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Activities Assistant - Part-time

Company: Maplewood at Southport LLC
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Job Description:

Activities Assistant - Part-Time

Maplewood Senior Living, an innovative, forward-thinking senior living provider, strives to inspire our associates to learn, develop, and succeed. As we continue to grow, we are seeking devoted and caring Activities Assistants to become part of our family.

Maplewood at Southport is hiring Part Time & Per Diem Activities Assistants. The ideal candidate will have schedule flexibility and available to work weekends and evenings.

We offer: ? Competitive wages ? Flexible shifts ? Paid training ? Bonus & incentive programs ? Growth opportunities

 

Maplewood at Southport, 917 Mill Hill Terrace, Southport, CT

The Activities Assistant will work hand in hand with the Activities Director to execute as organized and diversified program of individual and group activities. Our Activities Assistants facilitate daily programs to engage residents in culture, spiritual, physical, political, social, and intellectual activities.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Plan and facilitate daily programs and activities for residents
  • Collaborate with other departments to engage everyone in resident programming
  • Provide an excellent customer experience for residents and families
  • Ensure resident involvement/engagement through one on one, small group, and large group activities

Education/Experience/Licensure/Certification

  • Experience in activity planning with older adults preferred
  • Knowledge of dementia and related issues
  • Experience and interest in working with older adults
  • Evidence in creativity
  • Highly organized
  • Mature, pleasant, friendly, and cheerful personality
  • Driver Requirements: Driver license required with good driving record. May be required to take driving test

Maplewood Senior Living conducts pre-employment screening including background check, drug screening and reference checks.

INDPRO

Experience

Preferred
  • 1 - 2 years: Experience with activity planning

Licenses & Certifications

Required
  • Driver's License

Skills

Preferred
  • Planning/Organizing
  • Managing Multiple Projects
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Flexibility
  • Adaptability

Behaviors

Preferred
  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group
  • Leader: Inspires teammates to follow them
  • Innovative: Consistently introduces new ideas and demonstrates original thinking
  • Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest
  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Motivations

Preferred
  • Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help
  • Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility
  • Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals
  • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Keywords: Maplewood at Southport LLC, Fairfield , Activities Assistant - Part-time, Other , Fairfield, Connecticut

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