SACLA is always looking for people in our community who are open and interested in getting to know new people. If you are one of these people, we'd love to meet you. If you are interested in exploring the possibilities, please get in touch with us - submit a general application online, or view our current opportunities.

Ways you can be a community connector:

Neighbour to Neighbour

Like getting to know your neighbours? As a neighbour to a person we work for, you provide support overnight (if and when needed). This is a specially recruited role where you live side by side.

Roommate Companion

You and an individual you are compatible with (shared interests, life styles etc.) share a home together - full-time.

Adult Respite

You and an individual you are compatible with (shared interests, lifestyles etc.) spend time together on a part-time basis (could be one-two weekends per month or the occasional weekday evening).

Child/Youth Respite

You provide support to a child/youth in your home one-two weekends per month to provide new opportunities and experiences and respite for their family.

Associate Family

A child/youth lives with you in your home on a full-time basis and visits with their natural family as often as possible.

Qualifications:

Depending on the Connector opportunity chosen, you may be required to meet one or more of the following conditions:

  • Criminal Record Check - including the Vulnerable Sector check
  • Proof of valid Emergency First Aid/CPR
  • Proof of home owners or rental insurance with a minimum of $2 million liability included
  • Proof of a valid Driver's License and access to a vehicle with $2 million liability

Community Connector remuneration will be based on the individual and the type of support provided.


Benefits of becoming a Community Connector:

  • Rewarding relationships
  • Sharing your passions & skills
  • Being a mentor and role model
  • Supporting someone to become more independent
  • Being an active member in your community

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