Companion Care Pilot Program Workers
CCEVA is hiring several Companion Care workers to provide companionship to clients enrolled in the Companion Care Pilot Program in order for them to stay socially engaged and to provide assistance with their daily activities in order to remain in their home comfortably and safely. The Companion Care Program provides non-medical, in-home support services such as: home management (light housekeeping, laundry, bed making, and trash removal), meal planning and preparation, grocery shopping and running errands for client, transporting clients in your car to run errands and shopping, and providing medication reminders.
Successful applicants will have two or more years of recent experience in caring for the elderly. Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or have successfully completed a Home Care Training Program is preferred. Candidates should be dependable, people-oriented, have attention to detail, and ability to work independently. Must have an insured vehicle and a valid Virginia Driver’s License in good standing, a High School Diploma or equivalent, and be First Aid/CPR certified. Applicants should have a working telephone with voicemail, must have a clean background check, a negative TB test, negative drug test and must complete a 25-hour training course. The physical requirements of the job are: ability to bend over, ability to stand for extended periods of time, lift 10 lbs., push a vacuum, and climb stairs.
If interested, please send a resume with cover letter to: email@example.com. EOE
In-Home Respite Care Workers
Applications are now being taken for In-Home Respite Care Workers ages 18 through retirement years. After completing a 25-hour free training program, the workers will be put on CCEVA’s registry and assignments will be given to work in 3- to 8-hour increments in various households in the Hampton Roads area. This is considered a contracted position, part-time with flexible schedules.
Qualifications are: a sincere interest in helping older adults to maintain some independence, a caring spirit and an initial commitment to work in the program for four months after the training. The Respite Worker will also be required to complete a Social Service and Criminal Background check. For more information or an application, call the In-Home Respite Care coordinator, at Catholic Charities of Eastern Virginia 757-875-0060. EOE