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Life Guide (Caregiver) for Adults with Disabilities

This job may be right for you.  Do you meet one of the requirements below?

  •     High School Diploma or equivalent (required)
  •     One-year experience in the human service field
  •     The ability to complete the Options training program 


Our Life Guides provide direct care for our Supported Living clients.  Life Guide staff report to the Community Support Facilitator. Staff working at Options have the honor of helping consumers identify and realize dreams.  Life Guides provide direct service and support to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities who live in their own homes.  They also serve as personal attendants when needed assisting with activities of daily living.  We serve clients throughout the Sacramento Area.  Cities include: Sacramento, Aubrun, Lincoln, Roseville, El Dorado Hills, Lotus, Citrus Heights, Davis, Folsom, North Highlands and Shingle Springs.  


Here are the characteristics and qualities that we look for when hiring: 


  •     Judgment
  •     Problem Solving 
  •     Project Management 
  •     Personal Development 
  •     Interpersonal Skills 
  •     Oral Communication 
  •     Written Communication 
  •     Teamwork 
  •     Financial Awareness 
  •     Diversity 
  •     Ethics 
  •     Organizational Support
  •     Motivation 
  •     Planning/Organizing
  •     Professionalism 
  •     Quality 
  •     Safety and Security 
  •     Adaptability 
  •     Attendance/Punctuality
  •     Dependability


The incumbent/employee must:

  •      Successfully complete a health screening physical examination that may include a drug screen, successfully pass a criminal background check, successfully complete CPR Certification and First Aid Certification, and successfully complete IHSS orientation.

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Is SLS new to you?  Supported Living is a service offered to adults with disabilities in California.  It is an alternative service for people who don’t want to live in a group home or facility.  It promotes more independence and choices.  You can learn more about SLS here or here.


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  • Important Note: Please answer the following pre-employment requirement questions.

    If you answer "no" to any questions besides the ones regarding your driving record and/or personal care experience, we request that you do not submit your application at this time until you qualify.

  • Employees of Options must have 3 years of driving history.
  • Due to the on-location nature of employment at Options, consistent access to a registered, reliable vehicle is required.
  • Due to the on-location nature of employment at Options, consistent access to a registered, reliable vehicle is required.
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    Position Title

    Life Guide


    Shingle Springs



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