Peoria Park District
  • 02-Nov-2022 to Until Filled (CST)
  • HISRA
  • Peoria, IL, USA
  • 13 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

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Do you have an interest in working for the Heart of Illinois Special Recreation Association (HISRA) as a Program Aide for the FOCUS Adult Day Program? Apply online today. Pay rate: $13.00 per hour.

The Heart of Illinois Special Recreation Association (HISRA) is a cooperative effort of the Peoria, Morton, Chillicothe, and Washington Park Districts. Its mission is to provide quality recreation programs and services to individuals with disabilities and special needs. HISRA has several openings for responsible and caring individuals. HISRA's FOCUS group is an adult day program for individuals 18+. They spend their days cooking, volunteering, socializing with friends, and exploring the community.

  • Assist FOCUS Program Leader with implementation and supervision of planned activities.
  • Plan, implement, and evaluate meaningful recreation activities for adults with various abilities.
  • Modify and adapt programs and equipment to meet the needs of all participants.
  • Assist verbally or physically to provide inclusion for participants.
  • Possess the physical ability to safely perform lifts and transfers for adults with disabilities.
  • Perform any personal care and documentation to participants who may need assistance (diet, mobility, bathroom).
  • Enforce safety guidelines and procedures before, during, and after activities; document as needed.
  • Establish excellent rapport with participants, parents/guardians, and co-workers; communicate effectively with those groups and the public.

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