Aide for Home Care / Heritage Farm Garden

Company: Maranatha Farms Inc
Location: Independence OR
Compensation: $13.50-$15 / hour
Employment Type: Internship / Apprentice, Part-Time
Job Categories: Other
Region: Mid Willamette Valley
Date Posted: April 21, 2020

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If you enjoy elder care, the outdoors, cooking, canning, gardens and being active, this job is for you!

Primary Responsibilities:
Interact with and Care for an elderly woman who has Alzheimer’s to make every day a good day.
Exhibit Compassion and engage in conversation
Meal planning, preparation and dining with the client
Household tasks such as cleaning, laundry and etc.
Assist with activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing and general assistance.
Monitor and administer medications
Engage, interact, and assist with outdoor garden and farm chores
Engage, interact, and assist with harvest chores such as canning, food preservation, etc.
Assist with planting, weeding, watering, gardening and vegetable picking
Collecting eggs
Must be able to work with animals on the farm

A typical work schedule is 48 hours of on-site time, starting and ending at 8am. In each 24 hour day, 16 hours are paid work time and 8 hours are sleep time. You remain on-site for sleep time per OAR 839-020-0042.

The ideal person will have a positive outlook, love of typical farm life and caring respect for the elderly. Be self motivated, physically fit, reliable, able to multi-task, have a flexible personality, be energetic, enjoy domestic indoor tasks as well as working outside.