Activities Assistant

Location: Chicago, IL
Date Posted: 12-07-2018
Symphony Post Acute Network is looking for an ACTIVITIES ASSISTANT to join our team!  Symphony specializes in long-term care and assisted living services.  We deliver quality outcomes for the residents in our care and are a family-oriented operation that is the EMPLOYER OF CHOICE.  Our Activities Assistant works closely with the Activities Manager with the planning, organizing and implementation of life enrichment programs designed to meet the social, physical, spiritual, intellectual, emotional and educational needs of our residents.

The Activities Assistant will also:
  • Assist with the development of the monthly Activity calendar and find opportunities for resident socialization and engagement that meets the residents’ needs and company expectations
  • Conduct personal interviews with residents to gain insight into preferences and abilities for use in the development of the activities program
  • Transport residents on facility bus to scheduled out-trips, ensuring resident safety
  • Assist with design of physical layout and décor for activities, displays, and other life enrichment programs and events
  • Provide hands-on involvement in programs
  • Assist in the planning, orientation and supervision of volunteers
  • Perform other duties assigned by the Activities Manager  
Candidate must have the following:
  • Excellent customer service
  • Team work qualities
  • High standard of ethics
  • Reliability
 
Requirements:
  • High school diploma, GED or educational equivalent required
  • Previous experience working with older adults in an IL, AL, or SNF
  • Must have valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • Ability to read, write and speak English effectively before groups
  • Perform standing, walking, or lifting as needed
  • Attention to detail and ability to follow instructions
Benefits:
  • Competitive pay and great benefits for full-time associates including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k), vacation, and sick time
  • Opportunity for advancement within the facility and also at other member facilities of the Symphony Post Acute Network (www.symphonypan.com).
  • Work for a company recently awarded as the Best Place to Work
 
Apply online or stop in and complete an application at:
Symphony Residences of Lincoln Park – 2437 N Southport Ave., Chicago, IL 60614
www.symphonyresidenceslp.com
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