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Hours Part-time
Location Madison, Ohio

About this job

Activity Assistant 

Available Schedule: Mondays 9a-5p

Maplewood at Chardon 12350 Bass Lake Road, Chardon, OH 44024

Want to know what makes our employees eager about going to work every day? The people we serve. Being a part of Maplewood requires passion and a desire to help others. Each employee has the ability to touch the hearts of all our seniors and be a part of something bigger than themselves. It’s not just a job. It’s an extraordinary life.

What we offer

  • Competitive wages
  • Flexible shifts
  • Paid training & uniforms
  • Growth opportunities
  • Bonus & incentive programs
  • Competitive Benefits Package: including medical, dental, vision, 401K, company paid time-off, life insurance policy, insurance deductibles and voluntary Aflac insurance for our full-time employees

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Select, schedule and lead activities appropriate for all levels and abilities
  • Assist with implementation of special events for the community, at least one family event per quarter
  • Assist with completion of Staying Connected Form/Personal History Form for all residents
  • Assist with coordinating WISH Program/Parallel activities with Resident Service Care team.
  • Assist Lifestyle Program Director & Coordinator to maintain appropriate program supplies for recreation programs
  • Posts the current monthly, weekly and daily schedule of activities in designated public areas
  • Provide an afternoon social or Happy hour daily
  • Assist the Lifestyle Director to hold a monthly Activity Committee Meeting to provide residents opportunity to give input into the monthly calendar of events.
  • Assist with conducting the Annual Maplewood theme

Education/Experience/Licensure/Certification

  • An associate degree from an accredited college or university or satisfactory completion of two years of college, with major work in recreation, occupational therapy, gerontology or a related field, or two years of full-time experience in the recreation field with an adult population
  • Must possess a passion for working with the senior population and improving their quality of life
  • Excellent communication, organization and time management skill
  • Basic typing skills and computer knowledge; familiarity with MS Word, Excel, Publisher and creative software
  • Driver requirements: Valid driver’s license with good driving record. May be required to take a driving test.

Maplewood Senior Living conducts pre-employment screening including background check, drug screening and reference checks.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)