Careers

Current Employment Opportunities

Community Activities Coach - Sr. Options 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.
  • Provide hands on personal care which may include toileting, feeding, cleaning and all other activities of daily living skills.
  • Transfer individuals requiring personal hygiene care.
  • 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.
  • One year experience working with older persons with disabilities preferred.
  • 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.
  • Provide hands on personal care which may include toileting, feeding, cleaning and all other activities of daily living skills.
  • Ability to transfer individuals requiring personal hygiene care.
  • Have physical endurance to use physical crisis intervention techniques.
  • Provide physical interventions which may include lifting, mobility, first aid and safety evacuations.
  • Depending upon assignment, must be able to work in a variety of settings, weather conditions and locations.
Date Posted:
08/29/17 - 25 hours
Monday through Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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