Position Description

In Home Respite Provider I
Location Childcare Resource Service
Pay Range $15.73
Job Type Part Time
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Job Status:
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Basic Assignment

The In Home Respite Provider is responsible for providing occasional, part-time, one-on-one respite care for individuals with developmental disabilities in the family home.


  • Must have 6 Months of experience or 6 units in the child care field, special needs field , health field or any related field
  • Must be a minimum of 18 year of age
  • Must have the ability to effectively use the English language including, speaking, reading and writing.
  • Must have the ability to lift individuals up to fifty (50) pounds.
  • Must have access to reliable transportation.
  • Must have proof of auto insurance.
  • Must have means of a smart phone with app based technology.
  • Ability to use technology (phone and internet) to accurately submit time and mileage on a bi-weekly basis. 
  • Must have the ability to work a flexible schedule that may require evenings and weekends.
  • Must have acces to a Computer to complete any required training and receive Communications.
  • Current Pediatric & Adult CPR, First Aid and AED  certification required and must be from one of the following certifying organization: American Red Cross, American Heart Association or American Safety & Health Institute. Online certifications are not accepted. 

Major Functions

Respite Care: Attends to the social, safety and personal hygiene needs of children with developmental disabilities, including but not limited to:

  • Toileting and diapering
  • Meal preparation
  • Administration of oral medication
  • Assuring that the child is engaged in meaningful, developmentally appropriate activities.
  • Operation of adaptive equipment
  • Direct supervision and attention to child's safety needs

Demonstrate an interest in working with children: Interact with parent and child in a positive and profession manner, including but not limited to:

  • Prompt return of all phone calls
  • Following given routines and procedures for child's care
  • Redirection of child's behavior in a positive and developmentally age appropriate manner
  • Develop and maintain open communication with parent regarding child's needs
  • Delivery of reliable and dependable respite service in a professional manner

Forms Management: Submission of all requested forms in an accurate and timely manner, including but no limited to:

  • Biweekly timesheets
  • Quarterly Provider Availability Update Forms

Updated personnel forms as neededStaff Development: Attendance at meetings and trainings, including but not limited to:

  • YMCA Child Abuse Prevention
  • Orientations
  • Safety Meetings
  • CPR and First Aid Training
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The YMCA of San Diego County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer