Personal & Community Support Mentor

Olney, MD
Salary: $17.00 /hour

A fun and energetic young man with autism in Olney, MD seeks part-time support staff/mentor. Mentor provides (1) at-home support in chores, meal/snack prep, communication, personal care; and (2) social support in the community (recreation, grocery, etc.).

Hours: Late afternoons and/or weekends; up to 12 hours/week. Specific days flexible.

Ideal candidate must have:

-Sense of humor, patience, high energy/enthusiasm. Music interest is a plus!

– High school diploma or GED.

– At least one year of experience in special education, working with people with autism, or supporting people with disabilities in the community.

– Reliable vehicle and clean driving record (with applicable insurance and driver’s license). Mileage is reimbursed.

– Authorization to work in U.S.

Training is provided.

Prior to start, applicant must pass a background check and must be certified in First Aid and CPR. Online training acceptable, and reasonable training cost can be reimbursed.

Salary: Negotiable based on experience. For those with minimal experience, starting salary is $17/hour. Opportunities for performance-based increase at 90 days, and then annually.

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