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Personal Care Assistant(s)

Company: Partners for Youth with Disabilities
Location: Boston
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

2023 Youth Leadership ForumPartners for Youth with Disabilities (PYD) empowers youth with disabilities to reach their full potential by providing transformative mentoring programs, youth development opportunities, and inclusion expertise. We motivate youth to reach their personal, educational, and career goals and guide organizations in becoming more inclusive. - -Personal Care Assistants (PCA) Positions are currently available at the Massachusetts Youth Leadership Forum (YLF) hosted by Partners for Youth with Disabilities and scheduled to take place in Boston, MA -June 25th - 29th, 2023. The program will take place on a college or university campus, with on-campus housing provided. -The YLF PCA will provide assistance to -youth and young adult participants with disabilities attending -YLF and will work as part of the YLF Team. Experience working with youth with disabilities preferred. - Background check required. -Covid-19 Vaccination Required. PCA's stay on campus during the Youth Leadership Forum and participate in staff orientation. - - -Roles and Responsibilities: -

Provide assistance as directed by youth with tasks such as grooming, bathing, other self-care, and housekeeping. Assist youth in learning to self-direct and ask for assistance appropriately. - -Act responsibly in a way that reflects the mission and values of the Youth Leadership -Forum. PCA's work to empower youth to advocate for their needs and rights. - -Be attentive and available to provide assistance to youth as requested throughout the YLF. - - -Communicate effectively with Program Manager in regard to student issues. -Respond appropriately to youth concerns -and requests. - - -Communicate effectively with PCA Supervisor and/or Program Manager about any issues or concerns that arise with participants. - -Demonstrate a philosophy of empowerment for youth with disabilities. -Assist youth in socializing with other youth attending YLF, rather than with PCA's. (The goals of YLF includes expanding the youth's social networks with other youth with disabilities.) -Perform job duties in a safe and sanitary manner. -Respond to youth emergency calls and determine what services are needed, and contact the appropriate person(s); -Complete other duties as assigned. - -Compensation: These positions will be contracted at an hourly rate of up to $30. This is a limited term position which could be engaged for the length of the program or for shorter periods.Please contact Carol Murray with any questions at _____________,, or via email at _____________, For more information or to apply, please contact Carol Murray To apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to Carol Murray, Youth Leadership Manager at ASAP.At Partners for Youth with Disabilities, we welcome and include people of all abilities, identities, and backgrounds. We believe that a diverse and fully inclusive organization empowers individuals, heals communities, and creates a better world for us all. As such, we are committed to equal opportunity and the diversity of our workforce and do not exclude, deny benefits to, or otherwise discriminate against any person on account of that individual's gender, race, color, religion, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, military status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status or any other protected category under applicable law. - -Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Partners for Youth with Disabilities, Boston , Personal Care Assistant(s), Other , Boston, Massachusetts

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