Life Enrichment Activity Aide- Skilled

Homer Glen, Illinois, United States Part-time

In 1960, the first completed Providence building was dedicated.  If was full from the very beginning.  Decade by decade this ministry has grown to provide more services in more locations to more people.  Today, Providence Life Services offers Independent Living in apartments and townhomes, as well as Assisted Living, Memory Support, short-term post-acute Rehab services, and long-term Skilled Nursing Care in our senior communities in Illinois, Indiana and Michigan.  We also offer home-based services, including Private Duty, Home Health and Hospice through Providence At Home.  If you are wondering if Providence Life Services is the company you want to work for, ask our employees.  Many have stayed at Providence for decades, and we’re proud of our staff retention. 

 

Our Victorian Village Community located in Homer Glen, Illinois is currently seeking a part-time Life Enrichment Activity Aide for our Skilled Side. This is an excellent career opportunity for individuals who are truly passionate about providing meaningful activities for our residents.

Description

The primary purpose of your job position is to assist in the planning, implementation of recreational, social, intellectual, emotional and spiritual programs, and as may be directed by the Life Enrichment Director.  

The hours for this part-time position will be the following:

             3 days per week including every other weekend.

  Week 1 -       Tuesday -10am to 6:30pm

                        Thursday - 10am to 6:30pm

                        Saturday - 10am to 6:30pm

  Week 2 -       Sunday Hours flexible (5.5 hours)

                        Thursday-  10am to 6:30pm

                         Friday -  10am to 6:30pm.  

 

Summary of essential job functions

  • Assist in planning, developing, organizing, implementing, and evaluating activity programs.
  • Encourage residents to participate in scheduled activity programs.
  • Create a positive atmosphere of warmth, personal interest, and fun.
  • Befriend residents to encourage resident self-esteem.
  • Promote an environment of safety.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of all resident care information.
  • Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition, and enthusiasm and ability to incorporate these into life enrichment services.
  • Must possess leadership ability, ability to receive direction, and willingness to work harmoniously with others.
  • Must be able to push, pull, move and/or lift a minimum of 50 pounds to a minimum height of 3 feet.

Skills necessary

  • General computer and social media knowledge and musical capability a plus.
  • Must have a high school diploma or its equivalent.
  • Previous experience is a plus but is not required.
  • On-the-job training provided.