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Activities Assistant

Company: InnovAge
Location: Roanoke
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionThe Activities Assistant is responsible for assisting with the implementation of activities for participants that are tailored to the needs and limitations of the frail and elderly. Physical attendance at an InnovAge facility and/or an InnovAge participant home is essential to performing the job duties.

•Assists with the development and implementation of recreational activities that meet the interests, needs and capabilities of participants under the supervision of Recreation Therapist.•Assesses and re-assesses participants' functional status in relationship to participation in recreational activities, in collaboration with the Recreation Therapist.•Assists participants with non-skilled activities of daily living.•Leads and/or assists in large groups, small groups 1:1's and individual activities such as exercise, arts and crafts, games and current events. Assists in the organizing of special events and outings, in collaboration with the Recreation Therapist.•Performs preparation and cleanup of activities by putting away supplies and straightening out activity areas.•Attends meetings regarding participant care as assigned by the Recreation Therapist.•Assists Day Center staff in providing lunch service and assistance with arriving participants, as appropriate and approved by the ADHC Supervisor.•Orders supplies for department and maintains department equipment, within reason and ability of position.•Completes assigned charting and reporting as assigned by Recreation Therapist.•Additional work functions and duties may be assignedREQUIRED•High School diploma or GED required, or relevant work experience in lieu of education•A minimum of one year experience working with the frail or elderly required (work, personal or volunteer experience applicable)

PREFERRED•Experience working with the elderly or frail in a position that designed and implemented activities preferred.•Bi-lingual-Spanish, Russian, Punjabi or Hmong PreferredJob Title: Activities AssistantFLSA Exemption Status: Non-ExemptReports to: Day Center Manager

Keywords: InnovAge, Roanoke , Activities Assistant, Other , Roanoke, Virginia

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