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caregiver to former orphans with special needs on ranch in Texas - Wimberley, TX

Posted by Lorraine P. on 7/31/2019

Start date: ASAP

  • $14.00 - $18.00 per hour
Lorraine P.

Live-in position available, as well as part-time and full-time options. We are excited to offer this unique opportunity for the right person to come alongside our family, helping us care for former orphans who are now adopted into our family, but require extra care due to their special needs. We have an immediate opening. I (Lorraine, mom to all these precious kiddos) was diagnosed with a rare blood cancer at age 43 and had a heart attack at age 47 (March of 2010), and we really need extra help. We are a large adoptive Jesus-loving family, with an orphan ministry in memory of our daughter, Chrissie. We have 12 children, adopted from around the world. 4 kiddos have Down syndrome, 1 has Autism & brain malformations. Applicants should have a heart for people who have special needs. We need someone who is compassionate, selfless, honest, hard-working, committed, capable, and caring. Prefer a year commitment if possible. Caregivers only have 1-2 children at a time.

Additional Details

  • Number of special needs care recipients: Four or more care recipients

Age Groups

  • Youth
  • Teen


  • Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Attention Deficit Disorder
  • Autism
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Delayed Speech
  • Developmental Language Disorder
  • Down Syndrome
  • Dyslexia
  • Epilepsy
  • Heart Defects
  • Hydrocephaly
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Seizures
  • Sensory Integration Disorder
  • Visual Impairment

Services Needed

  • Administering Medication
  • Assistance With Transportation
  • Bathing
  • Dressing Assistance
  • Feeding Assistance
  • Feeding Tube
  • Lifting and Transferring
  • Mobility Assistance
  • Positive Behavioral Support
  • Sign Language
  • Specific Meal Preparation (foods to avoid, etc.)
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$14.00 - $18.00 per hour

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