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Program Aide/Alternate Van Driver (full time)

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.

Adult Day Health is a medically-based program that helps the participant remain independent while promoting good health and well being.  Adult Day Health helps participants to reach their highest level of independence and functioning.  

We are currently seeking a full time (35 hours per week) Program Aide/Alternate Van Driver in our Adult Day Health programs.

The ideal Program Aide must maintain individual participant records to include program notes and daily activity logs, assist the Program Leader through the design of new ideas to increase and ensure program growth and quality, assist with the implementation of policies and procedures, encourage participants with opportunities for socialization, education, group interaction and recreation, set up, implement and breakdown of daily scheduled activities, assist with meal procurement, service, and delivery and clean up in accordance with sanitary food preparation and USDA standards and offer assistance to clients with their ADL needs.

As an alternate Van Driver, candidates must possess a valid Class D driver's license and safe driving record with no more than one moving violation within the preceding two years.  Candidates must pass a drug and alcohol test in addition to being enrolled in a drug consortium for random testing.  

This position requires a high school diploma and must possess a CNA certification and one year experience working with the elderly/disabled or demonstrated competence per DPH regulations; ability to work with others as part of a team and communicate effectively; CPR and First Aid certification is required.

Candidates must also pass CORI and CPS (child protective services) background checks. 

Spanish and Portuguese speaking applicants are encouraged to apply.

Family Service Association is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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