Student Veterans of America Jobs

Welcome to SVA’s jobs portal, your one-stop shop for finding the most up to date source of employment opportunities. We have partnered with the National Labor Exchange to provide you this information. You may be looking for part-time employment to supplement your income while you are in school. You might be looking for an internship to add experience to your resume. And you may be completing your training ready to start a new career. This site has all of those types of jobs.

Here are a few things you should know:
  • This site is mobile friendly. You do not need a log-in or password to access information.
  • Jobs on this site are original and unduplicated and come from three sources: the Federal government, state workforce agency job banks, and corporate career websites. All jobs are vetted to ensure there are no scams, training schemes, or phishing.
  • The site is refreshed daily to remove out-of-date content.
  • The newest jobs are listed first, so use the search features to match your interests. You can look for jobs in a specific geographical location, by title or keyword, or you can use the military crosswalk. You may want to do something different from your military career, but you undoubtedly have skills from that occupation that match to a civilian job.
Mobile Logo

Job Information

Modesto Post Acute Center Activity Assistant in Modesto, California

This position is for on-call only. We are requesting full availability from 5/26/22 - 6/24/22


The purpose of your job position is to assist in the planning and implementation of activities as they meet the needs of the resident care plans in accordance with current federal, state and local standards that govern the facility, and as directed by the Director of Activities.

The Activity Assistant will treat each resident fairly, kindly, and show them dignity and respect. They will knock on the resident’s door before entering. They will greet them upon entering their room. They will refer to each resident by their name. They will communicate clearly, empathetically, and effectively when speaking to residents, family members, visitors, all staff and governmental agencies. They will work cooperatively with all departments and multidisciplinary teams. They will demonstrate patience, initiative and willingness to assist residents that may be difficult or in discomfort. They will relate all pertinent information concerning a resident’s condition to a charge nurse as required. They will be committed to always doing the right thing.


  • Planning, organizing and conducting activities for the facility

  • Involving residents and family members in the planning whenever possible

  • Arranging transportation for field trips when necessary

  • Ensuring all charted activity progress notes are descriptive and detailed

  • Coordinating activities with other departments and working collaboratively with all staff

  • Following Infection and Control policies and Safety and Sanitation procedures

  • Reporting any occupational exposures to blood, body fluids, or other hazardous materials to a supervisor immediately

  • Protecting each residents file and data with confidentially per HIPAA standards

  • Abiding with all facility policies and procedures including not disclosing user ID codes and passwords

Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, it in no way states or implies these are the only duties you will be required to perform as directed by management. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is an essential function of the position.


Education / Licensure

High school diploma or GED

Qualifications / Experience

Minimum of 6 months experience in skilled nursing preferred

Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language

Must be able to follow directions

Working Conditions

May encounter frequent interruptions

May be involved with residents, family and government agencies

May be requested to work beyond scheduled working hours at times

May be exposed to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including TB and the AIDS and Hepatitis B viruses

Physical Requirements

Must be able to move intermittently throughout the day

Repetitive hand motion

Must be able to push, pull, move and or lift up to 25 lbs. to a minimum height of 5 feet and be able to push, pull, move, and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of 15 feet

Ability to read fine print

Per California state mandate, the Covid 19 vaccine is required for this position.