily per diem
  • Monthly respite funding that is flexible
  • Monthly rent is paid to the Host Family Provider by the person
  • Mileage/Grocery store costs are to be negotiated between the Host Family Provider and the person

To apply, please submit a letter of interest.

LCDS is an equal opportunity employer and we value the importance of diversity, dignity and worth of every individual in the workplace. LCDS offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you are contacted by LCDS regarding a job opportunity, please advise prior to the interview if you require accommodation.

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