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Activities and Life Enrichment Assistant

Company: Volunteers of America
Location: Montrose
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Come join our awesome team as an Activities Assistant at Valley Manor Care Center. Recruitment bonus available! Up to $4,000 - to be paid out quarterly over the next 24 months. Valley Manor Care Center is part of Volunteers of America National Services which serves as the Housing and Healthcare affiliate of the Volunteers of America parent organization.Full-time Activities Assistant Job Highlights:

  • $15.00-17.75/hour - depending on experience
  • Generous "refer a friend" bonus, up to $5,000
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan;
  • Career scholarships;
  • Quality training, continuing career education and leadership programs;
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, or
  • Pay in lieu of benefits;
  • Paid Time Off & HolidaysAbout the job: The Activities/Life Enrichment Assistant is engaging, compassionate and energetic. They 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! Required Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • 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.
    • Must be willing to work in a facility following precautions and testing for COVID-19.
    • Must be able to work weekends.Preferred Skills:
      • 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.Essentials:
        • Assist with social, recreational, purposeful and spiritual activities to residentsAbout Valley Manor Care Center: At Valley Manor Care Center in Montrose, CO, our aim is to find friendly and compassionate staff who are specially trained to care for patients' needs as individuals, respect their privacy, and help clients maintain as much independence as possible. While providing care to our patients, we want our staff to feel cared for and love their work while maintaining a work-life balance, so offering employees paid-time off benefits is a part of our comprehensive benefits package Our diverse and involved staff members are supported by the commitment to maintain relationships of functional trust with every team member, to always practice solutions-focused problem solving, and to continually affirm each team member's contribution to the quality of our work. Come join a diverse, involved, and compassionate team and see how we earned our Great Place to Work certification for 4 years running. Our 2022 Great Place to Work survey results found that 87% of employees said their work has a special meaning: this is not "just a job". Take pride in helping others, and join us today! 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.

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

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