ERIC Number: ED284053
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
How To Hire Helpers. A Guide for Elders and Their Families.
Church Council of Greater Seattle, WA.
This guide is intended for use by older persons and their families who contemplate hiring someone to assist periodically with household routines and personal care. The guide offers suggestions and lists the various steps needed to hire a worker. Organized in 12 short narrative sections, the guide covers the following topics: determining what help is needed, setting up a job description/contract, sample contract, contract form, advertising, interviewing, interview checklist, questions to ask references, hiring, financial and legal considerations, keeping your worker, and a flowchart describing the hiring process. (KC)
Descriptors: Community Resources, Employer Attitudes, Employer Employee Relationship, Employers, Employment Interviews, Employment Practices, Employment Qualifications, Guidelines, Household Workers, Older Adults, Part Time Employment
Task Force on Aging, Church Council of Greater Seattle, 4759 15th Avenue, NE, Seattle, WA 98105 (1-9 copies: $3.00; nonprofit--10-24 copies: $1.75, 25-99: $1.50, 100+: $1.00; for-profit--10-24 copies: $2.25, 25-99: $2.00, 100+: $1.50).
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Church Council of Greater Seattle, WA.
Note: Prepared by the Task Force on Aging.