Activity Leader for Older Adults - Peninsula Volunteers Inc.

As a valued member of our team, the Activity Leader works to provide recreational, social, educational activities in a busy, lively, positive environment in a state-of-the-art day center for impaired older adults. Activities may include leading movement exercises, arts & crafts, sensory stimulation, gardening, games, and many different avenues for musical expression. Creativity, sense of humor, enthusiasm and patience are required, as is sensitivity to the needs of older adults with challenges.

Must be a team player with the skill to lead large and small group activities, have the physical ability to assist participants, follow written and oral directions, multi-task and prioritize. An opportunity to develop/improve your skills in communication, inter-personal relationships, and teamwork!

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Peninsula Volunteers Rosener House Adult Day Services

Peninsula Volunteers Rosener House Adult Day Services offers a therapeutic recreation program for older adults with disabilities along with health and support services.

Visit our website at www.penvol.org for more program information.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Musical Ability – piano/guitar playing and singing

  • Interest in working with older adults with disabilities including Alzheimer’s disease.

  • Skill in communicating verbally and non-verbally with participants.

  • California Dept. of Justice criminal record clearance required prior to employment.

  • TB test and fitness for duty exam required.

  • Able to occasionally lift up to fifty pounds while assisting participants.

  • Able to assist other staff in meal and snack serving.

  • Regularly required to walk, stand, bend, stoop, twist, kneel, reach, carry.

  • Frequently required to push wheelchairs.

Hours:

Monday – Friday - 35 hours per week!

Benefits:

  • Health insurance

  • Dental insurance

  • Vision insurance

  • Retirement plan

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • People-oriented -- supportive and fairness-focused

To Apply:

Click here to apply on indeed.com.