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Activities Assistant

Autumn House East
Job Description
Working with other members of the interdepartmental team to ensure all resident needs are met.
Job Duties: The following duties are considered essential to the job. Qualified individuals must have the ability, with or without reasonable accommodation, to perform the following duties:
  • Plans, organizes and implements daily calendar activities, with assistance and feedback from residents, to provide for a structured therapeutic environment.
  • Communicates with staff members regarding resident needs and coordinates efforts to improve programs while minimizing problematic situations.
  • Adheres to all facility and governmental regulations documenting attendance, progress and all pertinent information. Maintains accurate records of activity participation, hydration, etc., utilizing the appropriate forms. Completes activity assessments for residents as needed.
  • Develops base knowledge about each resident. From this knowledge: plans, schedules and implements group activities with residents as appropriate.
  • Assists in maintaining proper utilization of volunteer services.
  • Arranges and takes residents to various outings out in the community.
  • Assists with basic care needs of residents as needed, including, but not limited to, serving meals hydration needs, and transportation of residents and general housekeeping/organization of activity areas.
  • Maintains necessary supplies for activities and informs TR Director of departmental needs.
  • Works a flexible schedule in order to meet the needs of the activities department.
Job Requirements
Education & Knowledge Requirements - Specific education, certification, and licensure:
High School Diploma or equivalent
Valid Driver’s License
Preferred Job-Related Experience/Abilities/Education:
Two(2) years’ experience planning/organizing activity programs
One(1) year demonstrated knowledge of the methods and techniques of motivating the elderly
Benefits
Paid Time Off
401k plan
Contact Information