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Activities Assistant at Prestige Care, Inc

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Type: Full Time
Location: Bend, Oregon

Job Description:

The Activities Assistant position is a part time position, with work hours on Saturday and Sunday from noon to 5pm. This is a limited, part time position with no benefits.

Job Summary:

Activities Assistant assists in coordinating, planning and helping with the resident activity programs.

Essential Functions:

Assists in carrying out the assigned activity programs as identified in the monthly calendar and as instructed by the activities director, including making sure copies of the calendar are posted and available to each resident, his or her families, and friends.
Provides one-to-one programming for residents who cannot participate in a group setting.
Assists in decorating for the holidays with the help of residents and the volunteers and helps carryout special events.
Coordinates with the activities director and other staff as necessary to assist residents to and from activities and events.
Maintains equipment and supplies, and organizes the activities storage areas in an orderly and clean manner.
Assists in carrying out activities and events in the absence of the Activities Director.
Assists with quarterly special events that include residents, families, friends and the community at large.
Works with community resources and contacts to enhance the quality of life for residents as instructed by activities director.
Perform other duties as assigned.

High School diploma or equivalent.
Having completed a state certified activities training program or having one or more years of direct programming experience with older adults is helpful.
Valid commercial Class B drivers; license and access to a private vehicle for business use may be required
Able to communicate effectively, in English, with personnel at all levels of the organization, with residents, their friends and family, and with members of the community

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Nestled in the heart of Bend, Oregon, Prestige Senior Living High Desert offers residents the comfort of home and the camaraderie of community-based living. Residents experience the independence and convenience that comes with community-based living, a myriad of activities, educational opportunities and life-enrichment programming.
At High Desert, we offer Celebrations, a lifestyle program that embraces a philosophy of healthy, fulfilled living to foster happiness and longevity among our residents. Our program s events, activities and educational opportunities are designed to nurture mind, body and spirit, and give you the choices and freedom to celebrate life.