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POST DATE 8/26/2016
END DATE 10/26/2016

Prestige Care, Inc Forest Grove, OR

Forest Grove, OR
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED


Job Summary:

Activities Assistant coordinates, plans and helps with the life enrichment and resident activity programs.

Essential Functions:

Assists in carrying out the life enrichment programs as identified in the monthly calendar and as instructed by the activities director, including making sure copies of the calendar are posted throughout the facility 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 bring residents to and from activities and events.
Maintains life enrichment equipment and supplies, and organizes the activities storage areas in an orderly and clean manner.
Assists in carrying out a life enrichment activity 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.
Performs other related 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.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Ability to speak effectively before groups of residents, staff and volunteers.
Valid commercial Class B drivers license, and access to a private vehicle for business use may be required.

Imagine waking up each morning knowing that you're about to do some good in the world...

Prestige Care is about people helping people, and is rooted in a philosophy of caring based on our core values - respect, integrity, commitment and trust - that are at the center of all we do. Our mission is to provide quality care, guided by a compassionate heart and our promise is to personally touch lives every day.

At Prestige, we offer a dynamic and collaborative environment where you will not only make a difference in the lives of others every day; you have the opportunity to grow professionally, learn new skills and advance your career.
Medical, dental and vision coverageHSA/FSA AccountsLife and ADD insurance401(k) plan with w/Company MatchPaid VacationCommitment to career developmentScholarship/Tuition Reimbursement ProgramEmployee Discounts: Cell Service, Theme Parks and much more!*Benefit options may be different depending on community and employment status.