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Available positions:

Program Specialist Full-time (Montecito)

We are searching for kind, fun, enthusiastic, talented activities and program specialists to work with our adult day program participants in our centers in Montecito and Goleta serving those with dementia and developmental disabilities.

Program Specialists assist in developing, planning, and leading fun program activities for our members. They perform a variety of functions related to the overall operation of our centers including assisting with  activities like musical entertainment and sing-alongs, outings, food service, and special events. Assistance with personal care including bathrooming, companionship, and some maintenance and cleaning are also required.

Ideal program specialists are compassionate individuals who enjoy working with older adults, have positive and effective communication skills, work well with other staff, members, volunteers, and families, have a can-do attitude, and pitch in to do whatever is needed.

Requirements include First Aid and CPR certification, physical exam and TB clearance, a clean driving record, valid driver’s license and insurance, and fingerprint clearance. Experience caring for elders or those with disabilities preferred.

This position works up to 35 hours per week at our Montecito location, varying between 8am and 5pm Monday-Friday, no nights and no weekends. Must be open to occasional shifts at Goleta location.

Salary range $15 – $16, DOE.

Please send detailed resume with cover letter to programmanager@friendshipcentersb.org

Program Specialist On-Call (Montecito/Goleta)

Need a flexible schedule? Join us on-call!

We are searching for kind, fun, enthusiastic, talented activities and program specialists to work with our adult day program participants in our centers in Montecito and Goleta serving those with dementia and developmental disabilities.

Program Specialists assist in developing, planning, and leading fun program activities for our members. They perform a variety of functions related to the overall operation of our centers including assisting with  activities like musical entertainment and sing-alongs, outings, food service, and special events. Assistance with personal care including bathrooming, companionship, and some maintenance and cleaning are also required.

Ideal program specialists are compassionate individuals who enjoy working with older adults, have positive and effective communication skills, work well with other staff, members, volunteers, and families, have a can-do attitude, and pitch in to do whatever is needed.

Requirements include First Aid and CPR certification, physical exam and TB clearance, a clean driving record, valid driver’s license and insurance, and fingerprint clearance. Experience caring for elders or those with disabilities preferred.

This position includes work at our two centers, on-call hours varying between 8am and 5pm Monday-Friday, no nights and no weekends!.

Salary range $15 – $16, DOE.

Please send detailed resume with cover letter to programmanager@friendshipcentersb.org