Activities Assistant

All American Assisted Living At Warwick Warwick , RI 02886

Posted 2 months ago

Currently hiring for weekends.

Summary:
Currently is looking for a Full time or part time activities assistant

Assist with programs and activities to provide life-enriching events for Residents and the community. Strengthen community involvement through promotion of volunteerism among members of the community and Residents.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist with planning and implementation of activities in the following categories: physical (exercise), social, recreational, intellectual/educational, creative, entertainment, religious, service/volunteering and special requests of the Residents.

  • Help to organize and facilitate a committee of Residents and community members to work on issues of planning for activities and volunteer needs.

  • Facilitate socialization among Residents.

  • Invite and/or remind Residents to participate in planned activities.

  • Promote activities in a way that piques Residents' interest.

  • Chaperone activities outside of the facility.

  • Conduct/lead activities as needed.

  • Assist to train, support and instruct other staff members to conduct activities.

  • Help to complete the activity assessment for each Resident within one week after move in. Update annually.

  • Provide input for the Resident assistance plan and volunteer plan.

  • Help to plan, coordinate and help implement decoration of the facility for special events, seasons and holidays.

  • Identify and requisition needed supplies for planned activities.

  • Coordinate food needs with the Kitchen for scheduled activities.

  • Assist with planning and implement marketing events that promote the facility to potential Residents.

  • Assist with development of a monthly newsletter.

  • Help maintain a schedule for the company vehicle.

  • Help maintain a schedule for use of the common areas.

  • Help to arrange transportation for activity outings and regularly scheduled group trips.

  • Drive the company vehicle for Resident activities and appointments.

  • Assist in serving meals and bussing tables during and after mealtimes, as needed.

  • Identify areas within the facility or activity program that could benefit from the support of volunteers.

  • Identify and contact local organizations that could benefit from the talents of the Residents.

  • Carry out other duties as assigned by Supervisor to ensure smooth operation of the program and to meet Residents' needs.

Qualifications:

Associate degree in recreational therapy or similar degree preferred.

Valid Driver License

Experience in activity planning with Alzheimer/Dementia Residents preferred.

Experience and interest in working with older adults.

Evidence of creativity.

Demonstration of organizational skills.

Mature, pleasant, friendly and cheerful personality.

I have read and understand the responsibilities of this position. I possess the qualifications indicated and am able to carry out the identified responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.


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Activities Assistant

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