Assistant Director of Operations –Day Services
Sandra Rivas joined On Lok in 2018 and currently is the Assistant Director of Operations overseeing day to day operations at 30th Street Senior Center and it’s programs. Sandra comes with over 13 years’ experience in seniors services, starting her career as a caregiver in an elderly care setting. Sandra has worked for both the for-profit and non-profit sector and has expertise in residential care settings for the elderly, care coordination, hospice and Alzheimer’s care, as well as cultural appropriate community programming and disease prevention.
Coming from a healthcare and social services background, Sandra has led multiple care teams, and lead residential care facilities through transition of operations and launch of new senior communities in San Francisco as well as the peninsula. Sandra’s transition to work in community based programming comes from her deep belief that seniors and adults with disabilities should be assisted with resources to keep them safe and healthy in their own communities with programs that promote access, inclusivity and independence.
Sandra is a San Francisco/ Bay Area native who grew up in Daly City in a Spanish speaking household. When not at work she enjoys spending time with her family, reading, attending cultural events and is a big fan of the San Francisco 49ers.