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Part Time Companion/Buddy for Mentally Ill Woman, Wakefield MA

Companion/buddy for 50 year-old woman with mental health issues in Wakefield, MA. Meet a minimum of twice a week for fun activities. Take to movies, shopping, beach, for drives, on bike rides, garden. This position may be filled by 2 people.

Job Description:

• Meet twice a week with woman for blocks of 2-4 hours, depending on activity. One time on weekend, once during weekday. Time/number of days per week may be increased.
• Morning/early afternoon hours preferred, but can be decided with client. 
• Identify and plan activities with client.
• Take client out on activities.
• Communicate updates, concerns and issues with case manager and siblings, as needed. 

Qualifications:

• Must be self-starter, responsible, fun, trustworthy and warm. 
• Experience with adults with mental illness required.
• Familiarity with diabetes preferred.
• Must have driver's license and own car. Must have car insurance.
• Must be non-smoker.
• Prefer one- year commitment.

Salary: $25/hour

Please submit cover letter and resume to Lee Rachel Jurma at lee@personaldisability.com. Days/times and hours are flexible. May be filled by 2 people. 

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