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Personal Care Aide for Community Day Program

East Bay Innovations
Oakland, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

East Bay Innovations- Community Day Program Assistant

Hiring applicants from Berkeley, Emeryville and Richmond!

Are you looking to gain experience in the non-profit sector, social work, social services, occupational therapy, mental health, or healthcare? If so, then East Bay Innovations (EBI) is where you want to be! 

About this position:

Join our amazing Community Day Support Team and become a Community Living Assistant!

No experience required! 

What does a Community Day Living Assistant do?

You would provide 1:1 support to adults with developmental disabilities in their home and throughout their community! East Bay Innovations supports clients in Alameda County. We provide support to a diverse age group of adults with various support needs. Your goal would be to provide respectful, personal, and motivating services that enable our clients to participate in all aspects of their community, and lead meaningful lives centered around independence and empowerment. 

Inside the home you would support clients with:

  • Emotional support and companionship
  • Exercise and walks around their neighborhood
  • Reading
  • Preparing snacks and lunch for the day
  • Connecting with friends and loved ones virtually
  • Personal/intimate care
  • Medication management and administration
  • Wheelchair lifts and transfers

Virtual activities available:

  • Dance classes
  • Music therapy classes
  • Birthday celebrations
  • Streaming of movies and music
  • Gardening
  • Cooking
  • Activism
  • Crafting and DIY projects

 What's the schedule?

We have a variety of open shifts Monday through Friday. Some start as early as 9am, and some end as late as 3:30pm depending on the support needs of the client and their families.  

Salary: $17.33 per hour

We know COVID is still a real thing in our world. Our program has made some changes and modifications during the Shelter In Place. We are starting to slowly go back out in the community.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is provided to all staff and clients. This includes face masks, face shields, gloves, disinfectant, hand sanitizer and more!

Is this the right job for you?

  • Do you believe that all people should be in the driver’s seat of their own life?
  • Do you enjoy supporting and helping people, no task is too small? 
  • Do you enjoy working with people with many different lifestyles and backgrounds?
  • Are you comfortable responding to unexpected challenges; you are cool under pressure and think quickly on your feet?
  • Do you like working independently but communicate with your team and supervisor
  • You like to learn new things and can learn quickly; when things change, you can roll with the punches?
  • Do you follow through with commitments?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, YES! This job is for YOU!

What does EBI offer?

  • Medical coverage for those working 30 hours a week or more, with three different health plans for you to choose from.
  • Dental and vision coverage for both full-time and part-time staff.
  • Aflac- three different plans to choose from.
  • FSA & DCFSA, Commuter and Parking pre tax benefits.
  • Employee EAP that include free mental health counseling sessions for you and members of your household.
  • 403(b) retirement plan so you can invest in your future.
  • Education Assistance Fund, providing reimbursement for tuition, fees, and supplies for education and self-enrichment courses
  • Membership in the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 1021.
  • Many opportunities for training so you can feel confident in the work you do and prepare for future career opportunities.
  • Paid sick leave for all employees, and paid vacation for full-time employees
  • Paid holidays for all
  • Mileage reimbursement for on-the-job driving
  • We show our appreciation for staff with monthly raffles, games and more, to celebrate you and the important work that you do! 

East Bay Innovations is an equal opportunity employer. We will consider all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Company Description
About Our Organization:

Established in 1994, East Bay Innovations (EBI) is a nonprofit human services organization that supports people with developmental disabilities, such as intellectual disabilities, autism, and cerebral palsy. Our person centered services support people to live in their own homes, make choices about how they live, work in jobs of their choosing, and enjoy being part of their communities. We seek to further the human rights and empowerment of people with disabilities, and hire people who care about social justice and want to make a difference in the lives of others.

East Bay Innovations

Why Work Here?
At East Bay Innovations, we empower people with disabilities to make choices about their lives.

About Our Organization: Established in 1994, East Bay Innovations (EBI) is a nonprofit human services organization that supports people with developmental disabilities, such as intellectual disabilities, autism, and cerebral palsy. Our person centered services support people to live in their own homes, make choices about how they live, work in jobs of their choosing, and enjoy being part of their communities. We seek to further the human rights and empowerment of people with disabilities, and hire people who care about social justice and want to make a difference in the lives of others.

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Oakland, CA
USA

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Business

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