Activity Services Facilitators

<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/Littleton, 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> http://continuumcolo.org/

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$13.85+ $1000 signing bonus

Overview: <p><strong>Continuum of Colorado</strong>&nbsp;is seeking&nbsp;<strong>Activity Services Facilitators</strong>&nbsp;for our various day programs in the Denver Metro area to provide supports to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and have fun while doing it!<br /> <strong><br /> East Day Program - Aurora, CO<br /> Seniors Day Program - Aurora, CO<br /> West Day Program - Littleton, CO&nbsp;<br /> Floater - Aurora &amp; Littleton, CO locations<br /> <br /> </strong>We're looking to fill these positions IMMEDIATELY!&nbsp;<strong>These are full-time positions at 36-hours/week typically working Mon - Thu from 8a - 5p.</strong></p> <p>Check out more about what Continuum of Colorado does at:&nbsp;<a href="https://jobs.continuumcolo.org/">https://jobs.continuumcolo.org</a>&nbsp;<br /> <br /> <strong>Why is Continuum of Colorado so great to work for?</strong></p> <ul> <li><strong>Competitive pay $12.71 - 13.50/hr.</strong></li> <li><strong>Plus, a $75 bi-weekly stipend for bilingual <br /> (English/Spanish) folks!</strong></li> <li>Great work-life balance where a full-time workweek&nbsp;<br /> = 36-hrs/week, working 4days/week.</li> <li>Employer-paid training with a supportive team.</li> <li>Generous Paid Time Off and Holiday Pay.</li> <li>Health, dental, vision insurance.</li> <li>401(k) investment plan, with an employer match of up<br /> to 4%.</li> <li>Tuition reimbursement program (after working full-time<br /> for at least 1 yr.).</li> <li>Healthcare reimbursement and flexible spending plans.</li> <li>Onsite gym at our Aurora and Englewood offices for<br /> employee use.</li> <li>Employer-paid and supplemental life insurance.</li> <li>Short- and long-term disability insurance.</li> <li>Discounts on auto and homeowner&rsquo;s insurance.</li> <li>Employee assistance program.</li> <li>Credit union membership.</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <p><strong><u>More about what you'll get to do as our Activity Services Facilitator!</u></strong><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: <p><strong><u>Must have's to be our Activity Services Facilitator!</u></strong></p> <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>Pass and maintain certification in all required training.</li> <li>Perform needed personal care and medical procedures.</li> <li>Operate a wheelchair appropriately, assist individuals who may be non-ambulatory, including transfers.</li> <li>Meet physical demands of the position.</li> <li>Read, write and converse in English and perform simple math calculations.</li> <li>Personal vehicle in good operating condition for use during work.</li> <li>Valid Colorado driver's license/proof of insurance.</li> <li>Meet our driving requirements; no suspensions or revocations in the past 3 years and less than 3 tickets in the past 3 years.</li> </ul>