Caregiver - Adult Disability Services

$15.00 per hour, Full-time position working 30 - 37.5 hours per week

The hours of operation for our center are 7:00 am to 5:30 pm but workday may start at 6:45 am

Easterseals Florida is seeking a dynamic and compassionate individual to work as an Activities and Care Specialist in our Gainesville adult day health care center, which serves adults with disabilities, dementia related disorders or other memory impairment conditions. The ideal candidate is someone who enjoys being an early bird, loves to cook, and has a passion for caring for individuals with disabilities.

Easterseals Florida has been rated a 2020, 2021, and 2022 Great Place to Work by our employees! We provide services daily that are leading the way to 100% equity, inclusion and access for people living with disabilities, families and communities. Working at Easterseals is more than just a job - it's an opportunity to be part of something bigger! If you want to translate your talent, your passion, and your commitment to help people with disabilities, families and the community, you might be exactly what we are looking for.

A snapshot of what you'll do:

  • Provide a safe, stimulating, and fun-filled day
  • Provide quality recreational, therapeutic, social, and informative activities
  • Promote constructive leisure time
  • Motivate clients and promote client interaction
  • Provide personal care to clients
  • Cook meals and take part in center opening procedures

What we offer:

  • Live and on demand Professional Development opportunities (Internal and external)
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Plans
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, Sick, and Personal Time
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Several Supplemental Insurance Policies
  • 403B Savings Plan
  • Work Life Balance with Work from Home Opportunities
  • The Opportunity to Make a Difference in the Community and the Organization


  • Minimum of a high school diploma or GED
  • At least one year of experience providing care to persons with disabilities, dementia or other memory related disorders
  • Current CPR/First Aid Certification
  • Ability to work flexible hours when needed to meet the needs of the program
  • A friendly demeanor that projects positivity towards families, coworkers, and visitors
  • Someone who enjoys starting the work day early to help individuals with disabilities

Easterseals Florida is an AA/EEO employer and Drug Free Workplace (DFWP) (including medical marijuana).