Day Services Coordinator

Work Activity Center is seeking an experienced manager to oversee our day services programs.  Responsibilities include: successful operation of day programs providing life-skills, recreation, social skills, leading healthy lives and various other training opportunities for adults with cognitive and physical disabilities; assuring that quality services are provided and people are satisfied; supervision of frontline supervisors; determining staffing needs; assuring that subordinates perform their jobs effectively and follow established policies and procedures; establishing or improving systems for increased effectiveness and efficiency; customer relations; assuring adherence to government regulations; assuring that staff and clients are appropriately and adequately trained.

Required skills: ability to identify programmatic needs and create and implement effective responses to address those needs; ability to inspire and lead staff; ability to create and implement training programs to increase client success; ability to develop effective relationships with outside partners including case managers and parents; ability to effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously. 

Requirements: Bachelor Degree plus three years proven management experience in a related field, proficiency in MS Word and Excel.  Full-time position with starting salary at $18.50 per hour and plus benefits.  

Select "Apply Now" below to submit resume and/or application OR Apply in person at 1275 W 2320 S, West Valley City, UT 84119.  Please select title Day Services Coordinator.

 

Driver

The Work Activity Center delivers residential, employment, and daily activity assistance to enrich the lives of people with disabilities. Our activities and services promote individual growth and independence in the lives of our program participants. We have an immediate need for a part-time or full-time driver who will operate a mini bus and transport our clients to the day activity center in the morning.

We are looking for those who can help us maintain the bright, positive atmosphere we strive for as we interact with program participants and help them enjoy active lives.  Employees of the Work Activity Center have the rewarding opportunity to do work that is both enjoyable and challenging. When our shifts end and we go home, we know we have made a difference in the lives of those we serve. 

SCHEDULE

Part-time or Full-time: Mon-Fri, 6-10 am OR/AND 2-6 pm

JOB REQUIREMENTS

- Must be at least 21 years of age
- Must possess a valid Utah driver license and have a good driving record
- High school diploma or GED
- Able to bend/kneel to assist participants as needed during boarding process
- Able to pass a UDOT physical examination (UDOT - Utah Dept of Transportation)
- Able to pass a drug screen and criminal background check

Starting rate of pay: Part-time: $11.25/hrFull-time: $10/hr

Since drivers represent the Work Activity Center to our clients' loved ones and care providers, we are looking for friendly people who are clean and tidy in appearance and are able to communicate effectively in spoken and written English.

Select the Apply Now button below to submit application OR You may apply in person at 1275 W 2320 S, West Valley City UT 84119. Please select the job title: Driver.

ES Program Manager

The Work Activity Center has been making a difference in the lives of the people we serve for over 50 years.  Our mission is to enrich the lives of people with disabilities by proactively providing them with opportunities for independence and individual growth.  The Employment Services Program Manager assures the success of individuals participating in our in-house employment training program.

We are seeking a person with passion for service, supervisory experience, and previous experience providing and coordinating direct care in the human services field.

Please visit our website at http://workactivitycenter.org to learn more about what we do and the people we serve.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES
- Monitor and manage program involving a caseload of approximately 50 participants
- Train, supervise, and coordinate schedules for a team of 8 staff members
- Responsible for the proper care of participants and oversees their individual progress
- Monitor and review participant documentation and ensure proper record keeping
- Develop support and development strategies for participants
- Assess the skills of each program participant to assure they are involved in the most appropriate work activities
- Prepare for and attend annual progress review meetings for each program participant

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
- Bachelor's degree (preference for a degree related to human or social services)
- At least 21 years of age
- Ability to communicate effectively in both written and spoken English
- Utah driver license and a good driving record
- Experience supervising a team of employees

SCHEDULE
8 AM to 4 PM, Monday through Friday

Starting rate of pay: $13.50 per hour


This is a full-time position that includes paid time off, holiday pay, and eligibility for participation in the company benefits package - medical, dental, and life insurance, and a retirement plan.

