The Day Center of Evergreen seeks a part-time Program Assistant

Program Assistant Job Description

Qualifications:
•    Prefer knowledge regarding the aging process and the physical, mental, and social needs      of adults with functional disabilities.
•    Prefer some exposure to working with older adults.
•    Demonstrated competency in working independently and taking on delegated leadership        role.
•    Friendly, compassionate, and assertive personality.
•    Demonstrated competence in organizing and dealing tactfully with people of all ages and      personalities.
•    Be able to physically lift 50# from the floor to waist and from the waist to above the            head.
•    Be able to physically perform a one person pivot transfer or a two person sit to stand            transfer.

Responsibilities:
•    Maintain confidentiality.
•    Assist the team to plan and implement activities designed to help the participants achieve      individualized plan of care.
•    Assist participants with ADLs and personal care.
•    Communicate on a one-to-one basis with participants and practice behavior acceptance.
•    Facilitate group discussions and group activities.
•    Work with and relate to other team members and volunteers.
•    Communicate with families/caregivers regarding participant’s progress, problems, and          need for follow-up at home.
•    Participate in daily record keeping, documentation, and reportable observations. 
•    Participate with other staff on the maintenance of a safe and healthful environment in the      center.
•    Be aware of emergency practices and procedures.
•    Participate in minimum of 6 monthly scheduled team meetings.
•    Report daily concerns to milieu manager.
•    Participate in care conferences on each participant when assigned.

Responsible to: Day Center Program Manager
 

Please submit interest and resume to hr@evergreencommons.org or 480 State Street, Holland MI 49423