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LEDA Virtual Job Fair


Employers interested in posting their job openings on the LEDA Virtual job fair (at no cost) can send job description, qualifications, and application method to LEDA's Director of Workforce Development by email.

In addition to posting your vacancies on LEDA's website, positions are also distributed to a network of workforce centers and educational institutions as appropriate.

Position: Respite / Sitter

Under the supervision of the Case Management Coordinator and adhering to the policies and procedures of the Lafayette Council on Aging, Inc the duties are as follows:
1- Non-medical hygiene servcies, i.e. grooming hair, preparation of small meals (heating in microwave only), snacks and monitoring the consumption of such. Provide hydration i.e. liquids such as water and supplements if needed (unless the client is on a liquid restricted diet).
2- Ambulation and transfer assistance
3- Take to medical appoinments using client's vehicle or escort on transport van, etc.
4- Socialize and chat with client
5- Take on outings in client's car. Example Wal-Mart, movies, grocery store (as needed and online if client is well enough to travel in a car).

Must be abel to provide comfort care and companionship to persons with terminal diseasess and elderly persons who need 24 hour per day care and have a family member or friend in need of assistance. All respite personnel must be able to pass a background check.
High school diploma
1- Servce any client assigned to you regardless of race, sex, or creed.
2- Health and safety rules must be maintained at all times.
3- Respite staff must not take any money or gifts from clients at any time or for any reason.
4- Confidentiality concerning a client must be strictly observed at all times.

Application Requirements:
Apply in person at 160 Industrial Parkway, Lafayette, LA 70508 or send resume to [email protected]

Job Posted:
Application Deadline:
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Resume Prep & Job Search Assistance

Click below to find more information on visiting the local Business & Career Solutions Center at 706 E. Vermilion Street, Lafayette, LA where staff can assist you with resume preparation assistance, job search assistance, and referrals to training and employment opportunities.


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