Do you have an extra bedroom and a heart for helping others? Would you like to be a caregiver in your own home?
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Enriching Lives is looking for caring individuals of all skill sets and backgrounds to become
Family Home Providers for adults with developmental disabilities in your own home.
We encourage you to learn more about our organization by watching our video at the link below:
As a Family Home Provider you will receive a tax free stipend of $2000-$4100+/month per Individual and you can serve a maximum of 2 Individuals in your home increasing your earning potential to $4000-$8200+/month. The amount of the stipend depends on the support needs of each Individual and how much care they need. The more support they need, the higher the monthly stipend. Most Individuals fall in the middle of the rate range.
The most important quality of a Family Home Provider is a commitment to the well-being and personal growth of the Individuals they care for. We are looking for caregivers who are in alignment with our mission and values. Enriching Lives is committed to providing each Individual we serve a caring family environment where they receive the supports they need to reach their goals and to grow into the best version of themselves.
Family Home Providers can come from all different ethnic backgrounds, skills sets, education, neighborhood settings and family constellations. Experience in the social service field, as a caregiver, mental health worker, Psych Tech, CNA, or RN is a plus, but is not required. Enriching Lives provides classes at no charge to potential Family Home Providers to prepare them to be caregivers in their own home.
Family Home Providers are responsible for providing care and supervision to 1-2 adults with developmental disabilities such as Intellectual Disabilities, Cerebral Palsy, Epilepsy, Autism, or Traumatic Brain Injury. More information about developmental disabilities is available on our website. Individuals may also have additional physical or mental health support needs.
Individuals are 18 years and older and their needs vary from high functioning, fairly independent Individuals to those who have total physical care needs or behavior support needs. Most Individuals participate in a school or day program during the day, although Family Home Providers are still responsible for being available during the day if needed.
You will receive support from Enriching Lives to assist you in providing services in your own home such as initial and continuing education, the support of a multidisciplinary team, 24 hour on call professional support, and overnight relief support. Enriching Lives staff will visit you and the Individual regularly to provide support and ensure that the Individual’s goals are being met.
At a minimum, you must have 1-2 spare bedrooms, a safe and pleasant living environment, reliable transportation, a high school diploma or GED and a designated backup Family Home Provider. All adult members of the household and frequent visitors to the home must have a clear criminal history and a DMV record without any major violations.
Enriching Lives is highly committed to making successful matches and placements in the home of people who become Family Home Providers with our agency. While there are never guarantees for placements, our success rate is extremely high. We honestly evaluate you and only move forward in certifying you if we are confident that you will receive a match and be successful in our program. Our goal is to create a long term and mutually beneficial relationship with our Family Home Providers.
Areas where Family Home Providers are needed include: Fresno, Merced, Madera, Mariposa, Tulare and Kings Counties.
We currently have a number of clients awaiting homes and can have you certified as a Family Home Provider in as little as 6-8 weeks so if you are interested, please set up an appointment for an information session at our office.
For more information or to register for a free information session, please call Delaney Muzio at our office Mon-Fri between 9-5 at (559) 262-7305 or visit our website at www.enrichinglives.net.
Our Fresno office is located at 7108 N. Fresno Street, Suite 310, Fresno, CA 93720.
We look forward to hearing from you!
The Enriching Lives Team