Activity Assistant in Norwood at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 6/10/2024

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    40 Clapboardtree Street
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
  • Community/Location
    Benchmark Senior Living Clapboardtree

Job Description

Connect with your calling. Join, stay, and grow with Benchmark.

We at Benchmark on Clapboardtree are looking for a compassionate Activity Assistants to join our team! The Activity Assistant organizes and implements programs designed to meet the individual needs of our residents. The program is intended to fulfill basic psychological, intellectual, physical, social, emotional, and spiritual needs while promoting self-esteem in a caring, nurturing environment. The Activity Assistant supports and assists the Activity Director in all necessary programming.

Activity Assistant Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assists in the development and implementation of an innovative seven day a week activity program that is engaging.
    • Responsible for leading and implementing one-on-one, small group and large group activities according to the programming schedule
    • Supports, encourages and directs independent activity pursuits, both individually and in small groups
    • Supports the resident’s abilities by understanding that all aspects of care can be viewed as an activity
    • Demonstrates knowledge about residents in regard to background, participation needs, physical abilities, interests, cognitive capacity and attention span capability
    • Encourages and motivates residents to attend and participate in programming and activities
    • Communicates any changes in the resident's condition or behavior pattern to Programming Care Director

We believe in offering our employees meaningful benefits. Below is a sampling of the benefits we offer our associates. To find out more, please apply today!

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance provided by Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Spring Health Wellness Program
  • aHealthyMe Wellness Program
  • 401(k) offering with Auto-enrollment feature
  • Life insurance benefit available date of hire, company sponsored.
  • Long Term disability, company sponsored.
  • Voluntary benefits that include Critical Illness, Accident Insurance and Hospital Indemnity
  • BJ’s Club membership
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Working Advantage Discounts: including Movie Theaters, Theme Parks, Hotels, Sporting Events & Online Shopping
  • Cell phone discounts with AT&T and Verizon
  • Vacation and Health & Wellness paid time off.
  • Up to 10 Holidays
  • and more!

Job Requirements

Activity Assistant Requirements:

  • Must have a high school diploma, bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and knowledge of aging and disability issues. Must be qualified by experience and training to develop programs appropriate for elders and disabled individuals
  • Possesses training and knowledge in recreational activities
  • Possesses training and knowledge of Alzheimer’s and related dementias
  • Maintains a high level of confidentiality regarding residents, staff, and the community
  • Shows a consistent ability to coordinate multiple tasks, demonstrates a positive attitude, and works well under pressure