A lovely family based in Easton, CT seeks to hire a dedicated Family Assistant with a four-year degree, prior training and experience working with young adults on the autism spectrum, and Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) training. This is an incredible opportunity to be a valued and long-term member of the family team and make a true difference in their lives. The primary responsibility is to be assist with managing the 24/7 care for an active and happy young adult with autism. The Family Assistant will also foster the young adult's evolving interests, including music, yoga, and art, while helping to create and nurture new communities for the young adult to grow and thrive. Additional responsibilities will include collaborating with parents and therapists, appointment scheduling and calendar management, driving and accompanying the young adult to daily activities, and preparing nutritious meals. For the right candidate, this role could also provide opportunities to make a broader impact through autism related initiatives and foundation development.
This is a full-time position and requires overnights, six weeks or more of annual travel (including to a Florida residence), and schedule flexibility. Excellent compensation offered, depending on experience, with benefits. We look forward to meeting you and learning more about your experience. Please apply for position #639 at www.mahlermatch.com for consideration. Qualified applicants will be contacted.