Program Assistant, Daytime Float-Adult Day Services (ADS)

Job Summary:  This position supports clients involved in MORA Adult Day Services as well as MORA Residential clients who do not attend day programming outside of the home. Responsible for the daily well-being, safety and needs of the clients he/she supports Ensure adequate supervision of clients; assist with household maintenance and housekeeping.

Mount Olivet Rolling Acres – MORA – is a diverse and inclusive nonprofit has supported adults, seniors and children with developmental disabilities, behavioral health needs as well as age-related and chronic medical conditions for over 50 years in the Twin Cities metro.

An array of services: Adult Day Services, Contracted Case Management, Community Supports, over 30 Residential Homes, Respite, Therapeutic Recreation, Training for Guardians & Families, and a unique therapeutic Summer Camp for Youth with Autism. Our Metro Crisis Coordination Program (MCCP) offers a safety net of crucial and cost-effective services for adults and children.

Pay: $14.50-$21.50; $1500 bonus for full time or $750 for part time paid out over one year.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Facilitates group and individual activity involvement for clients
  • Facilitates community outings for clients
  • Accompanies clients to medical appointments when needed
  • Assists clients with activities of daily living, personal care, and behavior support needs
  • Ensures adequate supervision of clients
  • Participates in the interdisciplinary team process: assists with developing and implementing Care Plans, goals and Individual Abuse Prevention Plans
  • Completes both electronic and handwritten documentation of client involvement, progress toward goals and healthcare concerns and other necessary information accurately and in a timely fashion
  • Assists with daily facility maintenance and housekeeping
  • Works in diverse locations and leadership
  • Works shifts as assigned by the Staff Scheduler or Program Director – ADS
  • ADS: Transports clients by minibus or minivan to and from the program location
  • ADS: Provides assistance to clients while they are entering and exiting the vehicle. This may include securing wheelchairs.
  • ADS: Operates program vehicles in a safe and efficient manner and complies with all traffic and safety regulations.
  • ADS: Conducts pre/post trip inspections of the vehicles at the beginning and end of shift to ensure sound operating conditions (ex. Checking lights, tires, mirrors, fuel and oil levels, body damage, etc.)
  • ADS: Immediately reports any delays, accidents, hazards, maintenance requirements, vehicle deficiencies or any other unusual occurrences to the supervisor.
  • Communicates effectively with others at work verbally and in writing, using the primary spoken language of clients in the program
  • Administers medications without errors
  • Demonstrates mastery of basic computer skills
  • Reads and follows company policies and procedures
  • Attends, completes, and maintains current mandatory training requirements
  • Attends, completes, and maintains additional training in medication administration, skill development and positive supports
  • Works harmoniously with and shows respect for employees, supervisors, vendors and clients
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Three years or more of experience working with people with Intellectual/ Developmental Disabilities.
  • Completion of post-secondary education program in a human services field
  • Must be able to successfully complete company’s basic job skills assessments
  • Must have a current, valid Minnesota driver’s license
  • Must be willing to submit to an annual check of driving record
  • Must have an acceptable driving record per company policy
  • Must pass Department of Human Services background check and maintain “qualified” status
  • Must not be excluded from working in government health programs by the Office of Inspector  
  • Must hold or be able to obtain CPR certification upon employment
  • Must pass Medication Administration Certification
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be granted a medical or religious exemption by Mount Olivet Rolling Acres.

Benefits: Full time employees receive a comprehensive and competitive benefit package, including:

  • Medical insurance with company sponsored health reimbursement account and health savings account
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance; employee, spouse and children’s coverage options
  • Long-term disability and short-term disability
  • Flexible spending; medical and dependent care
  • 403b retirement plans that match after 1 years of employment
  • Paid time off up to three weeks annually which increases after the first year of employment
  • Opportunity for usage of our private vacation property west of Duluth (McGregor, MN)
  • Awards for outstanding employee performance and promotion opportunities
  • Generous tuition reimbursement and scholarship opportunities!
  • Many opportunities for advancement. Mount Olivet Rolling Acres promotes from within

Cherishing the big-hearted heritage of our beginnings, we actively advocate for equity and inclusion for the individuals we serve and for our employees. Healthy. Happy. Human. Join us. MORAcares.org/careers/

Mount Olivet Rolling Acres is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer

Share this:
Skip to content