Job Description

Job Details
Entry
Varies w/in Denver Metro area (Denver, CO) - Denver, CO
Part Time
High School
$13.85 - $14.45 Hourly
Day
Description
Apply Now - $500.00 Signing Bonus
 
 
Continuum of Colorado is seeking a Part-time Activities Assistant for our various day programs and community-based activities around the Denver, CO Metro area.
 
 
We are looking for someone who is committed to providing excellent customer service and supports to seniors and/or adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Our site-based day programs are located in Aurora and 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, will focus on supporting the individuals we serve on their community outings to museums, parks, bowling, and other fun activities.
 
This is a part-time position typically working between 12 to 18 hours/week (2-3 days per week) 9a- 3p, Monday - Friday. Occasionally, hours outside of this may be available.
 
 
Starting Salary & Benefits
Competitive pay - $13.85 to $14.45/ hr.
 
 
Here at Continuum of Colorado we recognize the important work that our Activities Assistants do, and we want to show our appreciation with a $500.00 signing bonus to welcome you to our team.
 
 
If consistently working 18 hours per week or more, employees are eligible for the following benefits:
  • Health/dental/vision coverage
  • Employer paid and supplemental life insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Generous paid time off and holiday pay
  • 401(k) investment plan, with an employer match of up to 4%
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Healthcare reimbursement and flexible spending plans
  • Onsite gym and lounge for employee use at both office locations
  • Discounts on auto and homeowner’s insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Credit union membership
More about what you will get to do as our Activities Assistant:
 
This is a rewarding position where you get to supervise and interact one on one 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-based activities are continuing in outdoor and open spaces
  • Site-based activities such as skill building and memory exercises including sensory fun, gardening, games, arts and crafts, socializing, singing and 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 development
Your role as an Activities Assistant will help participants become active members of their community; help them develop skills for future success; and provide meaningful activities to enhance their quality of life.
Qualifications
Must haves to be our Activities Assistant:
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to effectively communicate at all levels with managers, employees, individuals in services 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 as directed by our participants’ service plan
  • Able to operate a wheelchair appropriately and assist with individuals who may be non-ambulatory, including transfers; able to meet physical demands of the position
  • Personal vehicle in good operating condition for use during work and transporting individuals as necessary
  • Valid Colorado driver's license; proof of insurance; 3 years of current, consecutive driving history
  • Meet our driving requirements - no suspensions or revocations in the past 3 years. Less than 3 tickets in the past 3 years
Preferred:
  • One (1) year experience in an area directly related to job, preferred (i.e., developmental disabilities, elderly, etc.)
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) is a plus
  • Working knowledge of the I/DD system, rules, and regulations

 

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