Position Information

Mar 29, 2023

Apr 29, 2023



Caretaker needed for my 16 yo son who has Down syndrome and Autism. The position would begin in May and go throughout the summer. There is also the opportunity for it to extend in to next school year as well. Hours are flexible to work around your schedule. It would include the possibility of working daytime, evenings and/or weekends. My son is a sweet and sometimes energetic guy. He's a people-person and enjoys meeting new people. He's also has a fun sense of humor. He loves music, dancing, watching the cars go by while on walks, taking car rides, going to the park, pool and the mall, etc. He communicates with a speech device and simple signing (easy to learn). Duties would include taking him on outings; going for walks to the park or around the neighborhood; playing with him or doing activities; assisting him with meals and self help skills, personal hygiene, etc. Candidates can apply through e-mail. Please include your qualifications and past experience with children. Experience with special needs and Autism not required as long as you're willing to learn!


Must be reliable and responsible and have a love of helping others meet their own potential. An intuitive sense of people’s needs and good problem solving skills is a plus! A background check is required. Must have own transportation.

How to apply:



Hours per week

Duration of position
May through Summer

Employer Information

Molly Butler


, Harrisonburg, VA,

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