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Life Enrichment & Activities Assistant

Company: Byron Center Manor
Location: Byron Center
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionLife Enrichment Assistant Job SummaryThis position leads daily activities for all residents at BCM.Life Enrichment Assistant Duties and Responsibilities

  • Post daily schedule and menu.
  • Read communication notes.
  • Gather residents in preparation for all activities.
  • Lead daily activities according to the schedule listed on the monthly calendar.
  • Follow resident hydration guidelines.
  • Assist residents in dining area at meal time (serve, feed (East only) and eat with them).
  • Prepare for afternoon activities.
  • Assist Life Enrichment Supervisor with organized seasonal holiday functions (Mother's Day Tea, Father's Day Open House, etc.).
  • Submit proposal for monthly activity calendar and present to Life Enrichment Supervisor by 15th of month.
  • Create and execute monthly changes in dcor, which are approved by Life Enrichment Supervisor.
  • Organize and conduct resident council and menu meetings.
  • Keep an updated birthday list and ensure resident's doors are decorated.
  • Plant and maintain neighborhood gardens.
  • Return pop cans as assigned. Turn in collected money to Life Enrichment Supervisor.
  • Chart daily activities for each resident.
  • Pet Care.
  • Attend all mandatory staff meetings.
  • Miscellaneous tasks as assigned.Life Enrichment Assistant Requirements and Qualifications
    • High school diploma or equivalent required.
    • One year of experience working with the elderly, is preferred.
    • Must have good references from previous employers.
    • Must be able to pass a background check.
    • Must be able to work every other weekend (required)
    • Great communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Basic reading, writing, math, and computer skills.
    • Good conversation skills and a friendly demeanor.
    • Able to work independently with little supervision.
    • Able to maintain organized logs of activities and services provided.
    • Physically capable of doing work that requires standing, lifting, bending, and pushing.
    • Patient and calm, especially in difficult situations.
    • Reliable, compassionate, and willing to serve others.
    • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs.

Keywords: Byron Center Manor, Grand Rapids , Life Enrichment & Activities Assistant, Other , Byron Center, Michigan

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