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Cassia Activities Assistant, Weekends in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Do you like making people smile and laugh? Do you like spending time with older adults? If so, we have a great opportunity for you to join our team as a Therapeutic Activities Assistant on the weekends at Stoney Point Meadows.

In this role at our 95-unit senior living community, you will conduct fun and exciting activities with our memory care residents and help them enjoy their day. We are looking for people who is reliable, positive, energetic, compassionate and patient to join our team.

There are Part-Time positions available working Saturday and Sunday. Hours: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Pay: $15.00/ hr

Benefits:

  • Competitive wages with credit for experience

  • Tuition Discount Opportunities/ Scholarships/ Student Loan Forgiveness (site specific, ask for details)

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • 403(b) or 401(k) with employer match

  • Employee Discount Program

  • Longevity Recognition, Paid Volunteer Time, and Mentorship Programs

  • Collaborative and Inclusive Work Culture

  • Employee Assistance Program with free confidential counseling/coaching for self and family members

    Therapeutic Activities Assistant responsibilities:

  • Encourage, support, and assist memory care residents with activities.

  • Assist in implementing therapeutic recreation programs.

  • Interact and assist residents on a one to one basis outside of structured program times.

  • Document activity attendance and degree of involvement.

  • Act as a positive representative at all times.

  • Display an attitude of courtesy and respect for all residents, families, and staff.

  • Assist Activities Director as needed with activities for AL residents.

  • Perform other related tasks as needed.

    Therapeutic Activities Assistant skills and requirements:

  • Prior experience implementing activity programs to residents in a senior living setting preferred.

  • Demonstrate good time management and organizational skills.

  • Ability to display enthusiasm and a positive attitude in promoting activities.

  • Creative aptitude for training in arts, crafts, and games.

  • Good communication skills, including ability to give directions to others in a manner that is pleasant and easily understood.

    Cassia’s Response to COVID-19:

    Cassia is serious about your safety and health—it is our number one priority. We have implemented COVID-19 protocols (routine cleaning & disinfecting, physical distancing, and resident & employee testing) and provide staff with personal protective equipment for every shift.

    About Us:

    Stoney Point Meadows, located in West Cedar Rapids, features state of the art amenities to promote independent living: a work out room, theater, ice cream parlor, restaurant style dining and more! Our six acre campus is located on Stoney Point Road and 16th Ave; easily accessible!

    We take pride in providing compassionate care to our residents by focusing on our 8 pillars of excellence (Compassion, Integrity, Excellence, Innovation, Stewardship, Unity, Respect, and Collaboration). If you would like to be a part of something important, please apply to this ad today. We would love to talk with you!

    Cassia, an affiliation between Augustana Care and Elim Care, is a Christian mission organization with over 200 years of combined experience caring for those in need. We strive to inspire residents to live the lives that are most fulfilling to them. We take pride in the longevity of our management team and invite you to apply to learn more!

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