NEW WAGE! $15.00/hour
Do you have a passion for assisting Seniors live their fullest life possible? Maybe you're looking to make a job change and love working with Seniors. OUR CONTINGENT 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 Woods 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 contingent , varied shift role does include working occasional weekend shifts 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.
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This is a CONTINGENT position that pays $15.00 per hour.
As a full time Samaritas employee, some of the benefits you will receive are:
Competitive Medical, Dental, & Vision benefits, effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment
Company paid Basic Life Insurance ($10,000 minimum for each full time and part time employee)
Company paid Short Term Disability accrual (Full time employees)
Retirement Plan (403b) - Company matches on first 1.5% of gross income at 133%
Great Personal Time Off (PTO) accruals
Plus many more benefits
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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 Period16
Weekends and/or Holidays RequiredYes
On Call RequiredNo
Position LocationUS-MI-Grand Rapids