Activity Assistant in Newton at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 5/24/2024

Job Snapshot

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    Adelaide Place of Newton Centre

Job Description

Adelaide of Newton Centre is looking for dedicated Activity Assistant to work in a Mind and Memory community to assist our residents. We are looking for Part Time Activity Assistant to join our team. We are located in Newton Centre and have plenty of free parking and close to the green t-stop.

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 Programming Director in all necessary programming.

• Assists in the development and implementation of an innovative daily program for residents
• Leads and implements one-on-ones, 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
• Communicates any changes in the residents condition or behavior pattern to Activity Director

Job Requirements


  • Must have a high school diploma, bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 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

We believe in offering our employees competitive pay. To learn more about our pay and benefits, please apply today!