Family Service Association is a comprehensive private, non-profit social service agency dedicated to the development and implementation of services designed to provide strength and support to individuals and families throughout southeastern Massachusetts. Headquartered in Fall River, Family Service Association strives to increase the capacity of individuals and families to cope with the stresses of family life and interpersonal relationships in a positive, productive and health-improving manner. This agency is a leading provider of professional social services in the South Coast region of Massachusetts, with a 125-year tradition of high quality.
We have an exciting opportunity in our Adult Day Health Center. We are seeking a full time (35 hours per week) Activity Director/Program Aide/Van Driver. The ideal candidate will assist the Program Leader in the preparation and oversight of activities, daily activity functions of the program and assist in the development of social, educational and recreational programs. Client transport to and from program on an as needed basis is required.
The Adult Day Health Activity Director/Program Aide/Van Driver requires a High School diploma, certification as a therapeutic recreation specialist or at least two years of experience working in the social or recreational program within the last five years with one year being full time in an activity program in a health care setting; if not certified, shall consult with occupational therapist in the development of a therapeutic activities program that meets the needs of each participant. Must have CPR and First Aide certification and current valid driver's license with a safe driving record (with no more than one moving violation within the preceding two years) is required. Applicants must be able to pass a drug and alcohol test in addition to being enrolled in a drug consortium for random testing.
Portuguese and/or Spanish speaking applicants are encouraged to apply.
Family Service Association is an AA/EOE.