Please select "Apply Now" below to complete an application and submit a resume.  OR May apply in person at 1275 W 2320 S, West Valley City, UT 84119. Please select position title: ES Program Manager.

Job Coach/Employment Specialist

Work Activity Center is a non-profit organization seeking to hire an employment specialist in Salt Lake area who will assist our customers with developing job skills, job searching, interviewing, and finding and maintaining meaningful employment. Our mission is to enrich the lives of people with disabilities by providing opportunities for independence and individual growth.

SCHEDULE
Part-time position with a flexible schedule (afternoon, nights, and some of the hours need to be on the weekend) working up to 30 hours per week.

Full-time position with day time hours.

Starting pay is $10.00 -10.50/hr

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, extremely organized, has the ability to pay close attention to detail, and will maintain a working knowledge of the needs of each assigned customer. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES
- Job development
- Maintain an active caseload and regularly schedule appointments with all assigned customers
- Assist individuals with resume/cover letter writing and interview skills before and during the job search. 
- Familiarize job seekers with job site, employer, supervisors and co-workers
- Train in all aspects of the job, including breaks, lunch and transportation
- Assist with obtaining any and all supports that may be needed to maintain employment, including modifications of the work-space to enable the individual to perform assigned duties
- Serve as an ongoing liaison between the individual, co-workers, and employer after the initial on-the-job training has ended to ensure that all parties are satisfied

QUALIFICATIONS
- High school diploma or GED required; Associates degree preferred
- Valid Utah driver's license
- Clean driving record (no major violations, 2 or fewer minor traffic violations)
- At least 21 years of age
- Able to pass a background check and drug screening

**Please email your resume and letter of interest to: application@workactivitycenter.org**

Apply online below or in person at the Work Activity Center (1275 W 2320 S, West Valley City, UT 84119). Please select the job title: Job Coach.

Custodial Supervisor

Status:Part-time

Schedule: Monday - Friday, 3:00- 8:00 pm, Part-time

Starting wage: $10.00-11.00 per hour

The Work Activity Center is a non-profit service center committed to enriching the lives of people with disabilities. We have an immediate need for a Custodial Supervisor who will supervise and coordinate the activities of workers engaged in providing janitorial services for commercial and office buildings.

The Custodial Supervisor will be responsible for supervising a team of custodial staff and assuring that the custodial services team meets the expectations of building management in fulfillment of the cleaning service contract. The Custodial Supervisor will monitor work quality, provide coaching and feedback as needed, and operate basic cleaning equipment such as vacuums and floor sweepers. Previous custodial service and supervisory experience is preferred.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Must be physically capable of walking or standing for duration of shift
  • Able to lift and carry 50 pounds
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Able to pass drug test and background check

Please apply online at www.workactivitycenter.org/work-at-the-center/ to submit an application and a resume. You may also apply in person at 1275 W 2320 S, West Valley City, UT 84119. Please include job title: Custodial Supervisor.

Support Staff

The Work Activity Center is a non-profit service center committed to enriching the lives of people with disabilities.  We provide day activity programs and residential assistance designed to promote independence and personal development.  We are seeking new a team member at our West Valley City.  Our Direct Care Staff provide gentle, cheerful care to clients in day activity program and classroom settings.  This is a great opportunity if you are seeking a personally rewarding position!

 

We currently have the following openings:

West Valley Activity Center:

Monday through Friday; Part-time

 

Starting rate of pay: $10.00 per hour

Responsibilities:

- Assist clients as they participate in sensory activities that stimulate and encourage movement.

- Help clients achieve individual goals.

- Train clients about daily living skills.

- Assist with feeding and providing personal hygiene including bathrooming.

 

Requirements:

- High school diploma or equivalent is required.

- Must be at least 18 years of age

- Able to communicate effectively in spoken and written English.

- Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds frequently and to stand and/or walk throughout the duration of the shift.

