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Activities Assistant - Senior Living


Position
Summary:
We are seeking an individual with experience to assume the role of Activity Assistant. This person will be responsible for: Assisting in providing a diverse program of activities that enhances and meets the individual needs of the residents of our community, and that maximizes freedom of choice, independence, self-expression, and physical and cognitive abilities.

WESTliving is looking to fill this position with a person who possesses the following talents:

Focus - Ability to set goals and to use them every day to guide actions
Problem Solving - An ability to think things through with incomplete data
Creativity - An ability to break existing configurations in favor of more effective/appealing ones.
Stimulator - An ability to create enthusiasm and drama
Responsibility - A need to assume personal accountability for your work
Concept - An ability to develop a framework by which to make sense of things

In addition to the talents listed above WESTliving is looking to fill this position with a person who possesses the following:

Responsibilities
Assist with planning and implementing activities and programs for residents.
Promote program goals and objectives by assisting with promotional flyers, advertising in restaurant, event decorations and event photography.
Work with team members and interfacing departments to ensure programming runs as planned and best practices are achieved.
Assist with hosting events and programs as outlined in event orders or directed by Activity Manager.
Assist with proper record keeping and documentation relative to activities.
Ensure work areas and activity storage areas are safe, clean and orderly.
Follow community fire safety, hazardous material, and infection control practices.
Promptly report any unsafe conditions or equipment.
Greet residents, visitors, and team members courteously.
Promote resident rights, dignity, and confidentiality standards.

Skills
Service Orientation: empathy for the customer and team members, ability to build rapport
Communication: ability to listen, write, and speak effectively to convey information
Planning/Organizing: ability to implement projects and tasks within time frames
Teamwork: ability to work with others in a professional manner to achieve common goals
Attendance: ability to be punctual and work as scheduled
Knowledge
High School Diploma or GED required, A.A. is preferred
Computers and computer software: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
English language including spelling, composition and grammar
Please send your resume directly to the Activities Manager: email removed

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