Caregiver / Day Program, On-Call

South Santa Barbara County
Part Time
Friendship Center

Want a feel-good job with a great purpose?

Friendship Center is Hiring a Program Specialist!
Compensation: Hourly, $19-$20.50/hr.
Employment type: On Call
Non-profit organization: Friendship Center Adult Day Services
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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.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $18.00 – $20.00 per hour


Position will be on call, with the potential for additional hours in the future. On call positions must be available from 12pm – 4:30pm; however, hours typically 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
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