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Please send a completed application (found below), cover letter, resume, professional references and any additional supporting documentation to:

Catherine James
Chief Executive Officer Alzheimer's Association, Central New York Chapter
441 W. Kirkpatrick St.
Syracuse, NY 13204

You may also email these documents to cny-info@alz.org as Microsoft Word or PDF attachments only.

The Chapter is an equal opportunity employer. PLEASE no phone calls!

Downloadable Employment Application [Word Document]

Chapter Employment Opportunities
Current Job Openings

Program Aide (Syracuse)

Program Aide

The Kirkpatrick Day Program is currently hiring program aides for one part-time (20 hours/week) position, as well as on-call substitute program aides (hours as needed).

The Program Aide ensures the participants' safety, comfort, and well-being during the course of each day program visit.

  • Assist in the development and implementation of a daily program designed to enhance the social and functional abilities of each participant. Leads or assists in activities scheduled for the day.

  • Provide personal care assistance as needed by participants, including toileting assistance. Adhere to universal precautions.

  • Assist with meal/snack preparation as assigned. Adherence to food preparation safe work practices as defined by sanitation codes.

  • Provide support and treat each participant with dignity in order to maintain a caring and respectful atmosphere in the day program

  • Keep supervisor well informed of any change in participants or concerns regarding the program.

  • Attendance at staff meetings and other trainings as deemed appropriate by supervisor.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements: A positive attitude toward working with a population of those with dementia and a genuine desire to provide a caring, safe environment for them. High school diploma or equivalent. Must consent to a background check.



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