Activities Assistant - Part Time

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Jul 8

Activities Assistant - Part Time

Activities $18.00 - $19.50
Part Time
10am - 7pm
Reseda, CA

Los Angeles Jewish Health is seeking a dedicated Activity Assistant to join our team. As a non-profit organization, we are committed to providing high-quality care for seniors in our community. The Activity Assistant will play a vital role in enhancing the lives of our residents through engaging and meaningful activities.

We value our employees! We offer long term employment opportunities with job stability, including supporting and encouraging career growth advancement. We offer Health, Dental and Vision insurance, Paid Time Off, 9 Paid Holidays, 403(b) with Matching Retirement Plan, Life insurance (paid by the company) and a team spirit workplace culture!

Your job is to assist the Lifestyle and Enrichment Director in planning, developing and carrying out an ongoing program of activities to meet the physical, mental and social needs and interest of the residents. You will follow federal and state standards, guidelines and regulations as well as take directions and complete assignments from the Lifestyle and Enrichment Director and/or the Administrator.

Job Functions

Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, it in no way states or implies these are the only duties you will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is an essential function of the position.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Lifestyle & Enrichment Director to develop activities for residents. Manage and run those activities, keeping activities stimulating, entertaining and engaging for residents throughout the day.
  • Interact with residents at breakfast encouraging their participation in activities of the day.
  • Assist various support groups or volunteers who conduct programs on Sundays and during the week when needed.
  • Keep an up to date list with contact numbers, dates of performances and comments on entertainers. Make suggestions of new entertainers as well as field trip locations, when and if we are able to take residents on outings.
  • Proactively call residents to encourage their participation for exercise class, and other activities to boost attendance for all activities through the Lifestyle and Enrichment Dept.
  • Ordering Netflix movies, creating movie flier, email flyer to Lifestyle & Enrichment Director, make copies for bulletin boards.
  • Facilitate the resident library committee. Work with donations to the library, seeing that books are stamped before going on the shelves. Keep library organized. Put unwanted, older books in box under desk in library for L&E Director to evaluate.
  • Attends campus events and assist when necessary (e.g. Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Sweethearts Day, outings on and off campus).
  • Bulletin Board care (replacing old background paper and borders once a year, or more often if necessary). The volunteer department will provide assistance.
  • Chai Journal editor, run meetings with residents to help them with their articles for the journal and help residents with article ideas. Put together photos of events and activities and include copy for photos, edit all the articles, fact checking, sending the material to the printer (reviewing and proofreading) and making sure that the journal is distributed once they are delivered to LAJH. The Chai journal is published a minimum of two times and up to four times a year.

Education and Experience

  • Must possess, as a minimum, a high school diploma or its equivalent.
  • Must have, as a minimum, 1 year experience in a hospital, skilled nursing care facility, or other related medical facility.

Join us at Los Angeles Jewish Health to make a difference in the lives of seniors in our community. Apply now to be part of our compassionate team dedicated to providing exceptional care.

Application

Activities Assistant - Part Time

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Highest level of education completed.