Activity Assistant for Assisted Living - Memory Care


Our client a  large and active Senior Living Community in Costa Mesa seeks an Activity Assistant to work in a memory care unit. Applicant must be outgoing, positive and have a passion for serving seniors.

The ideal candidate for this position has experience working with seniors in a healthcare environment with excellent social, communications and organizational skills.
The field of senior activities is experiencing explosive growth with unprecedented career opportunities for qualified college graduates. Many executive directors have started their careers in the activity department.

The position has a broad range of responsibilities that may include

  •  Leading "engagement" activities such as bingo, chair exercises, happy hour, card games, Wii sports, and ice cream socials;
  • Setting up tables, chairs and beverages for various events and activities;
  • Transporting residents in company vehicles in scenic rides
  • Giving talks on health, fitness, current events, history, politics and other intellectually stimulating subjects:
  • Must be able to work independently and implement general instructions without need of follow-up from supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have the physical ability to lift and carry objects weighting up to 50 pounds, using proper lifting techniques.
  • Able to bend, squat, and stoop to floor level. Fluency in speaking, reading and writing English is required.

Compensation:11:00 an hour to 12.75 DOE

Job Type: Full-time
Required experience: 1 year