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Continuum Of Colorado Day Program Activities Assistant in Aurora, Colorado

Apply Now - $1000 Signing BonusContinuum of Colorado is seeking an Activities Assistant for our various dayprograms and community-based activities around the Denver, CO Metro area.We 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.Due to certain day program activities that involve supporting our maleindividuals, we encourage males to apply.This is a full-time position working 36 hours/week. This position willwork either 4 - 9 hour days (M-Th) or 5 - 7 hour days (M-F).This role will focus more on supporting community based activities,which requires more driving responsibilities and working independently tosupport the individuals we serve on their community outings to museum's,parks, bowling, and other fun outings. However, the schedule andlocation may vary depending on programmatic needs, so flexibility isappreciateMore 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 venues-While 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, singingand 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.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$1000.00 signing bonus to welcome you to our team.-Work-life balance where a full-time work week is 36 hours per week-Tuition reimbursement program-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-Certified Employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program-Employer-paid and supplemental life insurance-Short- and long-term disability insurance-Discounts on auto and homeowners insurance-Employee assistance program-Credit union membershipMust 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 appr

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