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Activities Assistant

Company: Highlands Lake Center
Location: Lakeland
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionACTIVITY ASSISTANT - Full Time Daily Pay Option AvailableThe Activity Assistant will assist in scheduling, organizing and facilitating activities to meet the residents' creative, social, physical, spiritual, and emotional needs. Adapts activities to suit resident and incorporate them into overall resident care routines and objectivesRESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Planning and facilitating daily, weekly, and monthly events to encourage socialization, relaxation, and recreation.
  • Implementing activities that accommodate those with special needs.
  • Handling logistics to make the event possible, such as making phone calls, advertising, managing inventory and budgets, training and motivating volunteers or employees, and coordinating transportation.
  • Observing participants at events to gauge their enjoyment and obtain their feedback to improve events.
  • Keeping records regarding event planning resources, participant interest, and other notable information, such as injuries or behavioral incidents.
  • Reporting medical concerns or observations.
  • Ensuring that events are well-provisioned, event staff is trained and prepared, and that the event takes place on time and within budget.
  • Providing participants with instructions for the event.
  • Adhering to and enforcing all safety procedures. QUALIFICATIONS:EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:
    • High School Diploma and certain certifications may be required.
    • More education or experience with nursing, recreational activities, event planning, or related may be preferred.
    • Physical fitness, ability to walk, dance, stand, lift, or meet other physical demands.
    • Adaptability and strong organization and time management skills.
    • Excellent resource management, computer, record keeping, interpersonal, decision making, and verbal and written communication skills.
    • Patience and compassion when dealing with others, especially those who are sick, injured, elderly, or from different backgrounds.
    • Flexibility to work when needed, especially evenings, weekends, or early mornings.

Keywords: Highlands Lake Center, Lakeland , Activities Assistant, Other , Lakeland, Florida

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