Activity Assistant (Part-Time)

Next Step Health Care - Agawam, MA2.8

Agawam Healthcare is looking for a part-time Activity Assistant to join our team!

At Next Step Healthcare, we are driven to provide each of our patients with an experience that exceeds their expectations. Whether you are a short-term patient with rehabilitation needs after a hospital stay or a long-term patient with chronic and complex care needs, our skilled nursing facilities are designed to offer personalized healthcare.

Under the direction of an Activity Director, the Activities Assistant will provide group and individual activities for the residents. The number one goal is to bring fulfillment and happiness. By smiling and bringing a positive attitude to work every day, it will promote a joyous atmosphere for the residents; does related work as required.

Assist the Resident Activities Coordinator and Senior Recreation Aide in the planning, development, and implementation of activities which enrich the lives of the residents
Proactively encourage and support residents' rights.
Work with volunteers - assist in work direction of volunteers as needed
Transport residents to and from activities as needed
Facilitate the activity, and be aware of all residents at all times
Clean up after each activity and leave the day room in good condition and ready for the next activity or meal
Assists in the measures taken for the care, custody, and safety of residents during group activities
Assembles, erects, dismantles, and stores the equipment and supplies used in the recreation program and leaves areas in good condition

Long term experience preferred

High School diploma or equivalent