Activity Assistant in Yarmouth, ME at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 2/8/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Bay Square at Yarmouth is seeking a creative Programming Assistant to join our team! The Programming 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 Program Assistant supports and assists the Programming Director in all necessary programming.

Responsibilities:

Assists in the development and implementation of an innovative daily program for residents
Leads and implements one-on-ones and small 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 Programming Director



Job Requirements

Must have a high school diploma, bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience working with the senior population

Must be qualified by experience and training to develop programs appropriate for elders

Possesses training and knowledge in recreational activities

Maintains a high level of confidentiality regarding residents, staff, and the community

Shows an ability to relate to and perform job functions for the elderly in a positive and efficient manner

Shows a consistent ability to coordinate multiple tasks, demonstrates a positive attitude, and works well under pressure

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

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract

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

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