Life Enrichment Activities Assistant - part-time
at Volunteers of America

Date Posted: 11/11/2019

Job Description

Do you enjoy working with seniors? Are you a social butterfly? If so, our residents need you.

We're located between 394 and 62, just west of 169.

The hours are every other weekend 10am-4pm and 1 day a week (Wed. or Thur.) 6 hour shift.

Assists in coordination of resident social activities and recreational programs.

 Coordinate social, recreational, purposeful and spiritual activities to residents, whose needs include psychological, physical, and cognitive challenges.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1.    High school graduate or equivalent education is preferred.  Preference given to persons who have completed courses in therapeutic recreation.
2.    Minimum one year experience in a healthcare setting preferred.
3.    If operating company vehicle you must be 21 years of age and meet the MVR organization standards.
4.    Ability to read, understand and follow written and oral instructions; to prepare written reports and documentation.
5.    Ability to work with residents of varying levels of responsiveness.
6.    Motor coordination and manual dexterity required in working with craft projects and other resident activities.
7.    Able and willing to work flexible hours, such as during evenings and weekends for planned activities events.
8.    Ability to utilize computers and other electronic devices for tasks such as timekeeping, in-servicing and documentation.

 

Job Snapshot

About Us

Volunteers of America

At Volunteers of America, we are more than a nonprofit organization. We are a ministry of service that includes nearly 16,000 employees and more than 55,000 volunteers with a shared vision of a world where all people live in safety with social, emotional and physical well-being, spiritual fulfillment, justice and hope.

The national office is located in Alexandria, Va., part of the greater Washington, DC area. The headquarters includes executive staff and major office departments that have national responsibilities and provide support to local offices and Volunteers of America housing and senior living and care communities: communications, fundraising; public policy, finance, chartering, housing, volunteer services, program services and other operations.

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