Sunrise Senior Living Activities Assistant - FT (includ. weekends) in Westminster, Colorado

JOB OVERVIEW

"It makes me feel good knowing that we make the residents’ lives better. We laugh with them, cry with them, sing and dance with them – we brighten their day. Working here is an unbelievable privilege and it will be something I carry with me for the rest of my life!"

- Sunrise Team Member

At Sunrise, our Activities Assistant is responsible for assisting with the day to day delivery of resident centered activities and programs for the Sunrise Senior Living Community while meeting and/or exceeding Sunrise quality standards.

RESPONSIBILITIES & QUALIFICATIONS

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with transportation / driving of residents to community outings & doctors appointments

  • Assists in maintaining a balanced resident centered activity program for the Sunrise community following the Activity Program Guidelines, Programming Guide(s) and direction from immediate supervisor

  • Under the leadership of immediate supervisor, assists with and supports the networking actions for retaining a volunteer base, maintaining a relationship with local businesses, organizations and schools

  • Facilitate recreational activities with seniors

  • Partners with community team to ensure community follows all federal, state, local laws & regulations & Sunrise quality standards for resident care and services- Partners with community team to ensure community is in compliance with OSHA requirements and promotion of Risk Management programs and policies; adherence to safety rules and regulations

  • Actively participates as a member of a team and committed to working toward team goals

Qualifications:

  • One (1) year job related experience preferred in senior living communities

  • Ability to lead activities and motivate volunteers and fellow team members for their involvement in the social events and various scheduled social activities

- Maintains a current appropriate federal and state license with an acceptable driving record in accordance with State, Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations and Sunrise policy

- Must be at least 18 years of Age

-Ability to handle multiple priorities

  • Possess written and verbal skills for effective communication and the ability to facilitate small group presentations

  • Competent in organizational, time management skills

  • Demonstrates good judgment, problem solving and decision making skills

  • Ability to make responsible choices and decisions and act in a resident’s best interest

  • Ability to work semi-independently without direct supervision by following community procedures and guidelines and have the ability to follow through on assigned tasks

  • Demonstration of proficiency in computer skills, Microsoft Office (Windows, Outlook, Excel) and Sunrise applications with the ability to learn new applications

ABOUT SUNRISE

Sunrise Senior Living has championed quality of life in senior care for more than 30 years. We believe team members are our greatest resource and are looking for people who share our commitment to provide quality care for seniors and their families.

At Sunrise, you will…

Make a Difference Every Day

We deliver high-quality care with a personal touch and encourage our residents to enjoy life to the fullest.

Be Part of a Uniquely Supportive Community

We care for residents and each other, and offer programs, rewards, and benefits to help you live your best.

Ignite Your Potential

You have the opportunity to grow both personally and professionally, and achieve your career goals.

Name Sunrise of Westminster CO

Type Full-Time

Job ID 2017-58632

Job Locations US-CO-Westminster