Paid Neighbor - Upper East Side - 97th and Lexington

Location: New York, NY

Department: Westside Connections

Type: Part Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

Do you live within 30 minutes of 97th st. and Lexington ave?

Westside Connections is looking to hire a Paid Neighbor to support a young man in his apartment. The ideal candidate would be patient, calm and able to help the young man live independently in his own apartment. The staff should be comfortable coming into contact with and cleaning bodily fluids.

Responsibilities include:

  • Be available during specific hours (usually evenings during the week and weekends) by phone for emergency issues or concerns
  • Being available to respond to emergencies in person during on call hours
  • Must live within 30 min of 97th and Lexington in Manhattan

Documentation/Communication - Ensuring Information Is Shared By:

  • Completing case notes and written monthly summary notes by assigned deadline
  • Completing timesheets on a biweekly basis
  • Following up with required documentation as detailed by your supervisor
  • Meeting with Director periodically for open communication
  • Completing OPWDD required training

Compensation: Monthly Stipend of $350 a month.  If an emergency occurs and requires the paid neighbor to visit the individual to help, hourly pay of $25 an hour when face to face.

Qualifications: Minimum education experience – high school degree. Prior experience with adults with disabilities a plus, but not essential. We are seeking candidates who enjoy active, "people-oriented" work and are sensitive to the needs and preferences of people with disabilities.

To Apply: Please submit your resume, cover letter, and dates of availability via our jobs board:

Or, send via fax to 212-921-5342 or mail to:

Job Path  

Attn: Lauren Enos WSC

256 West 38th St 2nd Fl

New York, NY 10018

*Please note: Only applicants we feel meet requirements of the position will be contacted for an interview.

**Job Path is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without unlawful discrimination based on races, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, employment, or citizenship status


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