Activity Assistant - Older Adult Services

LOCATION: 195 East San Fernando Street, San Jose 95112

Status: Non-Exempt; Part Time, non-benefitted


Key role of this position will be to provide support for programs offered to seniors at J23 and ENC.


1. Volunteer Component. Support with on-site volunteer development, maintenance, and coordination consistent with Center needs and contracts.

2. Programs and Activities Component. Development and coordination of programs, activities, and space scheduling consistent with contracted and Center identified needs

3. Community Partnerships Component. Support Center Director in developing and sustaining intergenerational and community partnerships

4. Data Maintenance. Collect and maintain contract-compliant data and reporting systems


1. Support organizational initiatives, goals and outcomes

2. Provide high quality customer service, care and quality learning experiences for seniors

3. Support in the implementation and development of appropriate learning environments to all seniors

4. Attend professional trainings offered through Catholic Charities

5. Learn and implement adaptive methods and strategies for working with all seniors

6. Work in a culturally and linguistically sensitive manner with families from diverse backgrounds

7. Plan and prepare materials/curriculum to ensure quality

8. Be able to work weekends and non-traditional hours

9. Provide input for program planning and development

10. Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned


* Excellent written and verbal communication

* High school graduate

* Must be a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident

* Must have valid TB screening

* Bilingual language capacity in Spanish/English or Vietnamese language a plus

* Computer literate

* Ability and willingness to multi-task within interactive environment

* Ability and wiliness to receive supervision and provide leadership for Title V and Volunteers