Requisition Number: PA007-INDCT-H-10-2020-02
Job Title: Life Sharing Provider/Independent Contractor
City: Nazareth
State: PA

Minimum Degree Required: N/A
Minimum Years of Experience: N/A
Salary Range: Up to $2,400 per month

Life Sharing Provider/Independent Contractor

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Description/Job Summary

Lifesharing Provider/Independent Contractor 

Do you want to make a meaningful contribution to someone’s life by sharing your home?

Lifesharing is a residential setting in which a “host” family with AN INCLUSIVE MIND and WELCOMING HEART, share their life and home with an individual with an intellectual developmental disability or autism.

RHD Lifesharing specializes in creating an environment that empowers individuals with IDD or Autism through the development of skills and coordination of resources, in accordance with ODP’s Philosophy of Everyday Lives and Person-Centered Practices.

Regions: Northeast PA, including, but not limited to, Lehigh, Northampton, Carbon, Monroe, and Pike counties.

Responsibilities/Duties

Lifesharing Providers assist individuals in thedevelopment of skills, activities of daily life (ADLs), and by the promotion of heathy relationships and community inclusiveness 

Complete regular documentation in compliance with state regulatory standards

Adhere to individual’s rights & choice, tosupport each individual through their Individual Support Plan

Schedule, attend, and collect documentation forall medical appointments with individuals

Compliance with physical site requirements, as outlined PA Chapter 6500 regulations, including separate bedroom for individual and provisions of items outlined within program Room & Board policies

Work in conjunction with assigned RHD Lifesharing program’s lifesharing specialist and individual’s supports coordinator



Required Experience

Must be at least 21 years ofage.

Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

Valid vehicle/homeowners/renter’sinsurance.

Criminal clearances andphysicals for all persons living in the household.

Experience supportingindividuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities is preferred,but NOT required.

Minimum of 24-hours of annual trainings.

Required Education

High School/GED

Required Qualifications

Applicant MUST have residence within Northeast PA (including but not limited to following counties; Lehigh, Northampton, Berks, Carbon, Monroe, Pike, Schuylkill, Lackwanna, Lycoming, Luzerne, Wyoming) 

Must be at least 21 years of age.

Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

Valid vehicle/homeowners/renter’sinsurance.

Criminal clearances andphysicals for all persons living in the household.

Experience supportingindividuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities is preferred,but NOT required.

Minimum of 24-hours of annual trainings.

Program Summary

This posting is for an INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR, NOT AN EMPLOYEE. Current RHD employees are not eligible for position. 

*If approved by program*, RHD Lifesharing provides assistance and on-going support to qualified applicants in becoming and remaining a successful lifesharing provider.

On- call support is also provided to Lifesharing providers/caregivers.


Compensation up to $2400.00 tax-free stipend, based upon individual’s support needs assessment.


Resourcesfor Human Development, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer. All qualifiedapplicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, nationalorigin, veteran, or disability status.

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Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.