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Activities Assistant - FT/PT - Senior Living Community

Company: Morningstar Senior Management Llc
Location: Fort Collins
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Activities Assistant1 Fulltime & 1 Part-timePay Range: $18.00 - $19.50Non-exemptSchedule to be discussed at time of interview at the community.Make a difference by providing great care and love for our treasured residents!At MorningStar Senior Living, we talk a lot about culture. In fact, we rather obsess about it. For without a transformative culture, we cannot begin to elevate and celebrate the lives of our resident-heroes and be ourselves changed for the good in the process. So, we seek great hearts, other people like us, who care and want to do work that matters. We select people like us who believe that the most satisfying life is one that is outward-bound and rooted in servant-leadership.JOB SUMMARYAssist in developing the resident activity programs of the community. Conduct activities in accordance with direction from the Life Enrichment Coordinator. The person holding this position is delegated the responsibility for carrying out the assigned duties and responsibilities in accordance with current existing federal and state regulations and established company policies and procedures.BENEFITSHealth Insurance offerings such as medical, dental, and vision insuranceOther Insurance offerings such as life, disability, accident, and critical illness insurance401k plan with matchingHSA optionsEmployee assistance programsPaid sick, vacation and birthday!Career development programs and opportunity for advancementCharitable and philanthropic opportunitiesTuition ReimbursementFree shift meal!POSITION OVERVIEW Assist in organizing programs for Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care resident group and individual activities based on residents individualized needs as identified in residents negotiated service plans. Maintain a balance of recreational activities.Facilitate group activities, 1-1 visits, community events that engage and involve residents, families and team members. Help coordinate scheduled activities with other departments. Communicate residents programs to residents, residents families, volunteers, and community staff. Assist in preparing vibrant person-centered monthly Life Enrichment calendars, which reflect residents interests, preferences, and abilities, and offers life enrichment programs at hours convenient to the residents (morning, afternoon, some evening and some weekends.) Organize the activity supplies and equipment to ensure materials are available to residents. Prepare monthly report on progress of activity program as directed by the Life Enrichment Coordinator.Invites and assists residents within the community to and from activities. Participate in trainings as requested by administration. Ability to recognize residents change in condition that could require nursing intervention. Report same to Wellness Director immediately.Maintain professional appearance, communication and confidentiality. Supervise volunteers as necessary. May assist residents on outings which may include driving the company vehicles.QUALIFICATIONS Demonstration of our Core Values: Love, Kindness, Honesty, Goodness, Fairness, Respect. Education: Minimum high school diploma or GED. Experience: Minimum 6 months preferred. Job Knowledge: Awareness of special needs and dimensions of wellness for older adults; techniques and skills to engage residents with different interests and abilities. Sensitivity to residents feelings and well-being; ability to initiate and lead crafts, games, discussions and other activities; and to find and implement resources for LE activity programs. Computer skills adapt to new technology. Other: Enjoy working with senior adults, exercise judgment, display empathy, creative skills, imagination, friendliness, resourcefulness, enthusiasm, and have a caring attitude and sincere interest in others. Must have a clean driving record through the DMV.*Team members who are scheduled to work 24 or more hours per week are eligible for benefits, families of said team members will also be eligible.EEOby Jobble

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