Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona
  • Yuma, AZ, USA
  • 13.20-13.20 13.20
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Catholic Community Services

Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona strengthens families, supports communities, provides compassionate services, and strives for excellence. For more information visit our website at: www.ccs-soaz.org

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Position: Program Aide

Location: CCS Yuma Safe House Domestic Violence Shelter

Part Time

Compensation: $13.20 per hour

We are looking for a Program Aide. Program Aides Assist elderly or adults with disabilities with activities of daily living and provide companion care in a daytime non-residential facility. Primary focus of position is to care for the well-being of participants, provide care and supervision of participants, and assist in the day-to-day operations of the program. Models proper nutrition habits, cleanliness and sanitation to the elderly, and people with disabilities. Position may from time to time be stressful and require a high demand of performance. May perform other duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Assist in the supervision and care of the participants in the program.
  • Provide assistance in activities of daily living, such as personal hygiene and care, mobility, grooming, toileting, bathing, dressing and eating.
  • Companion care and assistance in activity participation, promote socialization and emotional support.
  • Provide care and services as directed by the Registered Nurse.
  • Prepare morning and/or afternoon snacks and meals according to planned menu and observing all related health Department regulations
  • Record CACFP meal counts, serve food according to guidelines and ensure CACFP program compliance.
  • Prepare facility and participants for CACFP meals, and assist participants to take lids off, cut meals, etc.
  • Communication with Nurse and other team members regarding needs or concerns of the participants.
  • Complete daily recordkeeping of the food program, as well as other monthly reporting.
  • Ensure compliance with food handling and food operations standards.
  • Assist in facility maintenance, including care and cleaning of indoor and outdoor space
  • May perform other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Suitable work experience may be considered as transferable skills in order to meet minimum requirements of the position and will be considered by the Corporate Director of Human Resources.

  • High School / GED
  • Six months of Caregiving experience
  • Ability to secure a Caregiver Certification Course
  • Ability to obtain CPR, First Aid, Food Handlers Card, and TB clearance
  • Obtain State of Arizona Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card
  • Ability to stoop, climb, bend, and reach
  • Required to lift 60lbs. 10%

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Certification in Caregiving
  • Associates Degree in related field
  • Bilingual English / Spanish, verbal and written
  • Additional years of directly related experience

The above statement reflects the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job.

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