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Activity Assistant

Company: Arbors at Chicopee
Location: Chicopee
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionThe Arbors at Chicopee Assisted Living is currently hiring a part-time Activities Assistant.Hours would be: Every other weekend (Sat & Sun) 10a-6p. Also a few evenings during the week from 6pm-8pm.The ideal candidate would be patient, kind, caring, have basic knowledge of dementia and have the desire to enrich the lives of seniors. The Activity Assistant will assist in the implementation of a social/recreational program for residents in our Traditional assisted living community. Activities include but are not limited to: spiritual, educational, intellectual, sensory motor, cognitive, social, and health/wellness. The Activity Assistant would also drive the van on various trips and excursions.Benefits

  • PTO
  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Health Care FSA
  • Dependent Care FSA
  • Paid Holidays/Floating Holiday
  • Pet Health Insurance Programs
  • Employee Assistance Plans
  • Retirement Account Assistance
  • Employee Appreciation ProgramsResponsibilities:
    • Under the direction of the Activity Director, continuously assess resident participation and engagement in activities and reports findings to the Director
    • Engages, encourages, motivates, and escorts residents to planned activities
    • Implement programs that include spiritual, educational, intellectual, sensory motor, cognitive, social, health/wellness arts and crafts, music, exercise, games, and lectures
    • Provide assistance to residents needing additional support during specific activities in a respectful dignified manner
    • Provide 1:1 "well/social" visits to residents who prefer to stay in their apartment or prefer not to join large groups, but enjoy coming out to the common areas
    • Meet Registry of Motor Vehicle requirements as an approved driverRequirements:
      • Associates Degree Preferred or experience equivalent.
      • Must have 1 year experience (paid or volunteer) working with elders in home care, assisted living or skilled nursing facilities We are an equal opportunity employer and prohibit discrimination/harassment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Keywords: Arbors at Chicopee, Chicopee , Activity Assistant, Other , Chicopee, Massachusetts

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