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Options Employment Opportunities last update: 3/22/2019. Our openings are updated on Friday. Please check back weekly for updates. Call Kate Krueger for more information at (608) 249-1585 or
** denotes a full-time position

We are looking for staff who are creative and engaging to take the time to build a connection to provide the best support for a man on the west side. Come up with daily activities to help him stay busy and keep his mind active. Maintain a calm presence to guide him through periods of stress. Assist with hygiene, meals, and housekeeping. Open every other Saturday 9a-10p (can be split into 2 shifts), and every other Sunday 3-10p. 13.25/hour. KSW

Do you love soap operas, Keith Urban, or chit chatting? Two lovely women are seeking a great match to help support them at home. They are social, enthusiastic, and want a worker who will build a strong relationship with them. Responsibilities include helping with personal cares, assisting in keeping their home clean, and spending quality time getting to know them. Kindness and patience are a must. Part-time weekend hours available: every other Saturday/Sunday 7a-2p, and every other Saturday/Sunday 2-9p. CB/KP

A young woman who lives on the Eastside of Madison is looking for someone to be there for support and safety even though she sleeps through the night. She lives alone in one side of a duplex and enjoys companionship as she gets ready for her day. Full-time (36.5 hours) asleep overnight position: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and every other Sunday 10p-9a. Awake time is paid at $13.25/hour; asleep time is paid at $7.25/hour (typically eight hours).  KC**

Part-time opportunity in Verona. Get to know a young man while supporting him with meal prep and household tasks. The right person is energetic, creative, and sometimes silly. The right person also enjoys cartoons and taking walks in new places as well as familiar spots. Ideally, applicants would have adequately insured vehicle and acceptable driving record to drive while working for Options, but it is not required. Open hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 5-9p; every other Saturday/Sunday 12p-8p. $13.50/hour. NK

A woman who lives near the Yahara River (Eastside) is looking for a couple of people who are patient and encouraging to spend time with her and help her feel safe during the night. 2 Full-time asleep overnight positions.  Work either Wednesday, Thursday, + every other Sunday 10pm-9am, plus every other Friday/Saturday 10p-7a (36.5 hours); or Monday, Tuesday, + every other Sunday 10p-9a, plus every other Saturday 10p-7a (32 hours). $13.75/hour (7a-11p); asleep time (10p-7a) paid at $7.25/hour. RS**

Work with an Eastside, active woman with developmental disabilities. Support is focused on meaningful activities outside the home and can include part-time vocational work, attending movies, visiting parks, going out to eat, visiting Reptile Rapture. Open hours: Monday, Wednesday, and every other Saturday/Sunday 12N-6p.  You will work in tandem with another support worker in a team-focused and person-centered environment. Experience with Autism a plus but training will be provided for the right motivated person who is willing to learn. Support plans are specific and detailed so commitment to a lengthy training process is required. Must have an acceptable driving and minimum insurance if you own your own car in order to drive an agency vehicle. $14.75/hour. ML

UNIQUE LIVE/WORK SITUATION in a quiet, north-side neighborhood close to Sherman Avenue. Two friendly, fun guys who live in a house with a big backyard are looking for a paid roommate to share their lives and assist with their morning routine during the week. They enjoy many activities, including gardening, playing Uno, and creating art and craft items. The right person enjoys interacting with others. Benefits of the position include paid rent and utilities for a separate, private suite with a full bath plus use of the garage to park a vehicle. In exchange for free rent and utilities, there is unpaid sleep time 10p-6a Sunday through Thursday overnights when you must be home. The paid roommate is scheduled to work 13.5 hours at $13.25/hour with the option of working additional hours. The paid work schedule is 9p-10p Sunday evenings plus 6a-8:30a Monday through Friday mornings. The preferred applicant needs to be approved to drive one of the guys to work in their personal vehicle. The paid roommate is off weekdays 8:30a-10p Monday-Thursday and weekends starting at 8:30a Friday until 9p Sunday. The paid roommate is part of a team of Home Support Workers who provide support throughout the day.  $13.25/hour shifts during the day.  AB/CC

** denotes a full-time position