QNS Recruiting

Activities Aide

Posted Date 2 months ago(10/5/2022 11:14 AM)
Job ID
Regular Part-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



Full Time– Altoona, PA

Altoona Center for Nursing Care is a 120-bed Skilled Nursing Facility conveniently located in Downtown Altoona. As our center continues to grow and evolve, its commitment to providing non-medical services - specifically, fun, engaging activities - becomes increasingly important. The Activity Aide, working with the Activity Director, will be vital to the planning, development, implementation, and oversight of all in-center and external activities for our center.



Responsibilities of the Activity Aide 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

· Other duties as assigned by supervisor


The Activity Aide position is a high energy, hands-on job that 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. Prefer someone with activity aide experience. A high school diploma or equivalent 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.

Vaccination from covid-19 is a condition for hiring.






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