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Charter Senior Living Activities Assistant in US, Illinois

  • Activities Assistant*

Part Time and weekends

  • Why Charter Senior Living?*

“I believe in the Charter Mission. To Enhance the Human Spirit. I do this every day as I help care for our residents. They may need extra help throughout the day, but I know during these times that I am enhancing their spirit. I feel honored to make such a difference in someone’s life!

  • Offering Health Insurance for Full Time Associates*

Charter Benefits:

  • Competitive Hourly Wage

  • Perfect Attendance bonus offered monthly- Earn an extra $100 per month (after taxes).

  • Health Insurance

  • 401K

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Employee Referral Bonus

  • Resident Referral Bonus

  • -Charter Senior Living Associate*

Your potential is unlimited. As a small boutique company, we are committed to helping each of our Associates have more than just a “job”. We want each of our associates to feel like they a career and an opportunity to grow. Learn more about Charter and how you can become part of an organization that is committed to the future of their Associates.

  • Position Summary: *The Activity Assistant ensures the resident’s well-being and satisfaction both in services and physical environment by assisting with developing and implementing programs that enhance the quality and enjoyment of life for our residents within the community.

  • Details of each Shift(s)/Hours/Days: *Varies – weekend availability required

  • Activity Assistant Primary Job Responsibilities:*

  • Assist the Life Enrichment Director and Programming in providing overall direction to the Activity Department by planning, coordinating, and implementing activities

  • Assist in the development of the monthly calendar with input from staff and residents and ensure that it is equally balanced with cultural, intellectual, spiritual, social, physical and recreational opportunities

  • Assist in procuring groups, organizations and individuals to perform for or instruct the residents as part of the Activity Program

  • Assist in providing periodic resident service seminars providing an overview of programs and conduct other activities to encourage participation

  • Assist in developing and maintaining the resident libraries and coordinate a resident library committee

  • Establish and maintain an active network of resident and community volunteers and other community resources

  • Assist in coordinating the production and distribution of the community newsletter.

  • Drive residents to events as needed.

  • Assist with supervision of community and resident volunteers

  • Drive residents as needed

  • Activity Assistant Work Experience:

  • Previous relevant experience preferred

  • Demonstrated organizational skills

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office products, particularly Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher, and the use of Internet resources

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license for the employee’s State of residence and have significant driving experience including knowledge of the geographic area they will be driving in

  • Driving record must meet or exceed minimum standards of insurability by the company’s automobile insurer

  • The ability to read, write, and communicate with residents

  • Outstanding customer service skills with caring and compassionate behavior towards others

  • Ability to coordinate with supervisors when group action is needed to solve a problem and get cooperation of other departments within the community

  • Caring and compassionate towards others

  • Entertainment Coordinator Educational Requirements:*

  • Minimum requirement of high school diploma or equivalent

  • The Benefits Program is offered to all Eligible Full-Time Team Members (Salaried and Hourly) and their families:*

  • Medical; Dental; Vision; Voluntary Insurance (Accident, Disability, Cancer, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity and Life Insurance); HSA or FSA Spending Accounts; 401K; PTO (Paid Time Off) and Holiday Pay; Tuition Reimbursement

  • Other benefits offered to ALL Team Members:*

  • Free lunch with various shifts; on the job training; online personal development courses; Perk Spot discount program for endless discounts at restaurants, local businesses, various retailers and more!; lucrative team member referral program; monthly engagement program with free prizes; recognition programs