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: Recreation Assistant - Full Time
Posted on: 06/09/2014
: North Hills, NY
Updated on: 07/14/2014
The Bristal Assisted Living Residence offers the ultimate in senior living providing Care Beyond Compare to all our Residents. The Bristal Assisted Living provides seniors a living environment that is safe and nurturing, nestled in surroundings that are luxurious and comfortable. We offer our Residents the necessary support to lead happy, self-directed lives
At the present time we are looking for a creative, hands on Activities Aide / Recreation Activities Assistant to assist in presenting and coordinating recreational programs for our Assisted Living and Alzheimer's Residents'.
Schedule includes one weekend day each week and some evenings may be required.
One year prior experience working a geriatric population. (Alzheimer’s /dementia population experience a plus)
At least 6 months of Recreation or event leadership experience preferably in an Assisted Living / Long Term Care or similar industry setting
Outgoing, warm and caring personality
Ability to create a program to get Residents involved and excited.
Dependable and able to supervise activities, special events and excursions for the Residents
Creative talents in one or more areas such as art, music, readings, dance, etc
Well groomed and properly attired, professional attitude.
Speak clearly and demonstrates good listening skills in person and on the phone
Proven ability to lead classes / instructional learning sessions and speak in front of a group setting with ease and clarity
High school diploma or equivalent at a minimum
The Bristal is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.