There are many advantages and opportunities when working in a cooperative home care agency, including healthcare benefits for full-time caregivers, the potential for part-time to full-time transition, and the additional perks of working in a cooperative agency.
The healthcare benefits and perks of a home care career.
Healthcare for Full-Time Workers
At Cooperative Home Care Associates, we firmly believe that caring for others begins with caring for yourself. At our home care cooperative, we recognize the importance of comprehensive healthcare coverage for our caregivers. We are proud to offer health insurance benefits to our full-time caregivers through your 1199 Union membership. We understand that peace of mind and well-being are crucial for you to provide the best possible care to our clients.
Part-Time to Full-Time Transition
One of the unique advantages of working at our cooperative is the potential to transition from part-time to full-time employment. We value the dedication and skills our caregivers bring to their roles, and as our agency grows, we are committed to creating opportunities for advancement. If you begin your journey with us as a part-time caregiver and wish to increase your hours, we strive to support your transition to a full-time position whenever possible. This allows you to expand your professional experience, take on more responsibilities, and enjoy the benefits of full-time employment.
5 Additional Benefits in a Home Care Career
- 1199 Union Membership : As a caregiver-owned cooperative, we partner with 1199 Services Employees International Union (SEIU) . CHCA works with the union to provide you with competitive benefits, continuing education, representation and advocacy. We work together to ensure that you receive a living wage that recognizes the value and importance of your work.
- Flexible Schedules: We understand that caregiving responsibilities may require flexibility in scheduling. Our cooperative agency is committed to providing a range of scheduling options that accommodate your needs. We value open communication and collaboration to create a work schedule that promotes work-life balance and allows you to meet personal commitments.
- Supportive Community: When you join our cooperative, you become part of a supportive and inclusive community of caregivers. We foster a culture that encourages collaboration, shared learning, and professional growth. You will have access to mentorship programs, ongoing training opportunities, and the wisdom and support of fellow caregivers.
- Ownership Opportunities: In a cooperative agency, caregivers are given opportunities to become member-owners. This allows you to have a voice and play an active role in decision-making processes, and it brings profit-sharing at the end of each fiscal year. We encourage open communication, valuing your insights and suggestions. You will have the opportunity to contribute to the agency's growth and shape its future direction.
- Professional Development: We are committed to your professional growth and development. Our cooperative agency offers various training programs, workshops, and continuing education opportunities to enhance your skills and knowledge. By investing in your growth, we ensure that you can provide the highest quality care to our clients while advancing your own career.
Choosing a career in caregiving is both noble and rewarding, and we are thrilled that you are considering joining our home care cooperative. By working with us, you gain access to a wide range of benefits, including healthcare coverage for full-time caregivers, the potential to transition from part-time to full-time employment, and the additional perks of being part of a cooperative agency.