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Join our team of compassionate caregivers and leaders in the field of senior care!

ABOUT US:

Friendship Adult Day Care Center, Inc.

Friendship Center’s mission is to offer engaging activities that promote socialization, wellbeing, and a sense of community for aging adults. We provide respite, support and education for their caregivers, enabling them to achieve balance in their lives. Friendship Center is the only non-profit adult day services program providing affordable services of its kind that serves South Santa Barbara County. We have a compassionate and committed team and Board of Directors that respect the history and lives of our members and their caregivers. We foster a positive, collaborative and harmonious work environment. In the words of one of our caregivers: “The Friendship Center staff  all seem so well suited for their workloving, caring, understandingso full of joy and comfort, my mom and I love coming to the Center!”  At the Center we are proud that we have been making a difference in the lives of hundreds of people every year for more than 45 years.

Available positions:

Program Specialist Part-Time
16-20 Hours Per Week

Want a feel-good job with a great purpose?

Friendship Center is Hiring a Program Specialist!
Compensation: Hourly, $18-$20/hr.
Employment type: part-time with benefits including paid holidays, vacation and sick time, and employer matching retirement plan

We are searching for a compassionate part-time Program Specialist to work with our participants in an adult day care setting which serves aging and dependent adults including people with dementia, Alzheimer’s and people with physical/intellectual disabilities.
Our ideal Program Specialist will enjoy working with older adults, have a positive attitude, have effective communication skills, be a good listener, and have the ability to take initiative. Program Specialists should be able to work well as a member of a team as well as work independently. We are looking for candidates that are willing to pitch in and help all members of our team succeed.

The Program Specialist:
-Assists in developing, planning and leading program activities for individuals as well as groups
-Performs a variety of functions related to the overall operation of our center including, but not limited to; assisting with food service, classroom activities, excursions, participant personal care, special events, following CCL guidelines, basic maintenance, and cleaning following COVID-19 protocol.
Requirements include First Aid and CPR, a physical exam. a TB clearance, a clean driving record with a valid driver’s license and insurance, and a criminal record clearance.
Experience working with elders or people with disabilities is preferred. Experience in teaching or instruction is preferred.

Please email detailed resume with cover letter to Amy West at amy@friendshipcentersb.org

Job Type: Part-time
Pay: $18.00 – $20.00 per hour
Schedule:
Position will be part time, with the potential for additional hours in the future. Hours vary between 8 am – 5pm Monday through Friday. NO WEEKENDS!
COVID-19 considerations: COVID-19 protocols are in place to protect our members and our staff.
Ability to commute/relocate: Must be able to reliably get to and from work on time.
License/ Certification (must currently have or must acquire within first 30 days of employment):
• CPR Certification
• First Aid Certification
• Driver’s License
Work Location: One location

Program Specialist On-Call

Friendship Center is Hiring On-Call Program Specialists!
Compensation: Hourly, $18-$20/hr.
Employment type: part-time, non-benefitted position

We are searching for a compassionate on-call Program Specialist to work with our participants in an adult day care setting which serves aging and dependent adults including people with dementia, Alzheimer’s and people with physical/intellectual disabilities.
Our ideal Program Specialist will enjoy working with older adults, have a positive attitude, have effective communication skills, be a good listener, and have the ability to take initiative. Program Specialists should be able to work well as a member of a team as well as work independently. We are looking for candidates that are willing to pitch in and help all members of our team succeed.

The Program Specialist:
-Assists in developing, planning and leading program activities for individuals as well as groups
-Performs a variety of functions related to the overall operation of our center including, but not limited to; assisting with food service, classroom activities, excursions, participant personal care, special events, following CCL guidelines, basic maintenance, and cleaning following COVID-19 protocol.
Requirements include First Aid and CPR, a physical exam. a TB clearance, a clean driving record with a valid driver’s license and insurance, and a criminal record clearance.
Experience working with elders or people with disabilities is preferred. Experience in teaching or instruction is preferred.

Please email detailed resume with cover letter to Amy West at amy@friendshipcentersb.org

Job Type: Part-time
Pay: $18.00 – $20.00 per hour
Schedule:
Position will be on-call. Hours vary between 8 am – 5pm Monday through Friday. NO WEEKENDS!
COVID-19 considerations: COVID-19 protocols are in place to protect our members and our staff.
Ability to commute/relocate: Must be able to reliably get to and from work on time.
License/ Certification (must currently have or must acquire within first 30 days of employment):
• CPR Certification
• First Aid Certification
• Driver’s License
Work Location: One location