Activities Assistant

A Retirement Community, offering independent living residences, is seeking a part-time  Activities Assistant.


The Health Center Community Life Services Assistant is responsible for assisting with the overall planning and implementation of a varied activity program designed to meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of Health Center residents.

Essential Duties

1. Assists with planning, coordinating activities: reality orientation, current events, discussion groups, sensory stimulation, cultural activities, religious services, special entertainment, outside trips, special events, and on-to-one visits, as indicated.
2. Assists with preparing and distributing the monthly calendar and newsletter.
3. Assists with purchasing supplies for activities as needed.
4. Distributes mail daily to residents.
5. Performs and directs the movement of residents to and from recreational areas.
6. Announces scheduled activities at least fifteen minutes prior to the activity.
7. Directs volunteer activities, enlists their support and coordinates their efforts, provides training and supervision of volunteers.
8. Maintains accurate documentation of resident’s activity attendance.
9. Plans and coordinates activities in the absence of the CLS Coordinator.
10. Assists with resident assessments when directed by CLS Coordinator.
11. Assists with staff trainings when directed by CLS Coordinator or Administrator.

Other Duties
1. Attends in-service training and education sessions, as assigned.
2. Performs specific work duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.

High school diploma required. One year experience in a social or recreational program in a licensed health care setting preferred. Background in music, art, drama, and dance therapy preferred.
Pay:  $15/hour

Schedule:   Hours vary

Job ID: #10125 AA







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