Recreation Activities Assistant- Full Time

West Babylon, NY
Recreation
11-07-2018
The Bristal at West Babylon
Depends on Experience 
Full Time
Day Shift

At the present time we are looking for a creative, hands on Activities Aide/Recreation Activities Assistant to assist in presenting and coordinating recreational programs for our Assisted Living and Alzheimer's/Dementia Memory Care Residents.

Full Time Schedule covering the day shift for either a Tuesday-Saturday or Sunday-Thursday schedule.

Experience:

  • One year prior experience working with the geriatric population or patients with Alzheimer’s or Dementia
  • 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
  • Strong communication and listening skills
  • 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