Fairview Health Services

Activity Assistant

Job Locations US-MN-Deephaven
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 10 months ago(2/4/2022 12:05 PM)
Requisition ID
2022-88898
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date
Support & Facility Services
Community
Deephaven Woods Senior Living
Shift
day
Hours per 2 weeks
32
Department
Recreational Therapy

Overview

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!

Deephaven Woods Senior Living is located in the heart of Deephaven, MN just two blocks west of Highway 101 and near Highways 7, 12 and 494 within minutes of Wayzata or Minnetonka. We offer Independent/Assisted Living, Memory Care and Enhanced Assisted Living for a total of 78 units. Managed by Ebenezer, we boast an exceptional team of caregivers who believe in our mission to heal, discover, and educate for longer healthier, more meaningful lives.

The Activity Assistant role supports the planning and implementation of quality leisure/social events program designed to assist senior Assisted Living and Memory Care residents in maintaining their personal potential physically, socially and mentally.

  • .4 FTE or 32 hours every two weeks
  • Day/Early Evening shifts
  • Every other weekend and holiday rotation
  • Benefit eligible; https://www.ebenezercares.org/employee-benefits (paid time off and education assistance)

Responsibilities/Job Description

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

Qualifications

Required Skills:

  • Lead activities with older residents
  • Solid understanding of basic Microsoft/computer programs
  • Ability to interact effectively 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 have formal related education
  • Preference given to candidates with previous experience with memory loss care
  • Work experience in a customer service setting

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