Shared Living Provider- Western MA. area

Northampton, MA

Nonotuck Resource Associates is a residential non-profit organization committed to providing authentic and loving homes for people with developmental disabilities. Through our Shared Living Program, we seek to match people who wish to create a home together with a spirit of developing mutuality and love.

We are currently searching for a Shared Living Provider, preferably female or family in the Western Mass area who is kind, patient, and a natural support for a man with a history of PTSD, Anxiety Disorder and ADHD. This young man is in his mid- 20s, enjoys animals, fishing, camping and any relationship-based activity.  He would like someone who will provide guidance as he values his independence.   He manages his ADL’s independently but will need help with money management.  He can be unsupervised for several hours at a time but may require check-ins. 

Additional roles include the ability to provide supervision and oversight with daily routines, general health maintenance around attending medical appointments and medication oversight, and community integration. We are looking for a caregiver who has a firm but fair nature, practices patience, is kind, and non-judgmental. The ideal caregiver is someone who can be consistent, supportive, and help with organization.  

To qualify for this position, all applicants must be at least 18 years old, have a valid driver's license, own a car, and pass the CORI. Experience working with people with disabilities and with people in the mental health field would be helpful.  In addition, to having a spare room available.  A home with a designed area that provides additional privacy such as an attic space or qualified basement is a plus but not required.

Nonotuck Resource Associates provides a generous monthly stipend, relevant trainings, monthly visits and ongoing support by a Case Manager, as well as clinical supports.

If interested, please send resume or contact Nichole at 413-588-2966.