- Able to pass a drug screen and criminal background check

Select "Apply Now" below to submit an application/resume.  You may apply in person at 1275 W 2320 S, West Valley City, UT 84119. Select title for Support Staff.

 

Residential Trainer/Caregiver

Do you have a PASSION for HELPING PEOPLE? Do you want to be part of an amazing team of direct caregivers?  Come join us at The Work Activity Center and make a real difference in the lives of people with disabilities. 

We provide services day and night so pick the shift that works best for your schedule. Days, evenings, graveyards, weekends, full-time, part-time; you name it! We have shifts that meet your needs. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!

Through physical, recreational, and social activities, we help our clients develop life skills. We are seeking energetic, cheerful individuals to assist adults with developmental disabilities in all aspects of daily living.

This is a great opportunity for those looking for an evening or weekend job, or who want a schedule that fits in with school demands.  Starting pay is $10.00 per hour.

BENEFITS
- Health insurance
- Dental insurance
- Life insurance
- Paid time off
-Retirement matching
- Tuition Reimbursement - Residential care staff who are regularly scheduled to work 20 or more hours per week are eligible for up to $500 of tuition reimbursement per semester
-Paid training

Residential Trainers/Caregivers promote healthy lifestyles and support residents' daily activities in their homes by:
- Assisting with meal planning and preparation
- Teaching housekeeping skills
- Teaching personal resource management skills
- Assisting with shopping
- Encouraging community participation
- Engaging residents in physical and social activities
- Providing direct care and assisting with personal hygiene

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Applicants must be at least 18 years old.
Must have a valid Utah driver's license and a good driving record.
High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
Stable work history and record of excellent attendance and dependability.
Must be in good physical condition and able to stand for long periods, kneel, bend at the waist, and lift and carry at least 50 pounds
Able to pass a drug screen and criminal background check
NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED! Work Activity Center provides ongoing training to help you excel in your position.

Please select the "Apply Now" button below to submit an application or resume. If desired, you may apply in person at 1275 W 2320 S, West Valley City, UT 84119. Please select the Residential Trainer position on the application.

Recreation Specialist

ESSENTIAL DUTIES
- Develop and implement individualized physical activity programs
- Oversee the Exercise Specialist to ensure that the individual exercise programs are proceeding as intended and that participants are progressing in reaching their individual goals
- Use observable and measurable data to monitor and report on the progress of program participants related to various exercise and recreational programs
- Advise and direct support staff on safe use of exercise equipment and proper involvement in participants' recreational activities
- Design and maintain instructional documents related to proper leisure and recreational activities and routinely engage staff and participants in these activities
- Foster community inclusion to help participants have meaningful lives
- Assist in the planning, promotion, and coordination of participant-centered holiday parties and special events
 
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
- At least 21 years of age
- Ability to pass drug screening and criminal background check
- Valid Utah driver license and a good driving record (required to drive company vehicles)
- Ability to lift and carry at least 50 pounds
- 2-year degree or certificate of completion in recreational therapy, exercise science, or related field
- Minimum of 6 months of experience working or volunteering in recreational therapy, rehabilitation services, sports medicine, or a related field.
 
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
- Bachelor's degree in recreational therapy, exercise science, rehabilitation, occupational therapy, or related field
- Prior experience in event coordination or project management
- Prior experience providing direct care to adults or working with adults in the healthcare or human services field
 

SCHEDULE
The Recreation Specialist will normally work Monday through Friday from approximately 8 AM to 4 PM but needs to have the ability to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of program particpants.

Wage: $13.00 per hour

Select the "Apply Now" button below to submit an application and resume. May apply in person at 1275 W 2320 S, West Valley City, UT.  Please select Recreation Specialist as primary position.

