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Activities Assistant- The Rivers

Company: The Rivers - Administration
Location: Burnsville
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

Do you love what you do, but not where you're doing it?
Are you looking for an opportunity to advance in your career with a growing organization?
Do you thrive in an environment where meaningful work happens every day?
Interested? Keep reading!

The Rivers, an Independent, Assisting Living and Memory Care community nestled into the River Hills community in Burnsville, Minnesota, is looking for caring, fun and energetic Life Enrichment Coordinator to join our team! As a Transforming Age community, -the Rivers is comprised of dedicated and caring people who have a strong desire to enrich the lives of older adults and our team members.

Why The Rivers?

Work/Life Balance: We have multiple shifts and flexible schedules

Competitive pay

Excellent benefits: We have the benefits you're looking for as well as other unique perks for full-time, part-time and on-call team members

A culture of FUN and commitment to the care of our residents, our communities and each other

Your opinion matters: We share ideas, we listen and work together to make great things happen

What does our Life Enrichment Coordinator do?

- - - - - - - - - Assist the Director of Life Enrichment with scheduling and coordinating all resident activities on a monthly basis.

- - - - - - - - - Assist with preparation and distribution of weekly program contents.

- - - - - - - - - Assist with gathering information, articles, and photos for newsletter.

- - - - - - - - - Assist with planning and coordinating special events including events for seasonal holidays.

- - - - - - - - - Assist in planning and conducting arts program, entertainment for special events, monthly birthday parties, group games, weekly religious services and individual independent projects that reflect the "Life Enrichment" activities.

- - - - - - - - - Assist the Director in maintaining an adequate supply of books, puzzles, magazines and games.

- - - - - - - - - Assist the Director in training all staff on activity-related programs.

- - - - - - - - - May be responsible for transporting residents to appointments, as well as regular and special recreational outings.

- - - - - - - - - Assist the Director in communicating information to the Nursing department regarding activity ability changes in status that may require resident Care Plan updates.

- - - - - - - - - Report all program policy/procedures discrepancies to the Director of Life Enrichment.

- - - - - - - - - Promote the Mission, Vision and Values of Transforming Age in all areas of responsibility.

- - - - - - - - - Other duties as assigned.

What we're looking for from you:

Education: A high school diploma or equivalent education, training and experience

Experience: - One year of activities/life enrichment experience, preferably working with seniors

License: Must possess a current and valid driver's license and clear driving record

Tech-savvy: A familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat and/or Adobe Reader

Excellent Attitude: - An upbeat, fun, outgoing personality and can-do attitude

Superb Communication: -Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills

Team-work: Possess superb interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work well and collaboratively with team members and external constituents

Customer Service: - Patience, flexibility and a willingness to go above and beyond as needed to ensure the success of your team and care for residents of the community

At the Rivers, we care deeply about our mission and commitment to providing exceptional care to our residents. That is why we are a drug and alcohol-free employer. Criminal background and drug test will be required upon a contingent offer of employment.

We are excited to hear from you! Come join us and help us fulfill our vision to Transform the Perception of Age.


Keywords: The Rivers - Administration, Burnsville , Activities Assistant- The Rivers, Other , Burnsville, Minnesota

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