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.

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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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Carlton Senior Living Activities Assistant - Full-Time in Pleasant Hill, California

Job Summary: 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. We currently have an exciting opportunity for an Activity Assistant to join our team at the Carlton Senior Living. If you are a creative, energetic person, we want you to help enrich the lives of our residents. In this position, you will help plan, organize, and implement a comprehensive activities program; so creativity and sensitivity are key elements of this position, and may take precedence over previous experience. Essential Duties and responsibilities: Include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of the job. * Excellent verbal and written communication skills. * Ability to engage seniors and encourage participation. * Clean DMV record since you may be needed to provide transportation. * Ability to move/lift equipment and assist residents into and out of vehicles, as well as help with ambulation. * Scheduled flexibility is needed. * Computer literacy is necessary: MS Office Suite, flyers and newsletter publication, and some graphics knowledge. Safe Working Program: * Report any accidents, injuries or violations of company safety rules. * Meet all training requirements within the first 30 days of employment. * Follow standard precautions and practice all precautionary measures related to contagious disease and infections. * Wear appropriate clothing and shoes for your job. Work Environment: * The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. * Requires patience in working with Senior Residents in the range of 60-100 plus years of age. * The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. * At times, may be required to work outdoors. * May include exposure to dogs, cats or other pets. * While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, stand or kneel. * The employee may be asked to occasionally lift/move up to 50 pounds. Qualifications: * Communication Skills * Ability to communicate clearly and effectively. * Interact well with our Carlton Family – residents, family members, all staff members, future residents. * Reasoning Ability * Ability to apply common sense understanding and carry out written or oral instructions. * Education and Experience * High School diploma or general education degree (GED), or equivalent experience. * 1 year of experience running group activities is preferred, but not required * According to Title 22 requirements, employee must be at least eighteen (18) years of age. * Certificates, License, Registration * Current First Aid Certification (obtained through community) * DOJ and FBI fingerprint clearance must be completed prior to working in community (obtained through community) * Health screening and negative TB test, must be less than six (6) months old. (obtained through community)