Recreation Activities Assistant

White Plains, NY
Recreation
09-01-2020
The Bristal at White Plains
16.00  Hourly
Full Time - Sunday - Thursday
Day and or Evening

At the present time we are looking for a creative, hands on Recreation Activities Assistant to assist in presenting and coordinating recreational programs for our Assisted Living and Alzheimer's Residents. Starting competitive rate of $16/hr

Full Time Schedule requires working one weekend day per week and one late shift.  

Experience:

  • 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

Qualifications:

  • 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