Activity Assistant Job at Glen Park Senior Living, Mariposa County, CA

  • Glen Park Senior Living
  • Mariposa County, CA

Job Description

Job description

Job Summary:
The Activity Assistant for Glen Park Senior Living is under the general supervision of the Activity Director,
the Activity Assistant's primary objective is to lead planned activity programs and assist in achieving
resident engagement that fulfills wellness dimensions of sensory, social, emotional, physical enrichment,
and spiritual sustenance.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Conduct activities for residents that encourage continued social functioning and continued
independence in activities of daily.
2. Ensures activities include:
A. Socialization – which encourages interaction among residents; e.g., Reminiscence group
discussions, current events, bingo, arts &crafts, period music, and care of pets.
B. Daily Living Skills- which maintain independent functioning; e.g., walks in the building,
morning and afternoon snacks, breakfast out & lunch out.
C. Leisure Time Activities – which encourages personal interests and involvement with other
residents; e.g., card games, bowling, movie matinees, and gardening.
D. Physical Activities- which develop and maintain strength, coordination, and range of motion
e.g., Velcro games, dancing, and exercise.
E. Education- which includes continued learning and interest; e.g., police/fire department
safety lectures, travel presentations, and bible study.
F. Community-Centered Activities- which include:
I. Worship...Attendance at the place of worship of the residents’ choice.
II. Service...Involvement in activities to improve the community.
III. Community Events...Such as concerts, tours, and plays.
IV. Community Organized Group Activities...Such as local senior center activities.
G. Free Time- so residents may engage in activities of their own choosing.
3. Serves as a backup to the Receptionist.

Minimum Qualifications
1. At least 18 years of age.
2. At least one year of related experience.
3. Able to pass a physical exam and criminal record review.
4. Current training in Basic First Aid and CPR.

Physical Requirements
1. Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
2. Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

Shift: Full Time Sun- Thursday 9-5:30pm

Special Skills Needed to Perform the Job
Have the personal characteristics, physical energy, and competence to work effectively with older
residents, families, and staff.

Lines of Supervision
1. Supervision Given & To Whom
I. No authority to delegate responsibilities.
2. Supervision Received & From Whom.
A. Delegated by the Administrator and Activity Director:
I. To conduct activities for residents that encourage continued social functioning and
continued independence in activities of daily.
II. To serve as a backup to the Receptionist.

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities,
duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and
activities may change at any time with or without notice.

OFFER: $500 Hiring Bonus


Job Tags

Full time, Local area, Shift work, Day shift,

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