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Activities Assistant 

Category Activities  
Description

At Priority Life Care (PLC), we provide you the opportunity to use your talents in a progressive, growing organization that makes a positive difference in the lives of the seniors we serve. If you are seeking an organization that gives back, you'll love working here. Ready to make a difference? Meadow Mills is currently hiring Part-time Activities Assistants for their Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Hamden, CT.

The Activities Assistant will be responsible for assisting in coordinating, developing, and maintaining quality activity programs providing opportunities for residents to engage in meaningful social and diversified activities.

We are currently hiring for the following shift:

12:00pm - 8:00pm one day a week

9:00am - 4:30pm every other weekend

Occassional holidays as needed

Your responsibilities:

Participates in the program planning process, led by the Activities Director

Assures that all activity procedures are followed in accordance with established policies

Carries out planned activity program (s) based on Activity Director's assessment

Explains principles, techniques, and safety procedures for organized on-site activities to participants and demonstrates use of materials and equipment

Observes, analyzes, and records residents' participation, assessments, reactions, and progress during activity sessions

Plans special events for residents, such as birthdays, anniversaries, etc

Makes suggestions for new and varied activities to Activity Director and provides residents with the opportunity for self-expression and choices

Promotes self-esteem and social interaction of all residents and encourages participation and involvement in activities

Assists residents with personal correspondence

Orders needed supplies (i.e. art and craft supplies, party supplies, etc.) and tracks inventory

Provides bedside activities and follow-up for residents unable to attend regularly scheduled activities

Identifies and provides adaptive devices for residents with sensory deficits (i.e., large-print books, tape recorders)

Updates calendars and, under the supervision of the Activity Director, prepares a monthly activity calendar, distributes activities schedule to residents and posts for easy reference by residents

Begins activities on time and does not cancel groups unless Activity Director provides prior approval

Prepares materials and supplies needed for daily programs

Attends resident and family council meetings when invited

Reports all concerns and/or complaints made by a resident or their family members to the Activity Director or Administrator

Assists with departmental housekeeping duties, including, but not limited to cleaning activity room, properly putting away supplies at the end of each day, maintaining activity carts, and assisting Activity Director with other specialty rooms

Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent preferred; previous experience in conducting activities with adults.

Must pass a background screening

 
Position Requirements

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE an equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be

considered.

• High School Diploma or equivalent; minimum of 1 years of experience conducting activities; or an equivalent

combination of education and experience

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Shift -not applicable-  
Position Activities Assistant  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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