Empower U
  • Norwood, NJ, USA
  • 15-20 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Part Time


Empower U. is a dynamic in-home, mental health organization that is rapidly growing each year. Empower U. provides Respite services to children with developmental disabilities between the ages of 5 and 21, who are seeking services after school and after work hours. We are seeking highly motivated, professional, respite technicians for part-time and per-diem positions.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct care for children and families with a wide array of disabilities
  • Provide assistance to families by taking youth out into the community and engaging with others
  • Provide necessary resources and support system development
  • Draws on knowledge and skills acquired from personal experience with the mental health system with a focus on youth personal recovery process.
  • Assist youth with activities of daily living
  • Support youth's social and emotional development and provide positive guidance
  • Completes all required training successfully and regularly attends mandatory respite meetings and supervision meetings to provide input regarding the program.
  • Assist in the implementation of classroom curriculum and weekly lesson plans when needed;
  • Assist with homework completion
  • Willing to travel to neighboring counties within a 10-15-mile radius
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education and Skills

  • High School diploma (Required)
  • College student major in Psychology, Social Work, Applied Behavior Analysis and Special Education (Preferred)
  • Flexible lifestyle that will allow you to work after school, evening, and/or weekend hours
  • Minimum of six months of experience working with children with developmental disabilities
  • CPR certification (Preferred)
  • Additional hours with Respite Services (AHR & AWR) available.
  • A working smartphone to utilize our applications
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Driver's license with a clean abstract required
  • Fluency in languages in addition to English is a plus
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to multi-task throughout the entire shift

Hours: Afternoon hours approximately between 12:00pm-6:00pm. Weekend hours are available but are not mandatory.

Job Types: Part-time, Contract

Pay: $15.00-$20.00 /hour

Empower U. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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