01 Feb
Activity Assistant for Assisted Living Community
Massachusetts, Western massachusetts 00000 Western massachusetts USA

Activity Assistant

Location: River Mills Assisted Living- Chicopee MA 01020

Hours: Full Time and Part Time

Job Description:

Leads assigned programs that are of interest and meaning to our residents in order to enhance their lives and exceed their active aging lifestyle expectations. Assists Activity Director in daily activities and duties. This position is responsible for assisting with and executing scheduled meaningful activities appropriate to the needs and interests of our memory care residents that will benefit their physical, mental, and social well-being. The right person will be responsible for escorting residents on some of the recreational outings.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The following essential functions are the fundamental job duties of the position to be completed with or without appropriate reasonable accommodation.

Leads assigned Activity programs

Offers adequate and diversified recreational activities to residents with sufficient supervision for each activity.

Engages and motivates residents resulting in program participation.

Informs residents of upcoming activities and maintains a current schedule of events on the bulletin board.

Greets new residents making a special effort to include and engage them in activities and introduce them to others in the community with similar interests and backgrounds.

Assists in planning parties and activities as well as decorating the community according to the season and/or holiday throughout the years as well as planning monthly birthday parties to honor residents.

May perform other duties as assigned.

Must practice and abide by all confidentiality policies.

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education or experience acceptable.

Able to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Physical Demands:

Physically able to move at least 50 lbs. without assistance.

Physically able to bend, reach, and work in small areas.

Physically able to push and pull equipment and furnishings.

Physically able to stand and to work on hands and knees for long periods of time.

Benefits:

Full time position offers a competitive benefit program to include Medical, Dental, Vision, Health FSA, Dependent Care FSA, Short-Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, Home and Auto Discount program, Vendor Discount Program, 401(k) with matching contribution, Accrued Vacation, Sick, and Personal time and Paid Holiday Benefit. Employee referral bonus, and resident referral bonus.


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