Full-time Activity Assistant position available immediately at:
Windsor Maryland Gardens Care Center
31 W. Maryland Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85013
Schedule: Full Time, Sunday to Thurs or Tues to Sat // 7:30a - 3:30p and 11:30a to 7:30p Full Time - Sun to Thurs 8:30a to 4:30p
We are looking for candidates who model a positive image that emulates the industry's need for compassion, professionalism and encourages the spirit of cooperation with co-workers. We need team members who provide assistance to co-workers and promotes teamwork by sharing information useful to achieving desired results.
As an ACTIVITY ASSISTANT you will lead group and independent activities for the resident population. You will assist in the planning, implementation and evaluation of recreational social, intellectual emotional and spiritual programs in accordance with the resident’s assessment and care plan and as directed by the Activity Director.
Maryland Gardens is an outdoor campus providing care to long-term care and behavioral health residents. Candidate must be able to work outside and be comfortable working with residents who have mental health or serious mental illness diagnosis.
•High school diploma or equivalent desirable •Must be able to plan groups, lead groups •Ability to engage residents in creative activities •Ability to multi-task and plan for individual needs •Experience leading groups •Energetic and Creative •Food Handlers Certification •DPS Fingerprint Clearance Card
•Experience in Activity Programming, Dementia Care or Long-term Care
Lifestyle Coordinator at Vi at Grayhawk (Scottsdale AZ)
Part-time Position- 24hrs (Weekends and 1 Weekday- 8:00a-4:30p)
The Lifestyle Coordinator will be responsible for leading activity programs in all three Care Center venues: Memory Support, Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing. Previous experience required working with seniors, especially with those with varying levels of cognitive impairment, i.e., Dementia/Alzheimer’s. Will be required to lead a variety of activity programs including but not limited to: exercise classes, active games; group discussions, sensory stimulation activities, sing alongs and craft groups. Assist Lifestyle Manager in developing monthly calendar, completing activity assessments, maintaining Lifestyle bulletin boards, and decorating for various holiday events. Performs other duties as assigned. Computer experience with proficiency in Word and /or iN2L preferred.
Qualified applicants are required to possess 3 years of full-time experience working in the field of recreation or appropriate experience in assessing, designing, and implementing social, educational, recreational and leisure activities for an active senior population. Excellent organizational, written and verbal communication skills along with proficiency in MS Office. High School Diploma or GED equivalent is required. Associate Degree is preferred.
Vi offers hours that support work/life balance, competitive compensation and exceptional benefits. Ours is a luxury work environment where opportunities for career development are delivered in ways few companies can match.
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