Fairview Health Services

Activity Assistant

Job Locations US-MN-Minnetonka
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(2/14/2023 1:37 PM)
Requisition ID
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date
Support & Facility Services
Orchards of Minnetonka
Hours per 2 weeks
Recreational Therapy


  • Ebenezer offers a robust compensation package with excellent benefits and hourly wages ranging from $15.70 - 21.00 / hour . Wage determinations will be based on similar experiences.


The Activity Assistant role supports the planning and implementation of quality leisure/social events programs crafted to assist senior residents in maintaining their personal potential physically, socially, and mentally.

When you come to work at Ebenezer, we promise to support your growth, honor your strengths and empower you to make a difference in the lives of others. Named as a Star Tribune Top Workplace for the 12th time, Ebenezer is Minnesota’s largest senior living organization with over 100 years of excellent service, and we’re growing at an outstanding rate!


The Orchards of Minnetonka Senior Living celebrates nature and wellness in all its forms. We are located near a major hub in Minnetonka, MN just minutes away from The Ridgedale Mall, Wayzata, and quick access to public transportation. Our community offers Independent and Assisted Living and Memory Care. Voted “Best Senior Apartments” in Minnetonka by Sun Sailor readers.


Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Coordinates leisure programs, activities, exercise classes, and special events for older adults in an assisted living residence
  • Encourages resident participation, and reports changes in residents' mood and physical status
  • Promotes independence and helps develop socialization
  • May help escort residents to activities outside of the senior living community


Required Skills:

  • Lead activities with older residents
  • Proven understanding of basic Microsoft/computer programs
  • Ability to interact optimally and compassionately with senior living residents/tenants
  • Communication and interpersonal skills

Preferred Skills:

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred, but willing to consider others with the right skills and/or previous related work experience
  • One to three years previous experience either; working with older adults, leading activities, or working in a therapy or recreation role preferred or having formal related education
  • Preference is given to candidates with previous experience with memory loss care
  • Work experience in a customer service setting


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