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Part Time
A month ago
25 per hour

We are looking for a kind, compassionate person to help with household chores, cooking, running errands and personal care tasks in Lake Cowichan, BC. Experience in home care work or working with people with chronic illnesses is preferred.

Must be legally able to work in Canada and be able to provide references. $25/hr; 30 hours/week; evening and weekend work required.

Please send applications with resume and cover letter

Those selected for interviews will be contacted directly

Qualities/experience needed:

  • Experience working in homes as a caregiver/cleaner/cook or a combination of these
  • Kind, empathetic, caring personality
  • Must be a good fit with our household
  • Must be comfortable caring for and understanding of someone with chronic illness
  • Must be comfortable with a big, friendly medical assistance dog
  • Self-directed, able to work with minimal supervision and complete tasks independently
  • Able to follow directions both written and verbal
  • Able to cook and follow dietary restriction instructions
  • Must know how to clean, familiarity with non-toxic cleaning products is an asset
  • Must be physically fit, able to lift 50lbs and be able to hold a big dog on leash
  • Must live in/near Lake Cowichan or be willing to commute
  • Must be willing to wear a mask and take covid precautions, being vaccinated for Covid-19 considered a plus
  • Must have reliable transportation and a valid driver's license
  • Must have a clear criminal record
  • RCA/nursing education an asset but not mandatory
  • Must be a non-smoker and willing to comply with scent free workplace

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Cooking daily meals according to dietary restrictions
  • Household cleaning tasks 
  • Grocery shopping
  • Picking up mail and prescriptions
  • Walking medical assistance dog (on leash)
  • Assisting with personal care tasks as needed
  • Other duties as they come up
Health Care