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Activities Assistant

Company: Gateway Living
Location: Springfield
Posted on: January 6, 2022

Job Description:

Gateway Living Activity Assistant positions open! Tuesday - Saturday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm WAGE: $16.00 - $18.00, with a $1000 Sign on Bonus for fully vaccinated individuals Position Summary The Activities Assistant, in coordination with the Activity Director, will create and handle the logistics for daily, weekly, and monthly events to engage residents in a successful activity program. They will speak to residents to get feedback, manage volunteers and resources, and deliver fun, safe, fulfilling events. This position needs an observant, driven, creative, caring, detail-oriented person who possesses excellent interpersonal and time management skills, and who is a self starter. To succeed as an Activities Assistant, you should strive to stage entertaining, engaging activities that are age-appropriate and meet the physical, spiritual, intellectual, creative and/or emotional needs of our residents. This position may work at various campuses in Eugene and Springfield. Education and Experience Preferred

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Education or experience with caregiving, recreational activities, event planning, or other related experiences
  • At least one year's experience working with persons with Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia or working with Residents with a diagnosis of a mental health condition
  • Experience in working in a residential care facility or in a facility serving persons with dementia
  • Knowledge of proper assistance with wheelchairs, walkers, canes, gait belts, and participant transfers Required Qualification
    • Must have current ODL, or capability to get one within 15 days of hire
    • Must be willing to drive the company van or bus
    • Pass a State Criminal Background Clearance
    • Pass pre-employment drug screening
    • Work one weekend day
    • Must complete RELIAS Activities training within 30 days of hire
    • Show proof of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 Preferred Qualifications
      • Any certifications or specialized training related to Activities All of our campuses are safe and healthy work environments. Due to the concerns of the COVID-19, we take our employee's and our resident's health seriously. We understand the importance of having a clean and healthy work environment, therefore we require all employees to be fully vaccinated. Gateway Adult Residential Care is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Keywords: Gateway Living, Springfield , Activities Assistant, Other , Springfield, Oregon

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