Program/Activity Assistant, Presence Saint Joseph Community Living, Freeport:
Presence Health

Presence Health
Freeport Illinois

Requisition ID: 45436

Location: PLC St Joseph Community Lvg

Location Address:
659 East Jefferson Street, Freeport, IL  61032 United States (US)


Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 25
Employment Status: Part-time 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Rotating



The Program/Activity Assistant supports the Community Living Facility Director to plan, organize, develop, and implement the overall operations of the Community Living Facility in accordance with current federal, state and local standards.  Responds to the interests of the Comnmunity Living Facility clients and enhances their physical, mental, social and psychological well-being and be presented in a manner which embodies the mission and core values of Presence Health.



  1. Supports in the development and maintenance of the Community Living Facility calendar; demonstrates flexibility in scheduling and duties to cover all site assigned tasks
  2. Conducts activities that include clients at all levels of care. Provides assistance and monitors clients during activities and trips, as needed.
  3. Drives bus and/or van to transport clients and attend outings
  4. Contributes in facility planning and program development relating the recreational needs of the residents.
  5. Provides feedback to department director to assure equipment and supplies needed are available and in good working order.


This represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Duties of the Progam/Activity Assistant vary in nature and may include tasks  of light housekeeping, dietary prep and clean up, out-trips, and transporting clients.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Education and/or Experience                                                              

High School diploma or equivalent is required.

Current IL DSP certification, in good standing, is required

Valid Driver's License is required.

Prior experience in working with the elderly preferred.

Business Unit: PLC Senior Services
Department Name: Activities CLF

Basic Qualifications