Fairview Health Services

Life Enrichment Assistant

Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis
Requisition ID
2024-127034
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date
2 months ago(2/15/2024 3:57 PM)
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date
Support & Facility Services
Community
The Pillars of Prospect Park
Shift
day/evening
Hours per 2 weeks
16
Department
Life Enrichment

Overview

  • Ebenezer offers a robust compensation package with excellent benefits and hourly wages ranging from $16.00 - $21.00 / hour. Wage determinations will be based on similar experiences.

Opened in 2020, the Pillars of Prospect Park is conveniently located off the light rail transit station and close to the metro bus near the University of Minnesota campus in Minneapolis, MN. This senior living community features 133 Independent living, 106 assisted living and 44 memory care apartments. Two buildings, make up this vibrant community and also encompasses an on-site Intergenerational Child Care Center. Join our team of dedicated employees who share in our mission to help our seniors heal, discover, and educate for longer healthier, more meaningful lives.

 

The Life Enrichment Assistant role supports the planning and implementation of quality leisure/social event/therapuetic programs, designed to assist senior Assisted Living and Memory Care residents in maintaining their personal potential physically, socially, and mentally. Our beautiful and large senior living is located in Minneapolis, MN.

Ebenezer Senior Living is proud be voted 2022 StarTribune Top Work Place, and has received this honor thirteen years in a row. We're an established organization with over 100 years of excellent service and an outstanding rate of growth. When you come to work at an Ebenezer community, we strive to support your growth, honor your strengths and empower you to make a difference in the lives of others.

 

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
  • Other duties as assigned by Activities Director

Qualifications

Required Skills:

  • Solid understanding of basic Microsoft /computer programs
  • Ability to interact effectively and compassionately with senior living residents/tenants
  • Must have good communication and social skills
  • Must be comfortable leading activities with older residents
  • Ability to drive 16 passenger bus

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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