Volunteer / Coworker

Volunteer · Hardwick, Vermont
Department Volunteer
Employment Type Volunteer
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation Allowance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION: Heartbeet Lifesharing 
Hardwick, VT  
http://www.heartbeet.org  

Title: Volunteer / Coworker

Need: Start Date - Immediate Opening  

 

Length of Service:  1 year 

Heartbeet is a vibrant lifesharing Camphill community and licensed therapeutic residence that includes adults with developmental disabilities and interweaves the social and agricultural realms for the healing and renewing of our society and the earth. Community members live and work together, in beautiful extended family households, forming a mutually supportive environment that enables each individual to discover and develop his or her unique abilities and potential. 

Description:

As a Heartbeet volunteer or coworker, you will be expected to live with and assist "friends" or individuals with developmental disabilities in all aspects of their daily life, including home, artistic and skill based programs.  

Main Duties:

You will be provided training and guidance to enable you to perform the following tasks, but not limited to:

  • Assisting with personal / hygiene care
  • Offering physical and emotional support
  • Creating social opportunities
  • Promoting social harmony
  • Supporting medical needs
  • Participating in recreational activities
  • Perform household tasks such as cooking, house-cleaning and laundry
  • Participate in the residential and vocational activities

Requirements:

  • Criminal Background Clearance
  • Proof of Health Insurance
  • Health Screening Form
  • Drivers License preferred
  • At least 18 years old
  • Proficient in the English language
  • Self-motivated, ability to organize, complete tasks, work within a team environment and accept supervision.
  • Participate in living in environment that supports individuals of all abilities.

Basic Living Needs:

  • Room and Board
  • Use of car, internet
  • Monthly Allowance
  • Weekly: personal day / evening
  • Annually: 21 days of time off

Training provided:

  • Fire Safety & Emergency Preparedness.
  • First Aid / CPR, basic caregiving skills, and will participate in our training program.
  • Compassionate Communication. 

  Contact Person: Sara Hatch  Contact's Email: coworker@heartbeet.org

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  • Location
    Hardwick, Vermont
  • Department
    Volunteer
  • Employment Type
    Volunteer
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level
  • Compensation
    Allowance