Activities Assistant

The Residence at Colvin Run

(Great Falls, VA)

Currently Hiring:

  • Part Time

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

Reports To: LifeStages Director
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.

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 graduate or GED required.

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

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

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. Assists Life Stages Director/Coordinator with posting monthly, weekly and daily activity
14. Assists Life Stages Director/Coordinator 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/Community Bus