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Creative Companion

CATEGORY: Non-Theatrical

Renewal Memory Partners
New York, NY
US

CONTACT NAME

Deborah Wenning

Job Details

DESCRIPTION

Care Partner Opporunities!

Join our team of creative and compassionate care givers who engage creatively with older adults to kindle their intellect, connect with their vibrancy! and make the most of their days!

At Renewal Memory Partners, we are dedicated to providing holistic, person-centered care to people living with Alzheimer’s and related dementias. Our organization is also committed to providing affirming care to the LGBTQ community.

For all Care Partners of Renewal Memory Partners, we are proud to offer:

  • Community: We understand that caring for older adults can be isolating at times, and we strive to build community among Care Partners through ongoing support groups, dynamic trainings, and virtual meet-ups.
  • Professional Development: Through the Renewal Memory Institute, you will have access to best-in-class trainings offered by a multidisciplinary team of experts. You may also have the opportunity to engage in cutting-edge research studies through our partnerships with university and hospital-based teams.
  • Competitive Compensation: At Renewal Memory Partners, we strive to offer top starting pay, plus a wide range of benefits.
  • A Person-Centered Approach that Honors You: We celebrate both our clients and our Care Partners as diverse individuals, and actively learn about their hobbies, backgrounds, and interests. We thoughtfully match clients and Care Partners who can build genuine, authentic connections.

Responsibilities: 

  • Providing companionship to older adults and people with chronic health conditions in their homes (e.g., discussing current events, creating artwork, reviewing photo albums).
  • Planning activities outside the home and accompanying clients to keep them engaged with the world (e.g., trips to museums, concerts, plays, or the park).
  • Escorting clients to doctors’ appointments.
  • Running errands for clients (e.g., grocery shopping, sundries).
  • Reminding clients to take their medications.
  • Doing light exercise with clients (e.g., helping with stretching routine).
  • Assisting clients in preparing meals.
  • Performing light housekeeping, such as dusting, tidying, and laundry.

Qualifications: 

All Empolyees of Renewal Memory Partners Must Be Fully Covid Vaccinated

We welcome candidates with diverse backgrounds including the creative arts and healthcare fields. Our employment is selective. Strong candidates possess:

  • A passion for caring for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Prior experience working with this population is valued, but not required.
  • An accredited high school diploma, though we prefer candidates with college degrees or those currently attending colleges or graduate schools.
  • Deep empathy and patience.
  • Flexibility, reliability, and responsiveness.
  • Creativity and a positive, open-hearted approach.
  • Strong composure under pressure.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to build trust-based relationships with clients and their families.

Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance 
  • Referral Bonus 
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) 
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 
  • 24/7 Client Services Support 
  • 24/7 RN Support

DURATION

Aug 12, 2022 - Aug 5, 2022

SALARY

$20 - $25 per hour

HOW TO APPLY

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