Direct Respite Provider – Terrace Bay/Schreiber

  • Casual
  • Part Time
  • Anywhere
  • Negotiable CAD / Year
  • August 31, 2023
  • Salary/Pay: Negotiable

WORK OPPORTUNITY! is looking for Direct Respite Providers to provide social, recreational and personal support to individuals of all ages with a special need/chronic health condition in Terrace Bay/Schreiber and surrounding areas, while giving family caregivers a much-needed break from their caregiving duties. This support can be provided in the family home or in the community.

Direct Respite Providers come from a variety of backgrounds with a variety of skills and experience levels. They are self-motivated, committed to inclusion, and passionate about making a positive impact in the lives of the people they serve.

What is is an online database of pre-screened Direct Respite Providers looking to provide support to families of individuals with a special need/chronic health condition.

Direct Respite Providers work directly for families, either as an independent contractor or as an employee of the family. Respite Providers organize their schedule with families, at a time and in a way that works best for everyone.


· Experience and/or education supporting individuals with a special need/chronic health condition

· Good working knowledge of community resources/programming for individuals with special needs

· First Aid + CPR certificate and access to a vehicle is an asset

How to Apply:

· Submit your online application to and attach a resume.

Successful applicants will be granted an interview and must:

· Provide three work/volunteer-related references

· Consent to and provide a clear Criminal Reference Check with a Vulnerable Sector Screening

· Attend a Direct Respite Provider Information Session.

Upon completion of these steps, a Direct Funding Coordinator will provide support to facilitate matches between Direct Respite Providers and families. Training and supervision is provided by the family.

Rate of Pay: to be negotiated with family

Job Type: part-time/casual (days, evenings, weekends, overnights, summer)

Education: some college/university (preferred)

Upload your resume or any other relevant files.

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