Washington, District of Columbia

Homeless Respite Care Assistant

Christ House -- Washington, District of Columbia

1- or 2-year term
Ages 20+
Mennonite Voluntary Service



Provide direct patient care for the patients at Christ House (under the direction of a Registered Nurse).

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Perform simple dressing changes
  • Record vital signs
  • Assist patients with activities of daily living as needed (showering, foot care, eating).
  • Provide supportive services for the patients at Christ House, such as linen changes, personal laundry, etc.

*This position is best suited for an individual with prior experience working in direct patient care. Must obtain CPR certification prior to start date.

The nurses and HRC assistants work together to provide physical, emotional, and spiritual care to patients in our 34-bed medical facility. Applicants must be willing to serve as a team to provide quality patient care. Strong communication skills, the ability to stay organized in a fast-paced setting, and a heart to serve are integral to both roles.

 Program info



Mennonite Voluntary ServiceMennonite Voluntary Service<p>​<strong class="ms-rteFontSize-4">Serve in community</strong><br></p><p>Join an intentional community with peers, serve with a local nonprofit, and plug into your neighborhood and local congregation</p><p>MVS <span><span>is a program of Mennonite Mission Network.</span></span><br> </p>

 Program site



https://www.mennonitemission.net/Serve/Mennonite Voluntary Service, https://www.mennonitemission.net/Serve/Mennonite Voluntary Servicehttps://www.mennonitemission.net/Serve/Mennonite Voluntary Service, https://www.mennonitemission.net/Serve/Mennonite Voluntary Service

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