QNS Recruiting

Activity Aide

Posted Date 2 months ago(8/10/2020 10:23 AM)
Job ID
2020-6789
Location
US-PA-Harrisburg
Category
Activities
Type
Regular Full-Time
Education Level
High School Diploma or Equivalent - Required
Experience Needed
Less than 1 year
Salary Info
Based on Experience
Job Post Information* : External Company Name
QNS Recruiting

Overview

As our center continues to grow and evolve, its commitment to providing non-medical services—specifically, fun, engaging activities—becomes increasingly important. The Activity Assistant will be vital to this planning, development and implementation, working with the Activity Director to oversee all in-center and external activities for our center.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include:

  • Preparing a monthly calendar of daily activities, and distributing information along with weekly menus to all residents
  • Organizing and implementing activities for residents and families
  • Assisting with outings, including transportation and logistics
  • Maintaining daily activity attendance and preparing ongoing reports to show participation
  • Communicating with nursing staff and other care providers to help residents best participate in upcoming activities
  • Securing substitute events or activities in the event of cancellations or inclement weather
  • Managing activities volunteers, in conjunction with the Activity Director
  • Monitoring equipment and supply inventories, and updating orders/requests

Qualifications

This is a high energy, hands-on job and requires outstanding interpersonal, communication and management skills, plus a genuine desire to improve residents’ well-being. Because of the nature of the community, extreme patience, empathy and compassion are essential, as is at least one year of experience working with a geriatric population. A high school diploma is required.   Candidate must be able to provide driver's license or personal identification card at time of interview and must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug screen.

 

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