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Options Employment Opportunities last update 09/14/2018. Our openings are updated on Friday. Please check back weekly for updates. Call Kate Krueger for more information at (608) 249-1585 or
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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 would 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.

Get to know a young Eastside man as you support him with his own recycling business, try new restaurants and watch an occasional movie. The position is very relationship-centered and needs a sincere commitment to him and his support team, including the second staff working alongside you. Experience with autism is a plus but not required as long as you are willing to learn. Options provides paid, on-going training during scheduled hours. A valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record (and insurance on your vehicle if you have one) is required so that you can drive the agency van. Full-time hours: Monday + Tuesday 8:30am-4:30pm, Wednesday 8:30a-4p, Thursday 8a-4:30p, and Friday 8a-4p.  $14.75/hour NR **

A man on Madison’s Eastside is looking for someone who is open to trying new things and spending time building community connections. He loves van rides around the community, checking out new things to do, going swimming, and interacting with animals. The right person is an advocate for individuality and healthy living, and must work well as part of a team. Experience with autism is a plus but not required if you are willing to learn. Hours available: Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, + every other Sunday 2-10p, and Saturday 6a-2p. You would need to be approved to drive, having a valid Wisconsin driver’s license and acceptable driving record. $13.50/hour CS

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 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 12N-9p and every other Sunday 12p-8p. $13.50/hour NK

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 full-time: Monday – Friday, 3-10p. Applicants must have a Wisconsin driver’s license, a clean driving record, and sufficient liability coverage on your vehicle. $13.25/hour. KSW **

Two people who share a house on Madison’s Eastside off Cottage Grove Road are looking for assistance with asleep overnight hours and their weekend morning routine. CNA skills a plus but not required if you are willing to learn. Open position: EVERY OTHER WEEKEND Friday 10p until Saturday noon; Saturday 10p until Sunday noon (average 15 hours/week). Awake hours paid at $13.50/hour; asleep time paid at $7.25/hour. JG/CR

Enjoy reading out loud, dancing and singing while interacting with two roommates on Madison’s Eastside. Going for walks, shopping, making meals and building relationships are things they love and expect from people who spend time with them. CNA experience and/or experience with autism are a plus but not required. We are looking for a Paid Roommate who not only needs a place to live but the willingness to put their whole heart, their whole self, into making a connection and forming a strong relationship with the two. 20 paid hours are included with the position, as well staying overnight in exchange for free rent and your own room. Paid hours: Sunday-Thursday 9-10p, and Monday-Friday 6-9a. Unpaid time is Sunday-Thursday 10p-6a. Applicants must have a WI driver’s license and acceptable driving record to be approved to drive your own vehicle. Additional weekday hours are available: Monday 3-7p; every other Saturday 10a-3p; every other Saturday asleep overnight 9p-9a with roughly 8 hours paid at minimum wage; Sunday 9a-3p; and every other Sunday 10a-3p  $13.25/hour. HB/OP

** denotes a full-time position