@ Lafayette Council on Aging

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Due to travel time from the home of one client to another, the Homemaker Aide will provide weekly service at a minimum of forty-five minutes (45) per client. The Homemaker Aide will perform three(3) or more of the following duties in the allotted timeframe:

  • Wash dishes
  • Change bed linens
  • Sweep and/or mop floors (floors will be damp-mopped only)
  • Dust furniture and shelves
  • Vacuum
  • Clean bathroom (s)
  • Wash and/or dry laundry (for the assigned client only)
  • Shake excess dust from throw rugs
  • Clean out the refrigerator (when this duty is performed, no other duties will be added, due to the length of time required to remove everything from the refrigerator so that it can be cleaned; the freezer will not be defrosted during this time)

Due to time constraints and certain liabilities, the Homemaker Aide WILL  NOT perform the following duties:

  • Give medication
  • Iron
  • Wax
  • Clean baseboards
  • Climb

  • Clean out cabinets or closets
  • Move furniture for any reason
  • Shampoo carpets

  • Note: The Homemaker Aide will not clean up any area of the home used exclusevly by other family members.

    In addition, the Homemaker Aide is responsible to:

    • Collects participant contributions weekly.
    • Contributions will be collected from the Director of        Programs and Personnel  after funds have been counted and verified with the Homemaker Aide.
    • Assists with daily site tote sheets and individual profiles on a daily basis. On the 16th  day and on the 1st by noon  of each month homemaker will  submit all daily tote sheets and individual profiles to the Director of Programs and Personnel.
    • Maintains good work and public relations-this includes demonstrating friendliness, warmth, and cooperation to participants, co-workers, and supervisors.
    • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
    • Performs other duties as assigned by the Case Management Coordinator, Manager of Programs & Personnel, and/or Executive Director.


1. High school diploma.

2. General Education Diploma (GED).

Applicant must have a good driving record, current driver’s license, and valid auto insurance (minimum limits as required by law). Must have CPR/First Aid certification. The ability to relate and work with older persons, and a genuine interest, concern, and awareness of older persons and their problems is vital.

How to Apply:

Send resume to larry@lafcoa.org  or call 337-262-5990 and ask to speak to Monica Smith, Director of Programs and Personnel 

Location: Lafayette, LA
Date Posted: January 11, 2021
Application Deadline: December 12, 2099