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CoC - Day Program Activities Assistant

at Continuum Of Colorado

Posted: 4/26/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 14694
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Job Details
Experienced
Varies w/in Denver Metro area (Denver, CO) - Denver, CO
FT - 36 hrs/week
High School
$13.85 - $13.85 Hourly
Day
Description

Apply Now - $1000 Signing Bonus!

Continuum of Colorado is seeking Activities Assistants for our various day programs around the Denver, CO Metro area:

East Day Program - Aurora, CO
West Day Program - Littleton, CO

You'll get to provide supports to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and have fun while doing so!

We're looking to fill these positions IMMEDIATELY! These are full-time positions at 36 hours/week.

Here at Continuum of Colorado we recognize the important work that our Activities Assistants do and we want to show our appreciation with a $1000 signing bonus to welcome you to our team!

Why is Continuum of Colorado so great to work for?

  • Competitive pay $13.85/hr
  • $1000 Signing Bonus!
  • Great work-life balance where a full-time workweek = 36 hours week, working 4 days
  • Tuition reimbursement program (after working full time for at least one year)
  • Certified Employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Employer-paid training with a supportive team
  • Generous Paid Time Off and Holiday Pay
  • Health, dental, vision insurance
  • 401(k) investment plan, with an employer match of up to 4%
  • Healthcare reimbursement and flexible spending plans
  • Onsite gym for employee use
  • Employer-paid and supplemental life insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Discounts on auto and homeowners insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Credit union membership

More about what you’ll get to do as our Activities Assistant!

This is a rewarding position where you get to supervise and interact with a small group of individuals while facilitating the following:

  • Community activities such as visiting new museum exhibits and area venues
  • Site-based activities such as skill building and memory exercises including sensory fun, gardening, games, arts and crafts, socializing, singing and music activities
  • Physical fitness
  • Community volunteer projects
  • Hobby development

Your role as an Activities Assistant will help participants become active members of their community; help them develop skills for future success; and provide meaningful activities to enhance their quality of life while providing a safe and nurturing environment.

Qualifications

Must have's to be our Activities Assistant!

  • High school diploma or GED
  • One (1) year experience in an area directly related to job, preferred (i.e., developmental disabilities, elderly, etc.)
  • Be a committed, caring, dependable and hardworking person
  • Able to pass and maintain certification in all required training
  • Able to perform needed personal care and medical procedures
  • Able to use crisis intervention techniques as trained by Continuum and as directed by our participants’ service plan where applicable
  • Able to operate a wheelchair appropriately and assist with individuals who may be non-ambulatory, including transfers; able to meet physical demands of the position
  • Ability to read, write and converse in English and perform simple math calculations
  • Able to perform basic food preparation as applicable
  • Personal vehicle in good operating condition for use during work
  • Valid Colorado driver’s license/proof of insurance
  • Meet our driving requirements - no suspensions or revocations in the past 3 years/less than 3 tickets in the past 3 years

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Application Instructions

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