Life Sharing Provider/Independent Contractor at Resources For Human Development in Nazareth, Pennsylvania

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Life Sharing Provider/Independent Contractor




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Description/Job Summary



Lifesharing Provider/Independent Contractor

Do you want to make a meaningful contribution to someone's life by sharing your home?

Lifesharing is a residential setting in which a "host" family with AN INCLUSIVE MIND and WELCOMING HEART, share their life and home with an individual with an intellectual developmental disability or autism.

RHD Lifesharing specializes in creating an environment that empowers individuals with IDD or Autism through the development of skills and coordination of resources, in accordance with ODP's Philosophy of Everyday Lives and Person-Centered Practices.

Regions: Northeast PA, including, but not limited to, Lehigh, Northampton, Carbon, Monroe, and Pike counties



Responsibilities/Duties



Lifesharing Providers assist individuals in the development of skills, activities of daily life (ADLs), and by the promotion of heathy relationships and community inclusiveness

Complete regular documentation in compliance with state regulatory standards

Adhere to individual's rights & choice, tosupport each individual through their Individual Support Plan

Schedule, attend, and collect documentation forall medical appointments with individuals

Compliance with physical site requirements, as outlined PA Chapter 6500 regulations, including separate bedroom for individual and provisions of items outlined within program Room & Board policies

Work in conjunction with assigned RHD Lifesharing program's lifesharing specialist and individual's supports coordinator





Required Experience



Must be at least 21 years ofage.

Valid driver's license and reliable transportation.

Valid vehicle/homeowners/renter'sinsurance.

Criminal clearances and physicals for all persons living in the household.

Experience supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities is preferred,but NOT required.

Minimum of 24-hours of annual trainings.



Required Education



High School/GED

Required Qualifications



Applicant MUST have residence within Northeast PA ONLY (including but not limited to following counties; Lehigh, Northampton, Berks, Carbon, Monroe, Pike, Schuylkill, Lackwanna, Lycoming, Luzerne, Wyoming)

Must be at least 21 years of age.

Valid driver's license and reliable transportation.

Valid vehicle/homeowners/renter'sinsurance.

Criminal clearances and physicals for all persons living in the household.

Experience supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities is preferred,but NOT required.

Minimum of 24-hours of annual trainings.



Program Summary



This posting is for an INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR, NOT AN EMPLOYEE. Current RHD employees are not eligible for position.

*If approved by program*, RHD Lifesharing provides assistance and on-going support to qualified applicants in becoming and remaining a successful lifesharing provider.

On- callsupport is also provided to Lifesharing providers/caregivers.


Compensationup to $2400.00 tax-free stipend per individual,based upon individual's support needs assessment.


Resourcesfor Human Development, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer. All qualifiedapplicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, nationalorigin, veteran, or disability status.