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JOB OFFER 

A GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO BECOME A CAREGIVER IN VERMONT 

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Elijah is a 28 year old man living with cerebral palsy. He is a dyed in the wool extrovert who expresses himself with laughter, smiles and sounds.
He loves going on walks in nature,
visiting with his family, friends and care givers,
taking bike rides on his quadracycle,
participating in theater activities,
watching movies, swimming in the pool and he
 
loves everything music.

Elijah gets around well, walking with assistance, and communicates with sounds but not many words. 

He is cared for by his parents and caregivers
and is preparing to move to
Black Mountain Assisted Family Living (BMAFL)
in Brattleboro, Vermont.

That's where you come in..

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Families First  
is looking to hire someone
caring and attentive, interested
in living with Elijah at BMAFL
while
 insuring him safe, kind
and dedicated
one-on-one care. 

The schedule is 5-6 nights a week
including evenings and mornings.


The work involves hands-on participation
with daily living tasks such as:


     Going to the bathroom
     Bathing and grooming
     Dressing and undressing
     Eating and drinking
     Walking and moving around
     Getting in and out of bed


and last but not least
Pleasant and stimulating
social interactions and
creative time together


Elijah will continue to spend his days
with his family or other care givers and
he generally sleeps from 8pm to 8am.

ADVANTAGES

Whether you're a student,
an artist, an athlete
or just about anything else and want to have time
to pursue your interests, 
working evenings and nights means


having day times
available for you

 
Lodging included 

A chance to live in beautiful
Brattleboro Vermont

A great and reliable tax-free stipend of 
~40,000$

Being a part of Elijah's team of
family and caregivers
gives you access to a whole network of
creative, artistic, mindful and
community-oriented people
and resources such as:

2 beautiful
movement studios 

(both of Elijah's parents have one on their property)
for yoga, dance, bodywork etc..


Garden space 

A rich and vibrant social community of
visual artists, singers, musicians, actors, writers and all over creative people people

 

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Published November 2021