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Lifestyle Assistant PT Saturdays and Sundays (every weekend or every other weekend)

Company: Lifespace Communities, Inc.
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Job Description:

Don't just live life!Who wants to go to a boring job? At Lifespace, we get paid to create memories for our residents! We are not limited by our job title. We are one team united by our passion for service with a dash of fun. No matter the stage in your career, this is your opportunity to be empowered to create your own lasting impression.Lifespace Communities would like to introduce the opportunity to become a Lifestyle Assistant part-time at Saturday and Sundays every weekend or every other weekendOak Trace250 Village DriveDowners Grove, IL 60516The Lifestyle Assistant is responsible for leading planned activity programming, encouraging participation and assisting in achieving resident engagement that fulfills wellness dimensions of sensory, social, emotional, spiritual, intellectual, and physical enrichment. A few other details about the role:

  • Must have a Positive attitude and enjoy activities with seniors.
  • Orchestrate and lead therapeutic activities for resident participation in individual and group structures. Strengthen resident activity with assisting in development and coordination of programs. Motivate residents to participate in daily planned activities.
  • Maintain accurate records of resident interaction and participation. Notate in resident record individual progress in designated activities.
  • Establish one-on-one relationships with residents. Maintain daily one-on-one visitation schedule. Explore resident interests and conduct resident interest surveys as assigned.
  • Coordinate the movement of residents to and from recreational areas to participate in scheduled programs including programs outside of the Community.
  • Assist the director in planning, coordinating and implementing programs appropriate based on celebration or program topic.
  • Assist in organizing resident group trips and outings
  • Create and maintain the Monthly Event Calendar.
  • Communicate programming information via various media methods to include weekly, monthly newsletter, in-house television channel, postings, mailing, electronic messaging, etc.And here's what you need to apply:
    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • One year of experience preferred.
    • Experience in recreational activities preferred.
    • Possess a genuine appreciation of geriatric population.
    • Ability to work with demanding residents in a calm and professional manner.
    • Knowledgeable of computer functions and the ability to learn and use a variety of computerized activity programs.
    • Ability to plan, organize, develop, and implement events independently and in group involvement.
    • Adeptness to listen and understand information presented by residents and management.
    • Ability to read, write and speak English sufficient to perform job duties and to interact and communicate with residents, vendors and team members.Lifespace has enjoyed over 40 years of success and this is just the beginning. With new opportunities, continued growth, and the support from your Lifespace family get ready to ignite your life and experience Living Lifespace.ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW:Lifespace Communities headquartered in West Des Moines, Iowa, is one of the nation's largest senior living provider of non-profit retirement communities. The organization has annual revenue of over $340 million and employs over 3,800 team members. Lifespace Communities is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.Lifespace has remained true to its founding ideal: to help create exceptional, financially sound communities where people could enjoy a more rewarding and secure retirement. The organization is committed to excellence and innovation in creating communities that celebrate the lives of seniors. Lifespace serves over 5,100 residents.The Lifespace Communities are as follows:
      • Abbey Delray - Delray Beach, Florida
      • Abbey Delray South - Delray Beach, Florida
      • Beacon Hill - Lombard, Illinois
      • Claridge Court - Prairie Village, Kansas
      • Edgemere - Dallas, Texas
      • Friendship Village Of Bloomington - Bloomington, Minnesota
      • Friendship Village Of South Hills - Upper St. Claire, Pennsylvania
      • Harbour's Edge - Delray Beach, Florida
      • New Castle - Mequon, Wisconsin
      • Oak Trace - Downers Grove, Illinois
      • Querencia at Barton Creek - Austin, Texas
      • The Stayton - Fort Worth, Texas
      • Village On The Green - Longwood, Florida
      • The Waterford - Juno Beach, Florida

Keywords: Lifespace Communities, Inc., Downers Grove , Lifestyle Assistant PT Saturdays and Sundays (every weekend or every other weekend), Other , Downers Grove, Illinois

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