Accounting Clerk

For over 50 years, the Work Activity Center has enriched the lives of people with disabilities by providing our participants with opportunities for increased independence and individual development. We are seeking a full-time accounting clerk who will track and maintain participants' personal budgets, assist participants with monitoring their finances, and process payments for accounts payable.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES
-Track and monitor participant income and expenditures in QuickBooks; produce monthly financial reports
-Reconcile participant bank accounts accurately and in a timely manner
-Receive and verify invoices for vendors, accurately post invoices, prepare accurate payments, and ensure invoices are paid by the payment due date.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
-Associates degree in accounting or related field with minimum of 1 year of accounting experience, or high school diploma and minimum of 3 years of accounting experience
-Ability to communicate fluently in both written and spoken English
-Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and QuickBooks
-Must be at least 21 years of age and have a valid Utah driver license

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
-Ability to proactively identify problems and resolve them in a timely manner
-Ability to use data analysis tools to identify trends and identify potential errors in expenditure tracking or usage
-Excellent time management and administrative skills - ability to work independently without close supervision
-Ability to work quickly and maintain composure while under pressure to meet deadlines
-Accounting experience in the non-profit sector

DISCLAIMER
This description is not intended to provide a comprehensive list of all job duties. Other duties may be assigned as needed in order to meet the business needs of the Work Activity Center.

Starting rate of pay: $14.00 per hour
SCHEDULE: 8 AM to 5 PM, Monday - Friday.

This is a full-time position with fringe benefits, including medical, dental, and life insurance, paid holidays, and paid time off.

HOW TO APPLY
Please complete the full application and be sure to include your resume and three work related references by selecting the "Apply Now" button below. Please include the job title: Accounting Clerk

Graveyard Residential Trainer

A great opportunity for students who attend school during the day and are looking for part or full-time work during the evening or on weekends. Starting pay is $10.00/hr along with tuition reimbursement.

At the Work Activity Center we serve adults with special needs by helping them develop life, social, and job skills.  Employees in our assisted living program who work 20 or more hours per week are eligible for tuition assistance, which offers up to $500 of tuition reimbursement per semester.  Come earn a well-deserved paycheck and join a company that does fulfilling work by helping others reach their potential.  

 
Residential Trainers promote healthy lifestyles and support participant's activities in their homes by:
o    Assisting with meal planning and preparation
o    Teaching housekeeping personal resource management skills
o    Engaging residents in physical and social activities in the community
o    Providing direct care and assisting with personal hygiene


REQUIRMENTS
•    High school diploma or GED
•    At least 18 years of age
•    Ability to lift and carry at least 50 pounds
•    Able to pass a drug screening and background check
 

Adult Community Residential Manager

The Work Activity Center is a non-profit service center committed to enriching the lives of people with disabilities. We provide individualized support to people with disabilities to reach personalized and meaningful goals through day activity programs, employment services, and residential supports.

We are seeking an Apartment Manager who has experience in the Human Services field supporting people in residential settings.  This is a great opportunity to positively impact the lives of the people we serve by helping to implement improvements and help maintain the quality of life of our residents. The Apartment Manager ensures that all aspects of the residential program are performed according to standard and that residents' physical, medical, and social needs are met. 

Schedule: Full-time; Afternoons, evenings, and weekends; the ability have a flexible schedule is required. This program is located near the Valley Fair Mall in West Valley City

Starting Salary: $34,320 per year

The Apartment Manager fulfills the following duties:

- Schedules employees work time.  Fills in employee's shifts as needed.

-Schedules and assures adherence to all daily routines and activities for individuals receiving services.

- Assists the Residential Coordinator in maintaining training for all employees.  Maintains own personal training.

- Develops and documents individuals programs for assigned individuals.  Assures all necessary paperwork including but not limited to data collection (programmatic and medication tracking), petty cash, fire drills, monthly safety check off list, and doctor visit reports are completed

-Ensures all medical and dental appointments and reviews are made and accompanies the individuals to the necessary appointments.

-Participates in and supervises other residential trainers to assist residents with food preparation, house-keeping, shopping, community inclusion, monitoring of health needs, personal hygiene and money management

- Attends meetings as needed including Annual meetings, Human Rights Committee, supervisor training meetings, etc.

-Creates a weekly housekeeping schedule. Assigns and oversees staff in cleaning apartment.

