FEATURED JOB OPENING: Live-In Care Providers - Ellensburg, WA

FEATURED JOB OPENING: Live-In Care Providers - Ellensburg, WA

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Sunridge Ranch is seeking a responsible caring couple to job share with an existing couple, 7 days on and 7 days off, for a maximum of four men who reside in this home model. The Sunridge Ranch model homes are located just outside the quaint college town of Ellensburg two hours east from Seattle. Unlike Seattle, the climate is semi-arid with low rainfall and four distinct seasons. Outdoor recreation opportunities are abundant- skiing, snowboarding, alpine hiking, and fly fishing to name a few. The ranch home is specifically designed to promote independent living for four men with developmental disabilities and utilizes various smart-home technologies designed to support this population.


The care philosophy of Sunridge encourages positive reinforcement with respect to each Resident. Our care providers are responsible for overseeing the Residents’ established daily routines and caring for the home. We strive to integrate all the typical daily opportunities experienced by individuals into a unifying whole, so that these men’s lives are truly as rich and fulfilling as possible.


Position Compensation starting at:


  • Salary per couple is $80,000 based on four residents in the house, tax exempt.
  • Regular wage increases based on hours worked along with a comprehensive benefit package including high-quality health insurance, PTO, etc.
  • Housing, utilities, and food are provided as well as a house SUV to drive when on-duty.


The Sunridge Ranch model homes are built specifically to accommodate four disabled men and the care providers. The Ranchs are constructed on elevated multi-acre parcels and feature expansive living spaces with soaring ceilings, a mix of beautiful wood/carpet/tile floors. All of the private care providers master suites offer a walk-in closets, office area and spa bath. The Resident owners’ all have separate bedrooms with ensuite baths. The chef’s kitchen offers granite tile counters, 2 dishwashers, double ovens and a gas 5 burner cook-top. The media / theater room is spacious and comfortable for the Resident owners and their guests. All model homes are located on hillside overlooking the Kittitas valley and the views abound, including Mt. Rainier at several of the homes! Wraparound decks, BBQ and huge patio areas enhance the outdoor living experience. Some of the outside amenities at the various homes include swimming pool, 8-person hot tub, basketball hoop, raised gardens and gymnasium.


Work Schedule:


  • Live-In Care Providers operate on a “7 days on duty and 7 days off duty” rotation.
  • During their 7 days on duty, the care providers will reside in the master suite in the main house. The main bedroom is “flipped” like a hotel room between rotating couples.
  • Housing reimbursement provided.




  • A high school diploma or equivalent; experience working with developmentally disabled individuals preferred, but not required. Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Must complete the requirements to become an Individual Provider (IP) with Consumer Direct Care Network Washington (CDWA). CDWA will process background checks and all employment hiring documents. Based on this information they determine if you are eligible to become an employee of CDWA and can provide services to our residents.
  • Caregivers need to be physically and mentally capable of implementing each Residents’ care plan which can include daily medications, personal hygiene care, behavioral support, meal planning and cooking, housework, light yard maintenance, etc. Sunridge Ranch is a non-smoking environment.
  • Must be reliable, flexible, and passionate about enriching the lives of those with developmental disabilities and have the ability to work in a team environment.


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