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Activities Assistant Jobs in Lansing, MI at Aria Nursing and Rehab

Title: Activities Assistant

Company: Aria Nursing and Rehab

Location: Lansing, MI

To provide the best quality of life and engaging daily activities to residents as a group or on an individual basis. Meeting physically, socially, mentally, emotionally and spiritually and needs of the residents. Present a safe, positive, caring and professional image at all times.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Assist with planning, scheduling and implementing quality activities
Create and maintain relationships with residents and their families.
Prepare activity calendars and update activity/orientation boards
Assist with resident’s special events, outings, birthdays, anniversaries, etc.
Work with volunteers and actively seek new volunteers
Encourage and motivate resident participation
Maintain accurate record keeping.

Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Welcome new residents and their families
Resident’s mail
Keeping equipment functioning properly as needed.

Educational Requirements
High school diploma or general education degree (GED). Course work or continuing education courses relating to field.

Work Experience
Prior work experience in activity/recreation field in geriatric care. Specialized training specifically relating to job duties.

Language Skills
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively with residents, staff, customers on a one-on-one basis or in a group setting. Must be able to speak, read and write using Basic English skills.

Physical Demands
To perform all aspects of the job on a day-to-day basis you must be able to lift up to 50lbs. physical work may include walking, moving, standing, twisting, bending, stooping, carrying, pushing and pulling for periods at a time.

Additional Information
Must be able to work in a team player environment, multi-task, self-directed, flexible, detailed orientated person, and organized; complete projects in a timely manner and follow through skills. Must have a high level of communication skills to interact with residents, families and staff. We are looking for 2 candidates to fill a full time and part time role. Hours vary.


Minimum High School Diploma or equivalent. Prefer some college.
Stable work history
Be able to pass a Background check and drug screen.
Must be comfortable working with individuals with diverse needs.
Flexible Availability
Compassionate, Patient, and detail oriented skill sets.

Job Type: Full-time


High school or equivalent (Required)

Work authorization:

United States (Required)


Morning (Preferred)
Mid-Day (Preferred)
Evening (Preferred)

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