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Recreation Activites Assistant

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305 West End Luxury Senior Living Residence

New York City, NY

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Job Description
At the present time we are looking for a creative, hands on Recreation Activities Assistant to assist in presenting and coordinating recreational programs for the residents living in Alzheimer's/Dementia memory care unit.  

Full Time Schedule requires working one weekend day per week for either a Sunday-Thursday or Tuesday-Saturday schedule.  Part Time hours also available for a varied day shift

Assist Residents in their adjustments to a new concept of lifestyle as well as in the continuation of interests, hobbies and activities they may have previously pursued
Assist planning trips to various suitable destinations, i.e.., art galleries, theater, music, racetracks, sports events, religious and cultural programs
Help prepare, print and distribute copies of monthly calendar, newsletters and memos to Residents
Assists in developing new and stimulating activities and encourage and coordinate Resident involvement
Perform planned activities in the absence of the Recreation Director
Maintain knowledge of Residents’ backgrounds, hobbies, special interests, and languages spoken, etc., and uses this knowledge to encourage Resident involvement


One year prior experience working a geriatric population. (Alzheimer’s/Dementia population experience a plus)
At least 6 months of Recreation (art therapy, music therapy) or event leadership experience preferably in an Assisted Living/Long Term Care or similar industry setting

Job Requirements

Outgoing, warm and caring personality
Ability to create a program to get Residents involved and excited.
Dependable and able to supervise activities, special events and excursions for the Residents
Creative talents in one or more areas such as art, music, readings, dance, etc
Well groomed and properly attired, professional attitude
Speak clearly and demonstrates good listening skills in person and on the phone
Proven ability to lead classes / instructional learning sessions and speak in front of a group setting with ease and clarity
High school diploma or equivalent at a minimum

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305 West End Luxury Senior Living Residence

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