Person Support Assistant (Silver Spring, MD)

Silver Spring, MD
Salary: $20.00 /hour

Active young woman in Silver Spring is seeking staff to assist as a personal support to help her develop skills that will increase her independence at home and in her community. She likes to work outside doing farming and caring for animals as well as baking/cooking inside.

Position duties will focus on exploring the community, building work/life skills, providing employment support as required, looking for new opportunities for work as well as community integration. Hours 20 hours a week with flexibility on the schedule. Some weekend hours desired, but not required.

Candidate must be comfortable with animals as there is a cat and dog in the household and a program at horse stables.

The ideal candidate has worked with people with developmental disabilities and is eager to participate in helping to increase the young adult’s independence and integration within the community.

Candidate must be reliable, motivated, energetic, and patient. Must be CPR/First Aid certified. Must have reliable transportation with a clean driving record and be able to pass background check.

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