Careers

Current Employment Opportunities

Community Activities Coach - Alzheimers Program

Salary: $12.00 per hour

Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement individualized social/recreational activities both in-house and in the community for seniors to successfully particiapte.
  • Provide direct supervision to all consumers participating in the social, recreational, therapeutic or educational programs.
  • Assist in the development of the monthly program calendar.
  • Provide program coverage when needed at Senior Options program.
  • Provide hands on personal care which may include toileting, feeding, cleaning and all other activities of daily living skills.
  • Provide physical intervention which may include lifting, mobility, first aid and safety evacuations.
Requirements:

  • Associates Degree in Gerontology, Human Services or related field.
  • Bachelors Degree preferred.
  • Two years experience working with older persons with disabilities preferred.
  • One year experience working with persons with Alzheimer's disease.
  • CNA experience a plus.
  • Valid Drivers License and ability to possess a Sate of CT Public Service License.
  • You are required to be in possession of a car on site during your entire shift to transport yourself and/or consumers to community sites in all weather conditions and throughout all neighborhoods.
  • Must maintain CPI, CPR and First Aid certification and eligible for DDS medication certification
  • Work a flexible schedule that may include early mornings, evenings, weekends and/or holidays.
  • Ability to transfer individuals requiring personal hygiene care.
Date Posted:

08/29/17 - 30 hrs.
Monday through Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

04/27/17 - "on-call" between the hours of:
Monday through Friday: 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Contact info:
Human Resources
Fax: 203-371-1479
hr@kennedyctr.org