New Directions is looking for chaperones to support and assist adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities on group vacation tours.

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NEW DIRECTIONS TRAVEL for people with disabilities, inc. is looking for chaperones to support and assist adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) on group vacation tours. Experience with people with IDD preferred, but not required.

Some of the fun places that we travel to are: Disneyland, Cruises, Dude Ranches, Universal Studios, Las Vegas, Baseball Spring Training in Phoenix, Hawaii and many more exciting places. Tours range from 4-10 days.

Requirements include having a respect for people with disabilities, a love for travel, professional appearance and pleasant disposition, good communication skills, accurate attention to detail, good health with ability to lift 50 pounds, strong stamina, ability to work long days and still have a top notch attitude.

Further requirements will include: CPR/First aid certification, clean driving/DMV record, and criminal (police fingerprint) clearance, reference and background checks, and ability to drive a 16 passenger van. Will need a valid passport for international destinations.

Position is part-time and flexible. This is an on-call position and should not be a job you rely on for steady income. Pay is $65 per day with all expenses paid.

If this sounds like something that appeals to you, please complete our on-line application.  Thank you!

New Directions for people with disabilities, inc. is a 501(c)(3) not for profit corporation. All donations are tax deductible. Federal Tax I.D. #77-0147768

New Directions, Inc. is a registered Seller of Travel in the State of California, Reg. #2113686-40.  We are also a participant in the California Travel Consumer Restitution Corporation, Member #601444.

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