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Job Opening in Houston, Texas

Job Title:
  Dementia Specific Adult Day Center-Activity Assistant
Job description:
  CORE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Assists in planning, preparing and implementing the daily schedule/program for Day Center clients; including assisting and demonstrating assigned duties to volunteers.
• Ensures clients’ involvement in “person centered” meaningful and enjoyable activities, while working cooperatively with team members.
• Demonstrates appropriate and effective approaches/techniques for serving individuals with dementia
• Provides care and protective supervision to all Day Center clients while utilizing appropriate and effective approaches/techniques for serving individuals with dementia
• Promotes and facilitates good morale and cheerfulness among Day Center clients and staff.
• If need arises , assists with personal care of clients, including toileting and eating, documents assistance as required
• Complies with all state licensing requirements and Day Center policies and procedures, including documentation of activities, as directed
• Follows the standards of safety and sanitation within the Day Center; complies with all related licensing requirements, including general clean up and maintenance of the Center. Assists with food service and clean-up of snacks and meals.
• Performs other duties as required

Qualifications/skills:
MINIMUM EDUCATION:Must be at least 18 years old; high school graduate or equivalent
YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:Experience working with older adults with dementia.Training or experience in activity programming and ability and willingness to provide personal care assistance to older adults
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Ability to learn first aid and become CPR certified
SKILLS:
• Good interpersonal and organizational skills.
• Good verbal and written communication skills.
• Ability to work independently and as a team member
• Ability to be patient, tactful and sensitive when dealing with participants who have various care needs.

COMPUTER PROFICIENCY:
Basic computer skills

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS:
English written & verbal
Bilingual (Spanish) preferred
Contact Information:
Facility:
  Andrea Williams
Contact person:
  Andrea Williams
Address
  3838 Aberdeen Way
Houston, TX 77025
United States
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Phone
  (713) 685-6576
Email
  ajwilliams@bakerripley.org

Posted 1.8.2020


Job Opening in Dayton, Ohio

Job Title:
  Activity Assistant
Job description:
  Job Responsibilities/Qualifications:

Responsible for assisting with the design, implementation and evaluation of the activity program. Duties include creating and implementing group and one-on-one activities to meet the needs of high, moderate and low functioning residents; promoting and maintaining a positive environment by decorating the unit with appropriate seasonal/holiday decorations; ensuring needed supplies for activities are available when needed; and participating in development of budget and maintaining spending within allocated amounts.

High school diploma or GED and previous experience working with older adults and good time management skills are highly desired. This position offers flexible scheduling and the ability to work as little as 4 hours week.
Contact Information:
Facility:
  Bethany Village
Contact person:
  Elizabeth Floyd
Address
  6451 Far Hills Ave
Dayton, Ohio 45459
United States
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Phone
  (937) 436-6882
Email
  efloyd@graceworks.org

Posted 12.9.19


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