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Ebenezer Activity Assistant in Minnetonka, Minnesota

Overview

We are looking for an Activity Assistant! The Activities Aide/Assistant reports to the Activities Director and would assist with the implementation of quality pre-planned leisure and social events programming, designed to support senior living residents in maintaining their personal potential physically, socially and mentally.  This position includes the following :

  • 56 hours in two weeks

  • Flexible schedule Days/early evening hours

  • Eligable for full benefits - https://www.ebenezercares.org/employee-benefits (including tuition reimbursement of $5,250 per year, paid time off, matching retirement monies and more)

When you come to work at Ebenezer, we promise to support your growth, honor your strengths and empower you to make a difference in the lives of others. Named as a Star Tribune Top Workplace for the 12 th time, Ebenezer is Minnesota’s largest senior living organization with over 100 years of excellent service, and we’re growing at an unprecedented rate!

Orchards of Minnetonka Senior Living celebrates nature and wellness in all its forms. Our community is located near a major hub in Minnetonka, MN just minutes away from The Ridgedale Mall, Wayzata and quick access to public transportation. Managed by Ebenezer we offer Independent/Assisted Living and Memory Care. Voted “Best Senior Apartments” in Minnetonka by Sun Sailor readers.

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Assists, coordinates, and may plan leisure programs, activities, exercise classes, and special events for older adults in an assisted living residence.

  • Encourages resident participation, reports changes in residents mood and physical status.

  • Promotes independence and helps develop socialization

  • May help escort residents to activities outside of senior living community

  • Other duties as assigned by Activities Director

Qualifications

Required:

  • Working knowledge of basic Microsoft /computer programs.

  • Ability to interact effectively and empathetically with senior living residents/tenants.

  • Must have good communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Must be comfortable leading activities with elderly residents.

Preferred:

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred, but willing to consider others with the right aptitude and/or previous related work experience.

  • One to three years previous experience either; working with the elderly, leading activities, or working in a therapy or recreation role preferred or have formal related education.

  • Preference given to candidates with previous experience with memory loss care.

  • Work experience in a customer service setting.

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As part of Fairview Health Services, Ebenezer is driven to heal, discover and educate for longer, healthier and meaningful lives for seniors. Ebenezer’s almost 4,000 employees work as a team to provide the highest quality care to those we serve. Our employees don’t work simply to collect a paycheck; they truly work to make a difference in the lives of older adults in their communities. A culture of caring for others is grounded in our values of Dignity, Integrity, Service, Compassion and Innovation.

We are located in Minnesota, Iowa, and Wisconsin hosting a variety of community settings such as; Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory, Transitional and Long term Care. Additionally we offer Adult and Intergenerational Day programs, Community-based services, Management and Consulting Services and The Ebenezer Foundation. Because of our size, variety of community settings, and our partnership with Fairview Health Services https://www.fairview.org we can offer opportunities for career growth and reinvention.

If you share our commitment to quality care for older adults, there’s a place for you at Ebenezer!

Vaccination Update

As part of our ongoing efforts to protect the wellbeing of our teams and to provide a safe and healthy environment for the patients and communities we serve, all Ebenezer employees will be required to receive both an annual flu vaccination and the COVID-19 vaccination series. Current employees must have completed both vaccination schedules on or before January 4, 2022.

Any new hires who are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 are required to receive their first dose prior to their start date and their second dose (if receiving Moderna or Pfizer vaccines) within 4 weeks of their start date. Annual flu vaccinations are also required before the employment start date for employees who begin employment during the flu season. Accommodations requests will be reviewed on an individual basis.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Job Locations US-MN-Minnetonka

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago (7/5/2022 11:52 AM)

Requisition ID 2022-96580

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date Support & Facility Services

Community Orchards of Minnetonka

Shift day/evening/night

Hours per 2 weeks 56

Department Recreational Therapy

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