Respite/Caregiver / Direct Support Professional (DSP) (Autism) - #8343798


Date: Oct 21, 2021
City: Scottsdale, AZ
Contract type: Full time

Job Description

At AACT Arizona we believe in GRIT, TRUST, EMPATHY, TENACITY and COMPASSION. Do you want to

begin a career helping people with Autism? Do your friends describe you as upbeat, fun, patient and kind? If you love being a role model, having fun and creating positive changes in the lives of others, we want you!

What is a Respite Caregiver?

This service is an entry level position for individuals looking to provide 1:1 quality childcare. It is put in place to allow their parents to take a break, maybe go to a doctor appointment or grocery shopping. Similar to babysitting, you will spend time with your client and engage in their favorite activities. Building a relationship with the client where they feel comfortable and happy and being a positive role model are key.

What activities might a Respite Caregiver enjoy with their client?

The options are limitless! We encourage respite caregivers to have fun with their clients. Some respite ideas are playing board games, arts and crafts, sports, or going to the park. This position allows both the caregiver and client to engage in fun and exciting activities while the parents get some time to themselves.

What we pay:

  • From $13/ per hour

What We Offer:

  • You choose your schedule! (Flexible schedule) Clients all throughout the valley!

  • Competitive wages

  • All of our employees are W2


  • Medical/Dental/Vision benefits for Full-Time Employees

  • Dental/Vision for Part-Time Employees

  • Sick pay - you accrue this as you work


  • Love working with children and people with special needs!

  • 18 years or older


  • State of Arizona Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance Card

  • First Aid/CPR

  • Article 9

➔ **AACT Arizona will reimburse you $100 towards all certifications (Article 9, Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance

Card, CPR/First Aid) on your second paycheck**

To find out more about who we are, please visit our website at

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: From $13 per hour

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