We have respite care twice a month, but I'm looking for something for 2 hours each week, in the evening. I have 3 boys (7, 5, 1). My 5 year old has Downsyndrom, and is just as active and social as his brothers.
If you enjoy working with children, you can find special needs babysitting and nanny jobs on Sittercity. Within child care, there are many different types of special needs jobs depending on the family who needs help.
On Sittercity, nannies and babysitters can browse special needs child care jobs based on their zip code. They can craft their online resume by creating a detailed profile. They can apply to jobs working with special needs, message with interested parents, and schedule interviews. Many special needs caregivers will also negotiate a contract with families to make sure the details of the job are clear on both sides.
There is a wide range of possibilities in special needs care worker jobs. There are part time jobs as a special needs nanny or babysitter. There are also full-time special needs jobs. You could work as a live-in or out, and temporary or ongoing for an extended amount of time. You could be an au pair, overnight nanny, or newborn care specialist. You could provide care through before-school or after-school activities or you could be a travel nanny.