We are currently seeking for an Activities Staff Person with the right skill set to join our team. The activities department contributes to the broad spectrum of health care through treatment, education, and the provision of adapted recreational opportunities - all of which are instrumental to improving and maintaining physical, cognitive, emotional, and social functioning, preventing secondary health conditions, enhancing independent living skills and overall quality of life.
The basic characteristics of the schedule are as follows:
Variable Hours Schedule
Able to work weekends and holidays (if and as needed)
Must be computer proficient
A passion for working with the elderly, especially individuals with Alzheimer’s and Dementia.
Be organized, creative, upbeat and great at leading assistants and volunteers.
Ability to work with the elderly, especially individuals with Alzheimer’s and Dementia. .
Be able to communicate effectively and compassionately with seniors
Able to react to emergency situations appropriately when required.
Be an energetic individual with the creativity and enthusiasm needed to work with this population.
Excellent communication (oral and written), organizational and time management skills required.
Must possess outstanding customer service skills (friendly, good attitude and calm disposition) and the ability to interact and build relationship with older adults.
Work independently, be self motivated with multi-tasking abilities, and be detail oriented.
Must be dependable, responsible, and punctual.
Professional personal/dress required.
Must be able to clear level 2 background check (no criminal record), drug screening, and Tuberculosis testing.
Work directly with the residents of the assisted living and memory support unit under the direction of the activities director.
Assist the activities director with the therapeutic activities programming both for specific individuals and for groups.
Work with volunteers assisting with the activities under the direction of the activities director.
Assist residents with activities of daily living, when necessary.
Assist residents in the dining room and café with lunch, dinner, and snacks if needed, and time allows for it.
Attend regular off-site outings, when scheduled.
Implement the posted monthly activity calendar.
Obtain materials and conduct activities tailored to the needs of individual residents.
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Compensation: Based on experience. Please provide expected hourly wage.
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