-Provides direct supervision for other employees working for the residents.

 

Requirements:   

- Bachelor’s degree related to human or social services.

-Two to five year’s related experience in the human services field. Education may be substituted on a two for one basis.

- At least 21 years of age

- Ability to communicate effectively in both written and spoken English

- Utah driver license and a good driving record

 

Preferred Requirements:

- Prior experience supervising a team of employees

-Experience working as an advocate or with parents of individuals with disabilities.

 

This is a full-time position with benefits, including paid time off, holiday pay, tuition reimbursement, and insurance benefits: medical, dental, and life. The ability to work a flexible schedule is required.

 

Apply online below by selecting the Apply Now button. You also may apply in person at 1275 W 2320 S, West Valley City, UT 84119. Be sure to include title in your application: Adult Community Residential Manager.

Development (Fundraising) Manager

The Work Activity Center provides opportunities for employment, independent living, and social interaction to adults with developmental disabilities. We are seeking an experienced Development Manager to lead our development strategies and fundraising efforts to secure the organization's present needs and future growth. Make a difference in the lives of others by utilizing your writing, marketing, and public relations skills by joining the Work Activity Center.

The selected candidate will work closely with the Executive Director to establish an overall development plan, identify revenue sources, develop and execute fund raising activities, write and report on grants, cultivate and maintain donor relationships, and assist with public relations for the Center. This is an exciting opportunity to help shape the strategic development plan for Work Activity Center's future. The chosen candidate will have demonstrated writing abilities, good decision-making skills, the ability to work independently, and a solid work history.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
- Bachelor's degree in communications, marketing, public relations, or related field
- Proven ability to secure funding through donations and/or grants
- Experience using the Microsoft Suite and donor tracking software to track and report on fundraising progress
- At least three years experience in the development field
- Valid Utah Driver License
- Clean driving record
- Ability to pass a drug screen and a criminal background check

STATUS: Full-time
SCHEDULE: 8 AM to 5 PM, Monday - Friday

This is a full-time position that includes paid holidays, paid time off, medical, dental, and life insurance, and a retirement plan.

Residential Apartment Lead

The Work Activity Center is a non-profit service center committed to enriching the lives of people with disabilities. We provide day activity programs and at-home care designed to promote independence and personal development.

An experienced lead is needed to assist in overseeing residential services for adults who have disabilities. This is a great opportunity to positively impact the lives of the people we serve. The Apartment Lead ensures that all aspects of the residential program are performed according to standard and that residents' physical, medical, and social needs are met. 

Schedule: Full-time; Afternoons, evenings, and weekends; Required to be on call at least two nights per week and as needed according to the schedule.

Starting Salary: $10.50 per hour

The Apartment Lead fulfills the following duties

-Teaches and trains individuals receiving services to do as much as they can for themselves.

-Creates weekly menus and completes grocery shopping in accordance with the menu.

- Indirectly supervises 5-7 employees in the assigned Residential section.

- Routinely trains staff members on data collection, menu planners, medication logs, and all other job requirements.

- Schedules and assures adherence to all daily routines and activities for individuals receiving services.

-Implements programs such as community and home based activities, money management including creating a list of needs and wants for the individuals receiving services, spend down shopping, and maintains petty cash fund.

Requirements:
- High school training/education and at least one year of higher education. Two to five years related experience in the human services field. Education may be substituted on a two for one basis.
- At least 21 years of age
- Ability to communicate effectively in both written and spoken English
- Utah driver license and a good driving record

Preferred Requirements:
- An associates or bachelor’s degree related to human or social services

- Prior experience supervising a team of employees

This is a full-time position with benefits, including paid time off, holiday pay, tuition reimbursement, and insurance benefits: medical, dental, and life. The ability to work a flexible schedule is required.

Apply online below by selecting the Apply Now button. You also may apply in person at 1275 W 2320 S, West Valley City, UT 84119. Be sure to include title in your application: Residential Apartment Lead.