Caring & Reliable?

Are you passionate about making a difference in the life of others? Are you trustworthy and reliable? Are you looking for a job with that family feeling?

Shalimare Inc. has multiple group homes designed for adults with disabilities. In this family like setting, you will provide personal assistance in their daily living activities that encourage the individual's personal success. Enjoy meals together, go with them on fun outings, help them with their chores and personal hygiene needs, document progress and ensure their well-being.

We offer full time and part time shifts around the clock with several openings on 2nd and 3rd shifts.

Quality assistants who can work with kindness in conjunction with their Home Managers will provide the following core service:

  • Protect and ensure the rights of persons with disabilities

  • Administer basic health care and medical treatments

  • Document client progress

  • Confidentially maintain client information or service records

  • Monitor client behavior

  • Assist with plan development for programs and services

  • Provide comfort and encouragement to individuals and/or families

  • Prepare foods or meals

  • Perform housekeeping duties

  • Teach health and hygiene practices


If you find yourself looking for ways to help others, have verifiable references, can pass a complete background check, and want to secure a permanent position, start the application process today.

Salary $11.00 /hour - Evaluation after a 90 days

Training During First 30-90 Days (annually thereafter if applicable): CPR, First Aid, Abuse & Neglect (Zero Tolerance), HIPAA, Client Rights, Therapy Health Records, Behavior Analysis Training, Professional Crisis Management (Reactive Strategy), Certified Medication Administration & Validation as well as Core Competencies.

Continuity of care for our loved individuals mean minimal qualifications must be met. If meet all of the following minimum qualifications apply today.

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Minimum 1 year of verifiable experience in direct client care

  • Valid Florida driver’s license

  • Minimum age 21 years

  • Level II Fingerprint Background

  • Lee County Local Background

  • Able to lift 50+ pounds


A completed application includes:

  • The completed application form including signatures.

  • ADP Personal Reference Form (3)

  • Completed Local Sheriff’s Office Background Check (See Below)

  • A copy of High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)

Due to the high number of applications received, only applicants who meet the minimum qualifications and receive a favorable application review will be contacted for further consideration. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

*Local Sheriff’s Office Background Check $5.00 fee is the Applicants expense.

Fort Myers Residents

Lee County Office of the Sheriff

14750 Six Mile Cypress

239-477-1200


Cape Coral Residents

Cape Coral Police Department

1100 Cultural Park Boulevard

239-574-0695


Return Options

Return completed applications and necessary documents by mail, fax, email, or in person.

Mail to:

Attn: Human Resources

4965 Tice St.

Fort Myers, FL 33905

Fax: 239-694-4513

Email to: recruiter@shalimare.org

Hand Deliver*:

Monday – Friday

between 10:30am and 2:00pm:

4965 Tice St.

Fort Myers, FL 33905


*Please wear a mask and knock on the door. All COVID precautions will be observed including outside conversations.

Interested in enriching the lives of others, click here to complete an interest form and we will reach out with an application.

For additional information, please contact:

Sharon Jaske, MPA

Director of Human Resources

239-410-6250

sjaske@shalimare.org