Care Companion in Seattle, WA 98115.
Looking for part-time work as a care companion.
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- Age 30
- 1 year paid experience
Last signed in: More than 6 months
Home Care Rates $0 per week
I am hoping to act as a companion and source of company to a person who is looking for more regular social interaction and also companionship and assistance during outings/running of errands, this might include; walks, visits to museums, library, cultural events, being read to, playing board games, assisting with small projects, help with occasional meal preparation, trips to postoffice, appointments, pharmacy etc. I am looking for a very part-time position near First or Capitol Hill.
A bit about myself: I am currently working as a part-time nanny while taking prerequisites biology courses for medical school. I have a background in the arts and have experience working with a diverse population of people. I have worked with women and children in a domestic violence shelter and attended births as a doula in Guatemala. I have also worked within a Camphill community in New York that serves the needs of of older adults with special needs. I have been a camp counselor at Seattle Children's Hospital Stamm Camp for 5yrs and I am currently a regular volunteer working in the Post-Anesthesia Care Unit at Children's Hospital.
Age Specific Experience
1 year paid experience with:
- Under 55 years old
- 55 to 64 years old
- 65 to 74 years old
Experience with providing basic care services:
- Conversation and companionship
- Safety supervision
- Meal preparation
- Medication reminders
- Social activities
- Light housekeeping
- Exercise/Physical activities
- Laundry and linen changes
- Mobility assistance
Experience with providing personal care services:
- Feeding and special diet
Experience with providing individualized services:
- Medication Administration
- Medication Assistance
- Medication Management
- Assistance with Pets
- Meal Planning
- Nutrition Education
Availability & Job Preferences
Prefers to provide visiting care
- Short term (1 to 3 months)
- Temporary (4 to 12 months)
- Permanent (1 to 2 years)
- Will consider a part time position
- Start date is flexible
My availability is valid through 3/28/16
- Weekday Afternoons
- Weekday Evenings
- Weekends Daytime
- Weekends Evenings
Skills & Abilities