Our community is seeking a professional to serve as Programming Assistant for its assisted living and memory support community. This position is for Sundays only from 10am - 5pm.
The Programming Assistant will assist the Program Director in creating, scheduling and implementing programs for our assisted living residents, as well as for residents in our Compass neighborhood who are living with dementia.
The Programming Assistant provides assistance in managing a comprehensive program for active independent seniors, as well as individuals with memory impairments, with the goal of enhancing their social, intellectual, creative, spiritual and physical wellbeing. As assigned, instructs and supervises other assistants, Resident Care Associates (RCAs) and volunteers in their participation in activity programming; and serves as a liaison with family members, the larger community and care providers.
We are looking for a dynamic, innovative programmer who is creative, friendly, energetic and organized. Experience in a senior community as well as basic computer skills are required.
Qualified candidates will have an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree. Must have 1 to 2 years experience working with the elderly and/or Alzheimer’s populations. Experience providing programs or services to the elderly. Must be responsible, organized, and dependable with the ability to communicate effectively with senior citizens and their families. Computer skills required.
Background checks will be completed prior to employment. Walk-in applicants are welcome.