Activities Assistant- FT - North Canton
- - Activities Assistant
- North Canton, OH, USA
- Full Time
Hattie Larlham Activities Assistants have fun each and every day on outings, activities and field trips with people with developmental disabilities and special needs. Build a relationship and be the familiar face someone looks forward to everyday. Assist with day programming to persons served with a focus on community based activities.
The enthusiasm, encouragement and positive demeanor of the Activities Assistant helps people with disabilities to engage in a variety of outings and activities such as bowling, movie theaters, sledding, shopping, attending plays, interacting with different people and much more! Other services include assisting persons served with personal care, transportation, building interpersonal relationships, and other services outlined in the individual service plan (ISP).
This is a full-time position with working hours Monday-Friday from 8am-4pm but requires flexibility to meet the needs of the program. Must be willing to drive the bus and pass a DOT physical.
The Driver portion is responsible driving a Hattie Larlham van or bus and will transport people with disabilities from the day program to their homes. Will be responsible for route schedules and ensuring persons served arrive home on time and safely. Will perform daily cleaning/maintenance of vehicle(s). Will ensure the safety of vehicle(s) through all required inspections.
Must have demonstrated through past performance good attendance and ability to use good judgement in handling problem situations. Must have valid Ohio Driver's License and meet Hattie Larlham driving requirements. Must be able to pass a DOT physcial.
The Activities Assistant requires a high school diploma or GED and at least one year experience working with people with disabilities. The position requires a valid Ohio driver's license meeting Hattie Larlham driving requirements. The candidate must pass criminal background check and post-offer drug screening.