Activities Associate -Part-Time - Wheatridge Manor
Vivage Senior Living is recognized as a national leader driving high quality service for seniors, their families, and our employees. "Vivage” means "celebrating aging” inspiring our focus to create innovative and customer-driven models filled with personalized and meaningful living experiences. We are a senior health care, solution driven company servicing 30+ facilities in the state of Colorado.
WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU AS A VIVAGE EMPLOYEE?
Flexible working hours
Daily Pay Advance Option Available
Holiday Pay (when working on a major holiday)
Sick time pay accrual
Paid Time Off
Health, Dental, Vision, and More
OVERVIEW OF THE ROLE:
The primary responsibility of your job position is to assist the Activities Director in planning, organizing, developing, and directing the overall operation of the Activities Department following the current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern long term care and assisted living facilities. You are delegated the administrative authority, responsibility, and accountability necessary for carrying out your assigned duties.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
Knowledge of special needs and limitations and strengths of individuals living with a variety of diagnosis; methods and techniques used to include residents and engage them in activities; alert to attitudes and feelings of residents; knowledge of/familiarity with, or willingness to learn; handcrafts, skills, social groups, sensory activities, games, and other activities. Ability to be professional in all forms of communication with staff, residents, vendors, volunteers, family members, and the external community. Ability to speak and lead large groups of individuals in the internal and external communities. One of the requirements of the position is to be able to drive the company van for outings, special events, transportation for Resident needs, etc.; company policy states that an employee must be 25 years or older to be added to the insurance.
THE MUST HAVES:
Minimum High School Diploma or GED. College degree in a related field of study, (human services, social work, outdoor recreation, recreation therapy, occupational therapy) is preferred, but not required
Two years of experience in a social, recreational or resident activities program in a health care setting (preferred).
Ability to pass a criminal background check as well as Colorado CAPS background check.
COVID Vaccine Required or Valid Exemption.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer
- Pay Type Hourly
- Employment Indicator Regular
- Min Hiring Rate $17.72
- Max Hiring Rate $19.00
- Wheatridge, 2920 Fenton St, Wheat Ridge, Colorado, United States of America