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Activities and Life Enrichment Assistant

Company: Volunteers of America
Location: Montrose
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Life Enrichment Assistant- Valley Manor Volunteers of America National Services is looking for engaging, compassionate and energetic Life Enrichment Assistant to coordinate and participate in our resident's activities. The role is vital to the overall spirit and zest to our community. Be an impactful figure in the daily lives of Seniors and make a difference! Wage Range: $15.00-$17.75 DOE This position is part time, 37.5 hours/pay period with rotating weekends Core Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate social, recreational, purposeful and spiritual activities to residents
  • Assist with planning and scheduling trips and outside activities Work where you feel at home. The warm and caring atmosphere of our communities is created by nurses, environmental specialists, certified nursing assistants and other team members who love to help older adults feel healthy and at home. At Volunteers of America, we're also dedicated to creating thoughtful, caring and flexible work environments for our team members. When you begin a career with us, expect the support you need to succeed in your role, respect for your individuality and beliefs, and opportunities for personal and professional development. When you join our team of exceptional professionals, we'll trust you to do your best each day, and to show compassion and caring for our residents and your fellow team members. In return, you'll be rewarded with a generous array of industry-leading benefits and workplace considerations. Work where you feel safe. During the National Public Health Emergency caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic, do you want to work in one of the safest environments possible? A place where the people you serve average 85% fully vaccinated? A place where your co-workers will also be fully vaccinated? Recently, the Healthcare division of Volunteers of America National Services decided to require vaccination for all employees, volunteers and contractors. While this decision was difficult, we understand that we care for individuals who are most susceptible to advanced COVID illness and death. We are committed to providing the safest environment possible for those we serve. This commitment extends to another very important group of individuals, our employees. Join us today in providing care and services to older adults in an organization that cares deeply about the health and well-being of others; those we care for, our employees, our community and our Nation. Special Features
    • Top benefit packages
    • Growth and advancement opportunities
    • Flexible schedules
    • Pay in lieu of benefits options
    • Career scholarships
    • Quality training, continuing career education and leadership programs
    • Employee discount program Required Qualifications:
    • If operating company vehicle you must be 21 years of age and meet the MVR organization standards.
    • Ability to read, understand and follow written and oral instructions; to prepare written reports and documentation.
    • Motor coordination and manual dexterity required in working with craft projects and other resident activities.
    • Able and willing to work flexible hours, such as during evenings and weekends for planned activities events.
    • Ability to utilize computers and other electronic devices for tasks such as timekeeping, in-servicing and documentation.
    • Must pass drug screen and background check.Preferred Qualifications:
    • High school graduate or equivalent education is preferred. Preference given to persons who have completed courses in therapeutic recreation.
    • Minimum one year experience in a healthcare setting preferred.
    • Ability to work with residents of varying levels of responsiveness.At VOANS, we celebrate sharing, encouraging and embracing diversity. Equal employment opportunities are available to all without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We believe that blending individual strengths and unique personal differences nurtures and supports our organizations' shared commitment to our mission and creates an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to do their personal best. #VOANS Apply today and see why our employees have voted us a Great Place to Work four years in a row!

Keywords: Volunteers of America, Snowmass , Activities and Life Enrichment Assistant, Other , Montrose, Colorado

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