DescriptionWe have immediate openings for a Program Assistant working for a local non-profit organization her is Salem.
A regional provider of services to adults with disabilities is currently seeking to hire both full-time and part-time Job Coaches. This position will provide on-the-job training and support to individuals with disabilities in various community work settings. In addition, they will assist in educating employers on disability awareness and identifying natural support options.
- Assists with planned recreational/leisure activities.
- Assists with participants on outings.
- Assists participants who desire to perform work activities
- Assists in ensuring implementation, documentation, and tracking of ISP goals; documents progress and activities as needed.
- Assists in ensuring medications are administered properly and that medication administration record keeping (MARS) is maintained.
- Provides assistance and personal care to program participants in use of restroom and in clean-up.
- Ensures confidentiality of individuals receiving services from Garten.
- Effectively communicates with customers in a positive manner.
- Ensures safety and quality standards are maintained always.
- Assists in maintaining kitchen area of the facility.
- May provide transportation for participants when needed
- Serves snacks to participants
- Provides input on ways the organization can create employment opportunities for people with disabilities.
- Participates in team development activities.
- Attends meetings and participates on committees as assigned.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
- Excellent communication and customer service skills.
- Ability to make some safety-related decisions.
- Ability to assist with planned activities.
- Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English.
- Ability to participate as a team member.
- Ability to use standard office equipment including basic computer hardware/software and a calculator
- Mental ability to perform basic math
- Ability to obtain and maintain CPR/1st Aid Certification
- Physical ability to push/pull wheelchairs and lift individuals out of wheelchairs.
- Physical ability to stand, walk, sit, bend, twist, reach, stoop, and make repetitive motions of hand/wrists/arms frequently throughout a normal workday.
- Physical ability to push up to 100 pounds, and to carry up to 10 pounds frequently in a normal workday.
- Physical ability to pull up to 200 pounds and to lift up to 100 pounds with assistance occasionally in a normal workday.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
A minimum of 6 months of work experience preferred, but not required. Some experience/training with seniors, fragile adults, or people with disabilities helpful. High School education or equivalent.
Job RequirementsEducation Required: High School
Experience Required: Entry Level
Last updated on 08/24/2018
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