The Kennedy Center, Inc. Community Activities Coach in Trumbull, Connecticut

Community Activities Coach

Salary: $12.00 per hour

Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct supervision and support to all consumers participating in the social, recreational, therapeutic or educational programs.

  • Design and implement individualized social/recreational activities both in-house and in the community for consumers to successfully participate.

  • Provide hands on personal care which may include toileting, feeding, cleaning and all other activities of daily living skills.

  • Transfer individuals requiring personal hygiene care.

  • Provide physical intervention which may include lifting, mobility, first aid and safety evacuations.

Hours: See Below

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma.

  • Associates Degree in Psychology, Human Services or related field preferred.

  • One year experience working with persons with disabilities preferred.

  • Valid Drivers License and ability to possess a Sate of CT Public Service License.

  • You are required to be in possession of a car on site during your entire shift to transport yourself and/or consumers to community sites in all weather conditions and throughout all neighborhoods.

  • Must maintain CPI, CPR and First Aid certification and eligible for DDS medication certification

  • Work a flexible schedule that may include early mornings, evenings, weekends and/or holidays.

  • Provide hands on personal care which may include toileting, feeding, cleaning and all other activities of daily living skills.

  • Ability to transfer individuals requiring personal hygiene care.

  • Have physical endurance to use physical crisis intervention techniques.

  • Provide physical interventions which may include lifting, mobility, first aid and safety evacuations.

  • Depending upon assignment, must be able to work in a variety of settings, weather conditions and locations.