Provides resource support to staff and program participants to facilitate agency and program goals. The program aid plans meals, purchases food, assists program participants in preparing healthy eating choices, supervises cleanup of kitchen & dining area and provides other program activity support including driving participants to appointments Maintain good relationship with Department of Health and local food banks. Health and safety are of primary importance Program Aide acts as a peer mentor and provides social model recovery activities.
A combination of experience education and / or training which would substantially demonstrate the ability to perform the duties listed above. At least six months to one year of continuous sobriety. And if recovery, an active member of a mutual self-help group such as Alcoholics Anonymous or Narcotics Anonymous. One year of related experience working with people with alcohol and/or drug addictions commercial kitchen preferred. CPR and First Aid, Health Code Training/Safe Serve (to be completed upon hiring).
POSITION: Program Aide II
LOCATION: San Luis Obispo
HOURS: Full-Time plus Benefits
APPLY BY: Will accept applications until filled
APPLY AT: firstname.lastname@example.org
FAX: 831-753-6005 Attn: Amanda Torrente
Principle Responsibilities: The following responsibilities represent the essential functions of the position. An employee in this classification is responsible for carrying out the following functions:
Required knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Environmental Conditions: Constant movement around service area, and some walking in the community. Time spent sitting, using a computer station, periods of intense concentration, caring for infants and small children; cooking and following recipes. Time spent in meetings with staff, with children and residents, with volunteers, and program visitors. Exposure to outdoor weather and environmental conditions.
NOTE: Employees will be required to be fingerprinted, vaccinated & boosted, screened for tuberculosis, and trained in CPR & First Aid.
An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Racial/ethnic minorities, women, people with disabilities, Vietnam veterans, and people in Recovery are encouraged to apply for all positions.