Activity Services Facilitator - East Day Program

<h3 class="vacancy-description ng-binding">Empowering individuals to live a meaningful life.&nbsp;</h3>

Aurora, CO

Continuum of Colorado

<p>Continuum of Colorado is a&nbsp;nonprofit agency providing services to people with a wide range of abilities. At Continuum, we empower individuals to live a meaningful life. We believe it is our responsibility to not only meet the needs of each individual we support but also to partner with our supported-individuals to help them reach milestones, achieve their goals, and make their dreams a reality. Person-centeredness is not just a trend or buzzword to us; it&rsquo;s a philosophy that embodies each Direct Support Professional we hire. Our mission is to be a partner in choice and independence by collaborating with individuals and their families to provide high-quality lifetime supports that will empower them to thrive in their community.</p> <p>Experience thoughtful care and let Continuum of Colorado support you or your loved one.</p>

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$12.71 – 13.50/hr

Overview: Continuum of Colorado is hiring an&nbsp;<strong>Activity Services Facilitator</strong>&nbsp;for our&nbsp;<strong>East Day Program</strong>&nbsp;in Aurora, CO to provide supports to adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities and who likes to have fun while doing so!<br /><br />This position needs to be filled IMMEDIATELY!! This is a full-time 36-hour/week position working Mondays &ndash; Thursdays; 8:00a - 5:00p.<br /><br /><u><strong>Why is Continuum of Colorado so great to work for?</strong></u><br /> <ul> <li>Competitive pay $12.71 &ndash; 13.50/hr; plus $75 bi-weekly stipend for bilingual (English/Spanish) folks!&nbsp;</li> <li>Great work-life balance where a full-time workweek = 36 hours week, working 4 days</li> <li>Employer-paid training with a supportive team</li> <li>Generous Paid Time Off and Holiday Pay</li> <li>Health, dental, vision insurance&nbsp;</li> <li>401(k) investment plan, with an employer match of up to 4%</li> <li>Tuition reimbursement program (after working full time for at least one year)</li> <li>Healthcare reimbursement and flexible spending plans</li> <li>Onsite gym for employee use</li> <li>Employer-paid and supplemental life insurance</li> <li>Short- and long-term disability insurance</li> <li>Discounts on auto and homeowners insurance</li> <li>Employee assistance program</li> <li>Credit union membership</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <p><u><strong>More about what you&rsquo;ll get to do as our Activity Services Facilitator!</strong></u><br />This is a rewarding position where you get to supervise and interact with a small group of individuals while facilitating the following:</p> <ul> <li>Community activities such as visiting new museum exhibits and area venues</li> <li>Site-based activities such as skill building and memory exercises including sensory fun, gardening, games, arts and crafts, socializing, singing and music activities</li> <li>Physical fitness</li> <li>Community volunteer projects</li> <li>Hobby development</li> </ul> <p>Your role as an Activity Services Facilitator 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 while providing a safe and nurturing environment.</p>
Requirements: <u><strong>Must have's to be our Activity Services Facilitator!</strong></u><br /> <ul> <li>High school diploma or GED</li> <li>One (1) year experience in an area directly related to job, preferred (i.e., developmental disabilities, elderly, etc.)</li> <li>Be a committed, caring, dependable and hardworking person</li> <li>Able to pass and maintain certification in all required training</li> <li>Able to perform needed personal care and medical procedures</li> <li>Able to use crisis intervention techniques as trained by Continuum and as directed by our participants&rsquo; service plan where applicable</li> <li>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</li> <li>Ability to read, write and converse in English and perform simple math calculations</li> <li>Able to perform basic food preparation as applicable</li> <li>Personal vehicle in good operating condition for use during work</li> <li>Valid Colorado driver&rsquo;s license/proof of insurance</li> <li>Meet our agency driving requirements; no suspensions/less than three tickets in three years</li> </ul>