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Activities Assistant (Life Enrichment) -Full Time

Springfield, VA 22151

Retirement Unlimited

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Job Description

Aarondale Retirement and Assisted Living Community has a Full Time position available for an Activities Assistant in Life Enrichment. The Life Enrichment Assistant implements the community's Life Enrichment activities and events for Independent/Assisted Living and for RUI's Memory Care program (Inspirit's) under the direction of the Life Enrichment Director (LED) or assignment from Life Enrichment Coordinator (LEC).

At Aarondale we offer a competitive rate of pay and benefits including medical, dental, 401K and life insurance.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Maintains a working knowledge of all RUI policies and procedures pertaining to the position, the department, and the personnel.
  • Implements a varied and innovative Life Enrichment program to enhance the emotional, social, physical, spiritual, and intellectual well-being of the residents.
  • Leads and assists resident activities as requested with minimal supervision.
  • Assists residents as necessary when going to and from activities.
  • Organizes, coordinates, and accompanies residents on special outings as necessary.
  • Helps maintain equipment as necessary.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Hours are 9am to 5pm.
  • Must be able to work on holidays and rotating weekends.
  • High school diploma or equivalent and related work experience.
  • Demonstrate fundamental understanding of dementia and related disorders and competency in service delivery to residents (for Inspirit's / Memory Care only)
  • Must be able to communicate both verbally and in writing, follow instructions and direction, interact with residents of varying backgrounds and abilities, remain cheerful and calm under stressful situations, and work as a team member.
  • Must be able to exert up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally and exert up to 25 lbs. of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects including the human body.
  • Must be willing and able to work flexible hours including weekends, holidays, and evenings.
  • Must have strong customer service and hospitality skills as it relates to both residents and their families.
  • Must be able to work on holidays and rotating weekends.
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