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CHAP Respite Support Provider Job Posting/Application


CHAP Respite Support Providers promote active living for children and adults with developmental disabilities including autism and/or physical disabilities in their own home or in the community, while providing parent relief. Candidates registered with the CHAP Program are connected with families looking for support and relief.

Note: Respite Providers on the registry are not employees of the CHAP Program and are considered self-employed.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide safe, stimulating and recreational support both in the home and in the community
  • Provide care and supervision according to the individuals needs
  • Provide respite/support services as contracted by the parent/guardian
  • Network with community groups, facilitate inclusion and act as a positive role model
  • Maintain communication with the CHAP Program Coordinator(s)


  • Ability and willingness to engage with persons with disabilities
  • Effective communication skills with both verbal and non-verbal populations
  • Commitment to providing quality life experiences in home and in the community
  • Experience providing care and support to persons with disabilities is an asset
    First Aid and CPR is an asset
    Access to a vehicle an asset


  • Variable hours (days, evening, weekends, overnights, relief, summer)
  • Part-time (Possibility of additional hours)

How to Become a CHAP Respite Support Provider:
  • Submit your online application with resume 
  • Interview (set up by a CHAP Coordinator)
  • Provide two references
  • Consent to a Police Reference Check
  • Attend a CHAP Orientation Session

If you are interested in becoming a CHAP Respite Support Provider, please complete a Respite Support Provider APPLICATION  and upload your resume.  Your Application and resume will be reviewed by a CHAP Coordinator.  Suitable applicants will be contacted for an interview via e-mail (Note: please check Spam folder for possible Quarantined replies)

For more information contact: 

Karen Burrows-Smith
Respite Services Coordinator 
240 Edward St., Unit 3 
Aurora, ON L4G 3S9
Phone: 905 898 6455 ext. 2247 or toll free 1 866 257 9776
Fax: 905 898 1171

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