Hi Buffs! I’m Jake Levin. I’m looking for personal aides for my sophomore year. I have muscular dystrophy and will be living in Hallett Hall studying journalism. I use a wheelchair 100% of the time. I have a care team of caregivers that assists with all of the things I need in order to be successful for college life. We are looking to expand our care team for this semester as well as next spring semester, but this can be a year-round position if you desire.
Job title: Personal aide
Job description: Assist Jake (me) with daily tasks. Tasks include:
- Bathroom use
- Attend meals with Jake
- Retrieving things Jake might need
A more detailed list of tasks can be provided to those interested. Please note, muscular dystrophy is a degenerative disease, so the needs are subject to change over time.
Average daytime shift is 2–3 hours. We are able to work with your class schedule as well!
- Morning shifts: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
- Afternoon shifts: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday
- Evening shifts: Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday
Average overnight shift is 6–7 hours. You can sleep during these. Jake has a large dorm room with two separate rooms divided by a door, each having its own bed and desk. He also has a large private bathroom.
- Overnight shifts: Monday, Tuesday, Saturday, Sunday
Between $16–$18 per hour depending on the shift worked. Overnight shifts are always $18/hour.
No experience necessary! We will provide you with training.
If you are interested in this position, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org ASAP.