Companion/Home Helper-Markham


Are you passionate about helping others and giving back to your local community? Are you warm and friendly? Are you looking for a rewarding and fulfilling job where you will be working with seniors?

Home Instead is looking for caring and compassionate individuals to become a part of our team and join our mission of enhancing the lives of aging adults throughout the Markham community. Home Instead provides a variety of non-medical services that allow seniors to remain in their home and meet the challenges of aging with dignity, care and compassion.

Some benefits of working at Home Instead include:
  • Flexible schedule and competitive pay
  • Longer visits with each client
  • 24 hour support from caring administrative staff
  • On-going training
  • Referral incentives
  • Social Events
  • Paid Mileage

Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Companionship and conversation
  • Light housekeeping tasks and meal preparation
  • Transportation and errands
  • Medication and appointment reminders
  • Alzheimer’s Care

Minimum qualifications to be a CAREGiver:
  • Must posses a valid driver's license, access to a vehicle, and valid auto insurance
  • Ability to treat and care for seniors and their property with dignity and respect
  • Ability to communicate with clients in a friendly and congenial manner
  • Complete a criminal background check
  • No previous experience necessary - skills training provided by Home Instead*

Job types:
  • Part-time
  • Mornings
  • Evenings
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends
  • Markham area including Unionville and Thornhill
  • English
  • Ability to speak other languages is an asset

Apply today and help us change the face of aging!
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