FRIENDS is seeking a highly motivated, energized and organized person to join us in supporting and advocating for adults with developmental disabilities within the community, fostering and supporting a two-way relationship of respect and dignity between members and others in the community.
FRIENDS Unlimited Day Program is a dynamic program for adults with developmental disabilities18 and older. Enrolled participants arrive at the FRIENDS facility anticipating an active day consisting of scheduled recreational, educational or cultural activities; water aerobics, gymnastics, weight training, arts and dance classes and guided open space tours to name a few. Some of the activities are modified to accommodate the population’s needs and we are out in the fresh air as often as possible.
FRIENDS is a non-profit organization
Responsibilities •Provide direct support and supervision for Friends Unlimited members during day program hours in accordance with the Individual Plan. •Offer appropriate level of assistance to participants during the various activities (this may include being able to assist males in public restrooms or locker rooms) •Pick up and drop off of participants. •Maintain the structured program in a safe and friendly environment. •Help participants obtain and maintain daily living skills and work toward their fullest potential to foster independence. •Provide hands on support for therapeutic activities. •Provide support in management of emotional behaviors of participants.
Specifics Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:30pm Compensation: $10 per hour Benefits not included Must have reliable transportation, a valid Colorado driver’s license and insurance Must have a clean FBI record and driving record Training is a plus but not required Application deadline: Friday, July 30, 2010
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