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Program Assistant (Substitute)

Description

La Vida Felicidad, Inc. is a non-profit agency that provides services to children and families, adults, and seniors in Valencia, Socorro, Bernalillo, Cibola, McKinley and San Juan Counties in New Mexico.

POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for supporting clients through their participation in Socorro Adult Activity Cooperative (SAAC) Program. Including development and facilitation of psychosocial group work, making modification/adaptation to include varied skills and cognitive development, and implementation and tracking of service goals and interventions.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES / ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Facilitation of psychosocial group that address specific life areas and outcomes.
  2. Provides social modeling, cues, direction, and physical assistance which support each individual with group interaction and participation.
  3. Ability to follow schedule and transition clients through daily groups/activities.
  4. Implement goals and follow plan of interventions as identified in each clients ISP
  5. Write objective documentation and data collection on client progress/ participation level
  6. Assist with transportation of clients in agency vehicle/s, maintain competency in use of equipment and mobility aids
  7. When needed assist clients in ADL activities including positioning, ambulating, and personal hygiene.
  8. Preparation of materials, set-up, and clean-up of program environment.
  9. Communicate client changes and program information between clients, their families, community members and staff.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Directly supervised by SAAC Program Manager. Is responsible for support and supervision of client group.

Education Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent.

Experience Requirements

  • A minimum of one year of experience in working with adults with special needs, including mental illness, addiction, developmental delays and abuse issue.

Send your cover letter and resume, and application to Ted@lvfnm.org, or fax to (505) 565-1608 or mail application to P.O. Box 2040, Los Lunas, NM 87031 (Attn: Human Resources)

La Vida Felicidad, Inc., is an EOE/AA employer.  Minorities, Veterans and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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