Activity Services Facilitator

<p>Continuum of Colorado is a 501(c)(3), 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.</p>

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>

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$13.85 + $1000 signing bonus

Overview: Continuum of Colorado is seeking Activity Services Facilitators for our various day programs in the Denver Metro area:<br /> <ul> <li>East Day Program - Aurora, CO</li> <li>Seniors Day Program - Aurora, CO</li> <li>Elevate 365 Program - Aurora, CO</li> <li>West Day Program - Littleton, CO</li> </ul> <br />Continuum of Colorado has a great opportunity for an enthusiastic person who is committed to providing excellent customer service and supports to children, adults and seniors with intellectual and developmental disabilities and who likes to have fun while doing so!<br /> <br /> Our&nbsp;<strong>Activity Services Facilitator</strong>&nbsp;is a rewarding position where you get to supervise and interact with a group of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, while facilitating Special Olympics and special programs, including dances and events. If you enjoy sports, coaching and working with individuals in these areas &ndash; this is the position for you (and get paid for what you love)!<br /> <p class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css"><strong class="ignore-global-css">Why is Continuum of Colorado so great to work for?</strong></span></p> <ul class="ignore-global-css"> <li class="ignore-global-css"><strong><span class="ignore-global-css">Competitive pay starting at $13.85/hr</span></strong></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><strong>$1000 Signing Bonus</strong></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Employer-paid training with a supportive team</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Generous Paid Time Off and Holiday Pay</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Health, dental, vision insurance</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">401(k) investment plan, with an employer match of up to 4%</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Tuition reimbursement program (after working full time for at least one year)</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css">Certified Employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program</li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Healthcare reimbursement and flexible spending plans</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Onsite gym for employee use</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Employer-paid and supplemental life insurance</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Short- and long-term disability insurance</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Discounts on auto and homeowners&rsquo; insurance</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Employee assistance program</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Credit union membership</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">The hours and days will vary for this position according to season; Monday &ndash; Saturday</span></li> </ul> <p class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Your role as an Activity Services Facilitator for Special Events (this program is called Elevate 365) will help the individuals we serve 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.<br class="ignore-global-css" /></span></p>
Responsibilities: <p class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css"><strong class="ignore-global-css">More about what you&rsquo;ll get to do as our Activity Services Facilitator!</strong></span></p> <ul class="ignore-global-css"> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Help in assuring participants medical needs are met while at special events</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Implement protocols and provide appropriate services; document as needed</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Disseminate information about upcoming events; advocate for participants needs and wants</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Provide direct care professional support to include coaching and emergency assistance</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Provide transportation to meet participants&rsquo; needs; may include driving or assisting in accessing transportation</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Ensure cleaning, storing, repairing and replacement of equipment used for special events; perform all tasks relevant to opening, setting up for program and closing the facility</span></li> </ul>
Requirements: <p class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css"><strong class="ignore-global-css">Must Have&rsquo;s to be our Activity Services Facilitator!</strong></span></p> <ul class="ignore-global-css"> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">High school diploma or GED</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Prefer one (1) year experience in developmental disabilities and/or recreation</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Prefer a background in therapeutic recreation</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Must pass and maintain certification in all agency required training</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Must possess excellent customer service skills</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Able to perform needed personal care and medical procedures</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Able to operate a wheelchair appropriately and assist with non-ambulatory participant or participants, including transfers</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Meet physical demands of the position</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Able to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Ability to meet and maintain our driving requirements and operate agency vehicles.</span> <ul class="ignore-global-css"> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Driving requirements: no suspension/revocations in the past 3 yrs and no more than 2 moving violations in the past 3 yrs</span></li> </ul> </li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Personal vehicle in good operating condition for use during work as appropriate</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Valid Colorado driver license/auto&nbsp;insurance</span></li> </ul>