Activity Aide

On Lok Senior Health Service San Francisco , CA 94109

Posted 2 months ago

On Lok Lifeways

We are a non-profit committed to our participants. On Lok Lifeways PACE long term senior care is provided by On Lok Senior Health Services, a 501(c)(3) non-profit

Dedicated to The Care of Elders:

On Lok, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization founded in the early 1970s by a group of citizens concerned about the plight of elders and the lack of long term options in the community. On Lok, Inc. serves as the administrative arm of a group of five affiliated non-profit organizations. Its functions include research and development, human resources, fundraising and management information systems.

We understand the importance of a system that works together. Your expertise, drive and passion can help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare.

Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career!

POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direction and supervision of the Program or Center Manager, the Activity Aide implements activity programs for participants.

DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists with implementing and participating in group and individual therapeutic activities as well as offer creative modifications (oriented towards group, individual and special needs participants).

  • Socializes with participants.

  • Actively participates in team discussions; offers feedback, ideas and suggestions both on a day-to-day basis and in department staff meetings.

  • Keeps Activity Therapist informed of needed supplies and equipment.

  • May be responsible for maintaining neatness and order in the indoor/outdoor programs space.

  • May monitor and report changes in mood & behavior of the participants to the Activity Therapist and Center Manager.

  • May assist with personal care of participants as needed; for example, escorting the participant to the restroom and or toileting, and/or assistance with feeding.

  • Other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS (knowledge, skills, abilities):

  • Interest in working with the elderly and understanding of the psychosocial problems of aging.

  • One year experience working with the elderly or frail population required.

  • May require current certification in CPR and First Aid.

  • Ability to work as part of multidisciplinary team.

  • Stability, maturity, creativity and flexibility in work.

  • Ability to work with volunteers and contract staff.

  • Fluency in a second language helpful (Cantonese or Spanish) and written and spoken fluency in English required.

Below are addtional qualifications if your assignment is based out of the Montgomery Center:

QUALIFICATIONS (knowledge, skills, abilities)

  • Bilingual (Cantonese and English) required.

  • Experience working with seniors with dementia required.

On Lok's Employee Benefits include (eligible for any position for 20 hr/wk or more):

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage

  • Retirement Savings Plan 403(b) and Term Life/AD&D Insurance

  • Flexible Spending Account, Commuter Checks, MLA scholarships, Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Pet Insurance and additional discounts

  • Holidays (10 per year), vacation time, sick leave, and long-term disability insurance

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