Activities / Program Assistant - Part Time Weekends Cuyahoga Falls OH - Military veterans preferred

2021-01-01
Maplewood at Cuyahoga Falls LLC
Medical/Healthcare

/yr

  full-time   part-time   employee   contract


Cuyahoga Falls
Ohio
44223
United States

Activities / Program Assistant - part-time, weekend availability required
 
Maplewood Senior Living is a state-of-the-art, forward-thinking senior living provider.  We offer a home-like, luxury environment for our residents, allowing them to live “the good life” in a safe environment.  As an associate of Maplewood Senior Living, you will have the ability to make a profound difference in the lives of seniors each and every day. As we continue to grow, we are seeking a Part-Time Activities/Program Assistant to become part of our family.  We invite you to take your first step toward a rewarding career with us!
Maplewood at Cuyahoga Falls is hiring an Activities/Program Assistant for a Part-time opportunity, weekend availability is a must.
Maplewood at Cuyahoga Falls, 190 W. Bath Rd. Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223
We offer: ? Competitive wages ? Flexible shifts ? Paid training ? Growth opportunities ? Bonus & incentive programs
 
The Activities/Program (Lifestyle Assistant) will assist the Lifestyle Director with the coordination and implementation of all programs and ensuring that they are therapeutic to the residents and maximizes their quality of life. Maplewood Senior Living offers a full range of social, physical, cognitive, emotional, spiritual and purposeful programs to meet overall well-being of our residents. The Lifestyle Assistant shall make every effort to meet the comprehensive needs and interests of all the residents.
Primary Responsibilities

Plans, schedules, and leads, recreational programs to meet the needs of all of our residents.
Assist with planning the monthly calendar
Assist with planning and implementation of special events
Provide an afternoon social or Happy hour daily
Successfully worked within Lifestyle budgetary guidelines regarding entertainment, and supplies
Must possess a passion for working with the senior population and improving their quality of life
Provide outstanding customer service to all residents, family members, responsible persons, and visitors of residents in the community
Personable, reliable, great communicator and team player
Creative, energetic, enthusiastic, patient, flexible, encouraging, and team-oriented
Create a positive atmosphere with an engaging variety of activities

Education/Experience/Licensure/Certification

Requires an associate degree from an accredited college or university or satisfactory completion of two years of college, with a major work in recreation, occupational therapy, gerontology or related field, or two years of full-time experience in the recreation field with an adult population
Experience in an environment which focuses on dementia care, preferred
Excellent communication, organization and time management skills
Basic typing skills and computer knowledge: familiarity with MS Word, Excel, Publisher and creative software
Driver requirements; valid driver’s license with good driving record. May be required to take a driving test

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