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Senior Day Care Helper

The Putnam County Office for Senior Resources is seeking candidates for the title of Senior Day Care Helper to work with senior citizens in the County's Senior Centers!

Senior Day Care Helpers work great hours, Monday through Friday, 9am to 2pm. You will not be asked to work evenings, weekends or holidays. Great hours for stay-at-home parents and college students, especially those interested in nursing!

Please read below for further information. Apply now to explore these opportunities!

Duties include providing both social and physical aide services to elderly clients. Support services performed by incumbents of this position are essential to enabling senior citizens to remain at home and avoid institutionalization. Work may take place at a variety of locations throughout the County. Incumbents of this position do not perform home visits. Performs related work as required.


  • Engages in a variety of activities in support of Office for Senior Resources programs for the health, safety and enjoyment of the elderly;
  • Promotes mental alertness through conversation and participation in occupational activities with clients;
  • Serves meals and snacks, and assists clients with eating;
  • Assists clients with toileting, and a variety of personal care activities;
  • Distributes and relates information about resources and services available in the community;
  • Assists in obtaining services for senior citizens on an individual basis;
  • Performs a variety of related activities as required.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Access to transportation is required to perform field work responsibilities in a timely and efficient manner.


JOB TYPE: Part-Time, 25 hours/week, Monday-Friday

SALARY: $21,456 per year


  • Dental insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance



Applications and resumes may be submitted to the Putnam County Personnel Department by mail or email:

Putnam County Personnel Department

110 Old Route 6, Bldg 3

Carmel NY, 10512




in Putnam County Office for Senior Resources
Putnam County Jobs
Start date: As soon as possible
Reference: PC Day Care Helper PT
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Additional Information:

Putnam County Office Building

40 Gleneida Avenue
Carmel, New York 10512

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