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Continuum Of Colorado Part-Time Day Program Activities Assistant in Aurora, Colorado

Apply Now - $500.00 Signing BonusContinuum of Colorado is seeking a Part-time Activities Assistant for ourvarious day programs and community-based activities around the Denver, COMetro area.Please apply on our website; are looking for someone who is committed to providing excellent customerservice and supports to seniors and/or adults with intellectual anddevelopmental disabilities. Our site-based day programs are located in Auroraand Littleton, CO. While on-site you would be assisting with crafts,exercises, and day-to-day program needs. Our community-based activities,which require more driving responsibilities and working independently, willfocus on supporting the individuals we serve on their community outings tomuseums, parks, bowling, and other fun activities.This is a part-time position typically working between 12 to 18 hours/week(2-3 days per week) 9a- 3p, Monday - Friday. Occasionally, hoursoutside of this may be available.Starting Salary and BenefitsCompetitive pay - $13.85 to $14.45/ hr.Here at Continuum of Colorado we recognize the important work that ourActivities Assistants do, and we want to show our appreciation with a$500.00 signing bonus to welcome you to our team.If consistently working 18 hours per week or more, employees are eligiblefor the following benefits:-Health/dental/vision coverage-Employer paid and supplemental life insurance-Short- and long-term disability insurance-Generous paid time off and holiday pay-401(k) investment plan, with an employer match of up to 4%-Mileage reimbursement-Tuition reimbursement program-Healthcare reimbursement and flexible spending plans-Onsite gym and lounge for employee use at both office locations-Discounts on auto and homeowner's insurance-Employee assistance program-Credit union membershipMore about what you will get to do as our Activities Assistant:This is a rewarding position where you get to supervise and interact one onone or with a small group of individuals while facilitating the following:-Community activities such as visiting new museum exhibits, nature walks,swimming, bowling and other area venuesWhile continuing to adhere to Covid guidelines, many of our community-basedactivities are continuing in outdoor and open spaces-Site-based activities such as skill building and memory exercises includingsensory fun, -gardening, games, arts and crafts, socializing,singing and music activities-Meeting individuals in services' needs for transportation-Implementing and documenting Individualized Service and Support Plans(ISSP), care plans and protocols-Physical fitness-Community volunteer projects-Hobby developmentYour role as an Activities Assistant will help participants become activemembers of their community; help them develop skills for future success;and provide meaningful activities to enhance their quality of life.Must haves 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.)-Able to work independently with minimal supervision-Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to effectivelycommunicate at all levels with managers, employees, individuals inservices and others-Ability to work flexible hours and locations depending on program needs-Able to pass and maintain certification in all required training-Able to perform needed personal care-Able to use crisis intervention techniques as trained by Continuum and asdirected by our -participants' service plan-Able to operate a wheelchair appropriately and assist with individuals whomay be non-ambulatory, including transfers; able to meet physical demandsof the position-Personal vehicle in good operating condition for use during work andtransporting individuals as necessary-Valid Colorado driver's license; proof of insurance; 3 years ofcurrent, consecutive driv