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Adult Day Program Aides

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Adult Day Program Aides

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Vista Hill is all about serving people. As a dynamic community-based organization, we develop and maintain a diverse array of quality services and programs throughout San Diego County. Our programs range from brief early intervention and preventive work with youth experiencing challenges, to treatment with school age kids, to long-term special education and training for individuals with developmental disabilities. We can be found assisting families in very difficult situations in many of our communities large and small, rural and suburban. You will see our caring staff working with challenging populations that most other agencies shy away from in areas that are conveniently located to the people we serve.

At Vista Hill we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles. Vista Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


The Stein Adult Day Programs serve individuals that have developmental disabilities to teach them basic life skills by supervising them on daily "outings" and activities. The work environment is challenging but rewarding. We are a caring organization with room for advancement. We have Adult Day Programs in Chula Vista, La Mesa, Kearny Mesa and San Diego. We are currently hiring at the Chula Vista, La Mesa and Kearny Mesa locations.


The Adult Day Program Aide is responsible for the delivery of direct services of consumers and staff of the Adult Education Program. The Adult Day Program Aide assists clients in building basic living skills through community-based activities, such as using public transportation, making purchases and working at a vocational site. Key duties include:

  • Responsible for implementation of behavioral programs.
  • Responsible for implementation of instructional programs.
  • Responsible for implementing assigned consumer schedules daily.
  • Responsible for maintaining consumer program books.
  • Responsible for completion of maintenance duties.
  • Responsible for assisting clients with various disabilities with their toileting needs.
  • Responsible for completion of consumer/program paperwork.
  • Responsible for job coaching duties.


  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be able to speak, read and write in English
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check, TB and drug test and COVID vaccine requirements.
  • This job is very physical in nature - applicants must be able to move quickly, bend, reach, push, pull, and lift up to 40lbs unassisted.
  • Driver's License with 2 years clean record a big help!


Work hours are Mon-Fri (Mon/Wed/Fri from 8AM - 2PM) (Tue/Thu 8AM-3:15PM) a total of 32.5 hours per week.


Position starts at $16.30 per hour

Please note - applicants with directly related experience and/or education may begin at a higher rate of pay.

Current Vista Hill employees in this job title for 2023 are paid $16.30 - $21.00 per hour.


Employees working over 30 hours a week receive employer-paid benefits, including medical, dental, vision, paid time off (vacation and sick leave), paid holidays, employer-paid retirement contribution and clinical supervision (if applicable). Some programs qualify for student loan forgiveness programs.

Employees who work less than 30 hours a week do not qualify for healthcare benefits.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: From $16.30 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • California Driver's License (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

  • Health insurance

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