Irene R.

$12.00 / hr

Jamaica, NY

About Irene

1.) I became a caregiver because I wanted to help make a positive difference in the lives of the elderly and disabled. I take pride in knowing that I am helping someone that need it during their daily activities and routines. 2.) As a Caregiver, I like being able to help someone in need. I like being there for them physically, mentally and emotionally. I’ve had a family member, that had a caregiver during her time in need, and I was able to see the difference she made in my relative’s life. I would like to have that same positive impact on someone’s life as well. 3.) A personal achievement that I have is that I am currently a Childcare Provider and I am able me with their to ensure the safety and well being of children while they are in my care. It is rewarding to know that people trust me with their children for extended hours throughout the day and I feel great knowing that I am helping these little people, as they learn and grow to become productive citizens in our society and in our world. I also take pride in knowing that I was able to be there for a loved one during the final years of her life, and as a relative, I was able to provide her with a great deal of care as well. 4.) I am currently an Childcare provider, I have been working in the Childcare sector for over six years now. I have earned an A.A. in Media Studies, At LaGuardia CC in Long Island City, NY and I have obtained a B.A. in English/ Journalism from Queens College, in Flushing, NY. After completing coll

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

  • Bathing
  • Dressing & Grooming
  • Toileting
  • Medication Reminders
  • Meal Prep
  • Groceries & Shopping
  • Transferring & Mobility
  • Transportation
  • Housekeeping
  • Companionship

Job Interests

    Caregivers that work non-full-time jobs or irregular shifts can negotiate extra compensation in addition to their standard hourly wage.

    Skills & Expertise

    • Diabetes
    • Orthopedic Care
    • Senior Care
    • Elder Care
    • Home Care

    Languages

    • English

    Experience & Education

    Assistant Teacher

    Nov 2008 - Apr 2015
    Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. ECEC
    Assistant Teacher; Assist the Group Teacher; Taking classroom attendance; Maintenance of the classroom atmosphere; control the classrooms environment; Prepare materials for creative and educational classroom activities; supervise children to ensure their safety and well-being.
    Nov 2008 - Apr 2015

    Personal Childcare Provider

    Jun 2008 - Nov 2008
    INR Managament
    Personal Childcare Provider; Schedule pick up and drop off bus routines; organized events; provided recommendations; counseled parents; organized daily routines; planned and led creative educational and athletic activities
    Jun 2008 - Nov 2008

    Queens College

    Sep 2006 - Jun 2008
    Sep 2006 - Jun 2008

    Sales Associate

    Jun 2007 - Nov 2007
    Macy*s Corporation
    Customer Service Representative; Cashier; Sales Associate; Recovery and lose prevention; Categorized merchandise
    Jun 2007 - Nov 2007

    Sales Associate

    Jan 2007 - Feb 2007
    Barnes & Nobles
    Researched specialized information; Data entry; Customer Service Representative; Categorized and promoted merchandise
    Jan 2007 - Feb 2007

    LaGuardia Community College

    Sep 2003 - Jun 2006
    Sep 2003 - Jun 2006
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