The Salvation Army

Senior Center Attendant

Job Locations US-NY-Freeport
Job ID
2021-8452
Category
Community and Social Services
Compensation
Salary is $17.06/HR
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

The position as a Senior Center Attendant, will always be on hand to address the needs of the seniors and will be supervised by the Senior Center Director and Assistant Director.  Two attendants will be needed, one female and one male. Employee will work 25 hours a week, from 9am to 2pm. One 15-minute break – one in the morning and one in the afternoon.

Responsibilities

  • Proper attire is mandatory according to Board of Health and NCOFA rules and regulations.
  • Assist with taking reservations.
  • Primary duties are serving, cleaning, monitoring and aiding participants as well as making sure they are aware of and following the rules of the center.
  • Making sure participants are served in a friendly and courteous manner.
  • Back up kitchen staff when necessary.
  • Assist seniors with activities.
  • Monitor seniors going into the restroom and addressing hand washing when leaving. Attendant will make sure restrooms are clean as necessary.
  • Senior Center and restrooms are to be cleaned throughout the day.
  • After meals all tables will be washed down with a bleach and water solution and again at the end of the day along with sweeping and mopping the floor.
  • Attendant will serve coffee or tea.
  • Attendant will serve meals and plastic ware to seniors at lunchtime.
  • Staff is responsible to immediately communicate information concerning the seniors to the Senior Center Director/Assistant Director.
  • Attendant is responsible to Senior Center Director/Assistant Director and Commanding Officers to perform any additional assignments under their direction.
  • The Salvation Army has the right to modify, add to or delete to this job description.

 

DUE TO COVID-19 ADDITIONAL DUTIES WILL BE REQUIRED:

 

  • Attendant will wear appropriate PPE attire: protective covering for clothing, masks, and gloves.  PPE must always be worn when assisting seniors.
  • Attendant will make sure each senior is wearing an appropriate mask correctly and make sure hands are washed or a hand sanitizer is used.
  • Attendant is responsible to make sure seniors are appropriately social distancing.
  • Attendant is responsible to give each senior their box (Names will be on them) and assist when needed and make sure there is no sharing of anything!
  • Attendant must monitor seniors going in the restroom and address hand washing when leaving.
  • Attendant is the liaison between the participant and the Director and Assistant Director. It’s necessary that any or all their information or their family’s information regarding health or travel issues be relayed to your supervisors.
  • At the end of the day the senior center needs to be sanitized.

Qualifications

  • Must have a High School Diploma.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish is preferred.
  • Must have patience and be a team player.
  • Due to a soft opening, hours and days will be subject to the needs of the program.
  • A COVID-19 test is required before starting employment.

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