Program Assistant, Social Day Care—Part-Time, Skyview Day Club, Marin County

Under the supervision of the Lead Program Assistant, the Program Assistant is responsible for providing direct personal care to frail elderly clients and maintaining compliance for all licensing requirements under the State of California, Community Care Licensing Division Title 22. The Program Assistant understands and assists in meeting budget and services goals, understands the mission and objectives of Jewish Family and Children’s Services and works within the limitations of the Agency’s resources and performs all duties in compliance with agency standards.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Provide personal care assistance to maintain and increase the independence of the clients in performing activities of daily living (ADL’s).  This includes grooming, ambulating, toileting, transferring, feeding and assisting with serving meals;
  2. Assist with the preparation, service, and clean-up of snacks and meals.
  3. Provide behavioral support, companionship and reassurance to clients;
  4. Conduct small group activities and exercises;
  5. Assist Activity Director in implementing activity program and any set-up or clean-up;
  6. Provide assistance with inventory, maintenance and storage of equipment and supplies;
  7. Attend and participate in team meetings and in-service trainings;
  8. Fulfill reporting and documentation requirements of the job;
  9. Ensure a healthy, safe and clean facility at all times to prevent potential accident and injury of anyone on site;
  10. Assist with preparation of program space and daily clean up; sanitize program furniture, clean restrooms, sweep/vacuum floors, clean kitchen and food service areas.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • This position is very physical and requires lifting and/or transferring persons in excess of 100 pounds with frequent lifting and/or carrying 50 pounds; carrying, squatting, reaching, pushing and pulling.
  • Must be able to work effectively when surrounded by frail, older adults.
  • Exposure to low to moderate noise levels characteristic of working in an office environment.


  • High school graduate or equivalent; continued education preferable, particularly in a health-related field;
  • One year experience working with frail older adults or in a health care setting; and
  • Basic understanding of the role of a personal care attendant caring for older adults.
  • Must successfully pass a criminal background investigation and when applicable, submit to the monthly exclusion verification as required by the OIG.
  • Demonstrated interest in working with older individuals, persons with disabilities, and dementia;
  • Must have a current CPR and First Aid certification.
  • Must be 18 years and older.


This is a part-time, hourly position without benefits. Competitive compensation will depend on experience and proficiency level.

Application Process

Please submit cover letter and resume to [email protected] with Program Assistant in your subject line.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities, women, veterans, and disabled individuals. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status. JFCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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