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Carmel Terrace Assisted Living (Weekend Only) Activities Assistant in Framingham, Massachusetts

DESCRIPTION Activities Assistant Come work join us at Carmel Terrace! A Faith-Based, Nonprofit, Assisted Living facility sponsored by the Carmelite Sisters. We are a place of life, a place of caring, and more importantly, a true home for our residents. Located on lush, manicured lawns and gardens in Framingham, MA, we are just minutes from Route 9 for easy access to the Mass Pike. We are seeking to fill the position of Activities Assistant - Life Enrichment for the Assisted Living Community - WEEKENDS ONLY. WEEKENDS ONLY \$15.50 per hour Activities Assistant - Life Enrichment Qualifications: High school graduate with some college course work in therapeutic recreation or gerontology preferred. Knowledge of arts and crafts. Recent experience in recreation; preferably in a geriatric setting. Must be able to speak, write and understand English. Working conditions consist of bending, standing, sitting, lifting and moving intermittently during working hours. Subject to long periods of standing. Must be able to lift equipment, supplies, etc., in excess of fifty (50) pounds. Activities Assistant - Life Enrichment Job Summary: Assist in planning, organizing and implementing the activities programs of the facility. Interview residents or family members to obtain activity information. Assist the Activity Director with preliminary and comprehensive assessments of the activity needs of each resident. Review and report on resident assessments. Develop and maintain a good rapport with all the services involved with the care plan. Encourage social communication among residents through group activities and recreation. Encourage residents to participate in hobbies and crafts; provide materials as necessary. Assists in the transportation of residents to activities. This is a brief overview of job responsibilities and not intended to be all inclusive. Are you looking to join a winning team? Are you looking for a workplace that rewards your effort, provides the physical and emotional support you need, management staff that care, with consistent scheduling and excellent benefits? Carmel Terrace can offer you: Competitive Compensation Next-Day Pay Option Student Loan Forgiveness Guidance Employee Assistance Program with Discount marketplace Compassionate work environment Please consider joining our team working where The Difference is Love! Carmel Terrace is an Equal Opportunity Employer and adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.