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Respite Providers
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Benefits of Providing Respite

Family Respite Provider Info _ NAMI Maine

Providing respite for Maine’s children is a rewarding and worthwhile experience. Apply Today to change someone’s life while getting paid and creating your own flexible work schedule – what could be better?

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Level 1 Respite Providers earn $14.80 per hour

  • Required: High School Diploma or GED

Level 2 Respite Providers earn $17.05 per hour

  • Required: Certification/Degree related to supporting children with special needs

  • One of the following trainings are required to become a Level 2 Respite Provider: MANDT, TCI, WELLE, NAPPI or SAFETY CARE

Both Level 1 & Level 2 Respite Providers

  1. Roundtrip mileage reimbursement is available for up to 130 miles per respite session (from the Respite Provider’s home to the service location)
  2. Providers may work up to 29 hours each week (based on availability)
  3. Hourly rate of pay increases by $1.00 for each additional child you are caring for within the same respite family (up to 4 children maximum)
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