Couple for AFC Home - Holland/Zeeland, MI

Couple for AFC Home - Holland/Zeeland, MI

Posted: 1/9/2011 - 12:38 pm

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Christian couple to work as house parents in an Adult Foster Care Home located in the Holland/Zeeland area. Housing, utilities, and food provided. One spouse can work outside of the home.

Hours:

On duty from Sunday evening at 8PM through Tuesday morning at 9AM, one houseparent must return for duty at 2:30 PM Monday through Friday but is relieved of duty from 5-9PM on Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday evenings; back in the home each night and then until 9AM the following mornings; on-call during day as needed; work one full weekend per month. Additional hours outside of regularly scheduled hours may be necessary to attend appointments and coverage for other staff who are unable to work.

Requirements:

- Must be 18 years of age and have a high school diploma
- Must be in a stable marriage, financially responsible, very dependable, possess initiative, be able to work independently
- Must have a valid Driver?s License and a good driving record
- Must pass drug testing and fingerprint State requirements
- Must complete all required (paid) training hours through Community Mental Health
- Must be physically capable of carrying 35-50 lbs. up and down flights of stairs; physically able to help with the bathing and care of adult residents
- Ability to provide spiritual guidance to each resident
- Function as part of a team

Education/Experience:

- Education and experience in the human service field or with developmentally disabled adults would be very beneficial but is not required
- Compassion for working with the developmentally disabled
- Excellent housekeeping skills, organizational skills and the ability to follow a routine are a must

- Experience in maintenance and repair of a home would be beneficial

Compensation will be based on qualifications and experience; insurance and vacation benefit package available.

Qualified applicants should forward resume and cover letter to: (see below) to be considered for this position.

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