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Caregiver / Program Aid

Outreach and Community Engagement

The Organization

For the last 125 years, the mission of Neighborhood House has been to enrich, empower, and educate children and adults through quality affordable day care and support services. Our adult services represent well-established, quality, affordable day care program for aging and disabled adults 18 years and older. Neighborhood House is unique in the greater Salt Lake area, because of its longstanding history as well as quality programming that features intergenerational activities, gardening, and recreational interventions developed by a certified recreational therapist. Our vision is for quality care and equal access for all families who need this support.

 The Position

The full or part-time position for Caregiver involves working with aging and disabled adults in a fun, familial, recreational therapy environment. The candidate will lead or assist in on and off-site daily activities with clients, relating to all adult clients in a positive manner, regardless of age or functional ability. The candidate will take a primary role in bus transport, serving meals, preparing and taking down activities, and supporting clients with individual care needs while at the center. To enhance effective function of the whole care team, the candidate should be highly responsible and collaborate easily with others. Preferred candidates should have initiative, evidenced by a willingness to assist with client needs or group activities as needed and without prompting.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain consistent interaction with aging and disabled adults, encouraging client engagement in all activities.
  • Assist in serving / clearing two small snacks and lunch daily.
  • Transport clients to/ from facility, and on outings when needed, by driving a van or small bus (no special permit needed).
  • Clean and sanitize activity areas between groups of clients.
  • On rotating basis, lead calendared activities as scheduled, including intergenerational activities.
  • Create and maintain good working relationship with assigned clients.
  • Assist clients with ambulation if needed, including on & off vans and in transition between activities.
  • Maintain compliance with ADS Policies and Procedures, as well as policies in the Neighborhood House Employee Manual.
  • Assist clients with toileting, personal hygiene, dressing, feeding, and other ADL’s as needed for all clients.
  • Assist with set up and clean-up of materials used for daily activities.
  • Attend mandatory in-service training, monthly from 6-8 pm, as scheduled on ADS calendar (FLEX scheduling applies).
  • Maintain professional appearance and adherence to dress code.
  • Be dependable and punctual in reporting for work.
  • Represent professionalism, and maturity
  • Always maintain confidentiality, comply with HIPPA Laws
  • Ensure client safety and promote engagement.
  • Other duties assigned

Position Requirements

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Able to physically assist clients with personal care and other activities of daily living as needed
  • Able to lift 50 lbs. minimum
  • Background screening through Utah Department of Human Services, Office of Licensing
  • Drug screening at point of hire and randomly thereafter
  • Salt Lake County Food Handlers Permit
  • First Aid/ CPR Certificate
  • TB Screening approval
  • Satisfactory drug screening (conducted at point of hire and randomly thereafter)
  • Valid Utah Driver’s License

The Benefits

Compensation includes an hourly wage from $16/hour DOE, plus health, vision & dental insurance, access to 401(k) savings plan, free childcare, and free lunch daily.

How to Apply:  Candidates who match the above requirements can apply here, through our website at, by emailing your resume to, or going to the following link:

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-time

Education Level : Skills-Based Evaluation/No Degree Requirement

Experience Level : Entry Level

Organization Mission : The mission of Neighborhood House is to enrich, empower, and educate children and adults through quality, affordable preschool programs, day care services, and comprehensive support services. Our vision is for all to receive access to the resources and opportunities they need to create successful, happy and healthy families.

DEI/Nondiscrimination Statement : Neighborhood House acknowledges the ongoing injustices perpetrated by systemic racism that go back hundreds of years in our country and all across the world. As an organization we are committed to building an anti-racist equitable society. Racism and hate have no place here. Neighborhood House will continue to actively fight racism through the power of education, inclusion, access to resources, and community building, while constantly self-examining in order to be better and do better. This organization is committed to creating a safe space for all to be able to express feelings, feel seen and valued, and work toward justice.

Job Location : 1050 W 500 S, Salt Lake, UT 84104

Work Model : On-site

Compensation Type : Hourly

Job Status : Nonexempt

Benefits Offered : Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off

Pay Range : $16 - $19 / Hour

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