Family Outreach Center Respite Worker

Position: Respite Worker (Part Time)
: Family Outreach Center
Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Compensation: Based on experience
Date Posted: October 10, 2019


We are looking for a person to work weekly on Saturdays from approximately 11:30 am to 5:15 pm to provide childcare for children who have a severe emotional disturbance. The purpose of the role will be to provide a break for parents.


  • Transporting children in personal vehicle

  • Creating weekly schedule

  • Planning crafts and community outings

  • Monthly Supervision Meeting with Respite Supervisor, approximately 1 hour


  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Valid MI driver’s license

  • Experience working with children and/or teens

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Basic computer skills

  • Drug test

  • Approval to check driving record

  • Criminal background check

  • Experience with deescalating youth is a plus.


To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Please put Respite Worker in the subject line.