Do you have a passion for assisting Seniors to live their fullest life possible? Do you enjoy leading creative activities and programs?
Are you looking for a high impact position working Thursday and Friday afternoons and rotating weekends?
OUR ACTIVITIES ASSISTANT role offers a great opportunity for you to assist with resident-centered activities, including a balance of physical, intellectual, religious, arts and crafts programs, sensory/stimulation programs, and community outings as well as visit with and provide activities for room-bound residents. You're working in THEIR home, our Senior Living Grand Rapids Community, so making every day the best it can be is the goal. We hope to create ripples of positive transformation in the lives of those we are entrusted to serve.
This role does include working every other weekend to give our seniors a consistent, activity-filled schedule.
W elcome to Samaritas Nation!
Samaritas is a Michigan-based human service organization that connects people with families and communities, empowers them to live their fullest life possible, and creates a ripple effect of transformation. The reference to the work of the Good Samaritan in our name is especially fitting as it is consistent with our mission, values and the services our faith-based company provides.
APPLY TODAY! #BeTheRock, creating ripples of positive transformation in the lives of those we are entrusted to serve!
This is a CONTINGENT ROLE that pays $15.00 per hour.
What's In It For You
Some of the benefits you may receive are:
Retirement Plan (403b) - Contributions
Awesome Employee Discounts
UKG Wallet - Pre-Pay Options
Conducts individual and group activities for residents at assigned center, under the direction of the Activities Director.
Duties and Responsibilities
Conduct resident-centered activities, including a balance of physical, intellectual, religious, arts and crafts programs, sensory/stimulation programs, and community outings under supervision of the Activities Director.
Visit with and provide a variety of activities to room-bound residents.
Transport residents to and from campus activities, as needed.
Document and maintain accurate records related to residents' level of activity and participation.
Maintain adequate levels of supplies and report equipment and supply needs to supervisor; store supplies and equipment in assigned storage areas and activity centers.
Education, Training, and Licensure/Certification
High School diploma or equivalent preferred.
Experience working with older adults in a group setting preferred.
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Hours Per Pay Period34
Weekends and/or Holidays RequiredYes
On Call RequiredNo
Position LocationUS-MI-Grand Rapids