1+ months

Student: Assistant

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Student: Assistant
Requisition Number SE01898
Department Name 3J5SE: Student Employment
Work Location Lexington, KY
On Campus/Off Campus Off Campus
Salary Range $15/hour
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Preferred Education/Experience
  • Experience working with people with special needs is a bonus, but not required.
Hours per Week

10 hours/week

Hours are from about 3:15 PM to 5:30 PM Monday thru Thursday.

Job Summary

You must be a current UK student to apply to this position.

Assist young adult with special needs (Down syndrome) in his outings in the community. Assist him in grocery shopping, visiting his favorite milkshake restaurants and visiting Gattitown and Malibu Jacks, as well as assisting him in possible volunteer activities at a nursing home.

Hours are from about 3:15 PM to 5:30 PM Monday thru Thursday.

Applicant would pick him up from his day program at around 3:15 in the afternoon. He would go home for a bit to possibly eat a snack. Then he would go on an outing in the community.
One day a week he would go to the grocery to purchase his food. Some days he would visit Gattitown or Malibu Jacks. He also likes to visit the mall for a walk and visit Chick Fil A in the food court. We are investigating a volunteer opportunity for him at a nursing home as well.

He is a friendly, outgoing young man and loves people. He responds best to positive, outgoing people.

Hourly rate is about $15/hour. Applicant is required to complete online training and a one day class.

Based on applicants schedule, we would consider someone who is available 2 -4 days during the week, and/or possibly one day on the weekend.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
  • Your own transportation
  • Patience
  • Reliability
  • A background check, drug test and application form will be required.
Deadline to Apply 02/13/2020
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Anticipated Start Date 01/27/2020


Posted: 2020-01-14 Expires: 2020-03-14

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