Posted by Easter Seals on 11/14/2016 in Aging in Place

PRN Activity Leader

Easter Seals

Employment Type
Start Date

Easter Seals

Job Description


Reports To: Activities Director
Working Schedule: Hours, times, and days are contingent upon clients, work duties, and center location. May include weekends. The schedule may be changed as business needs dictate.
Position Summary: The PRN Activity Leader is responsible for assisting participants with activities of daily living (ADL) managing the food service, and conducting group and individual activities. Depending on the center, the Activity Leader may also be provide transportation to/from the center. The PRN Activity Leader reports to the Activities Director.
Essential Functions:
· Plan and conduct group and individual activities.
· Provide input and support to the Activities Director.
· Assist with the preparation and serving of snacks.
· Assist with the preparation and serving of lunch.
· Assist Activities Director with field trips (planning, accompanying, and driving)
· Assist participants with Activities of Daily Living (toileting, ambulation, transfers, feeding, changing clothes, showers).
· Assist participants boarding and exiting vans.
· Observe participants for change in condition and report to the Health Director.
· Contribute to the maintenance of the Center’s neat, clean, and safe environment.
· Attend and meaningfully contribute to regular Center Staff meetings and activity staff meetings.
· Maintain client confidentiality.
· Depending on the center, provide transportation for participants to and from the Center in Easter Seals vehicles.
· Perform other duties as assigned.
· High School diploma, GED, or current enrollment in a program leading to a high school diploma or GED.
· Minimum of two years experience working with aging adults and adults with functional impairments.
· Current CPR and first aid training.
· Current driver’s license, if required to drive Easter Seals vehicles.
· Ability to interact effectively, professionally and compassionately with elderly and disabled participants, their family and/or professional care provider(s), and the variety of individuals visiting the center for professional, volunteer, or treatment purposes.
Language Ability: 
· Proficiency in reading, writing, and speaking the English language.
· Ability to interact effectively and professionally with participants, families, and community referral sources.
Reasoning Ability: 
· Must be able to follow instructions quickly and easily and seek out direction promptly.
· Must be able to handle multiple tasks.
· Must be able to work with minimal supervision after instruction is provided.
· Must be aware of potential hazards or problems within the environment and seek out supervision promptly.
· Must be aware of confidentiality of client information.
Computer Skills: 
Certificates and Licenses: 
· CPR and First Aid
· Certified Nursing Assistant (not required, but preferred)
· Current Drive’s License if required to drive Easter Seals vehicles
Supervisory Responsibilities: 

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