Activities Assistant

Bay Village

(Annapolis, MD)

Currently Hiring:

  • FT to include weekends
  • OPT to include weekends

FT = Full Time | PT = Part Time | OPT = Occasional Part Time

Departmental Accountabilities: Activity
Reports To: Activities Director
Desired Education Level: High school diploma or GED preferred
Travel Required: No
Position Summary:

Assists the Life Stages Director in providing active and passive, group and individual activities that enhance the mental, physical, spiritual and social needs of Residents and that allow Residents to continue playing an active role in society.

Required Job Functions:

The employee must be able to perform these essential functions with or without reasonable accommodation by IntegraCare Corporation, without posing a direct threat to self or others.

1. Perform all duties and responsibilities with a positive attitude and demonstrates impeccable ethics and integrity.
2. Assists in the planning, developing, organizing and implementation of all residence activities.
3. Develops suggestions and ideas for improving and expanding the life stages program.
4. Establishes and maintains good community relations and contact with the community.
5. Assists in arranging transportation and escorts for Residents to and from outside and community activities.
6. Assists in the recording and maintenance of activity participation records.
7. Prepares and posts up-to-date Reality Orientation Board on a regular basis.
8. Assists with maintaining the Volunteer Program.
9. Assists Residents with maintaining and operating the residence store.
10. Assists with maintaining adequate supplies per department budget.
11. Assists Residents to and from activities.
12. Assists with the quarterly newsletter.
13. Assist Activity Director with posting monthly, weekly and daily activity schedules.
14. Assists Life Stages Director with Resident Life Stories.
15. Conducts tours in absence of management team members.
16. Attends required in-service training sessions and orientations.
17. Responds to Residents' needs.
18. Respects Residents’ rights, privacy and dignity.

Equipment Required to Operate:

1. Telephone
2. Office Equipment
3. Automobile/Van

Requirements:

QUALIFICATION STANDARDS:

A. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to assist in the development and implementation of activities is required. The ability to create interest in the activities and motivate Residents to participate daily is required. Creativity and motivational skills necessary. The ability to exercise good judgment and make confident ethical decisions is essential. Must be able to effectively manage time in order to complete multiple tasks. The ability to communicate effectively in English both orally and in writing is essential. Requires frequent bending, stretching, stooping and lifting.

B. Education
High school diploma or GED preferred.

C. Experience
Previous experience in the recreational therapy or related field preferred. Gerontology experience is preferred.

D. Certificates/Licenses
A valid Maryland driver's license is required with no more than two moving violations in a three-year period as determined by insurance industry standards.

Additional Information:

COVID-19 considerations.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and in the interest of safety for our Team Members and our Residents, we will require all our Team Members to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

IntegraCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer