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Job Title: Activities Assistant

Job Summary: We are seeking an enthusiastic and creative Activities Assistant to join our team. The Activities Assistant will be responsible for planning and implementing recreational activities and programs for our residents. The ideal candidate will have a passion for working with seniors and a desire to enhance their quality of life.


  • Plan and implement recreational activities and programs for residents
  • Assist with the coordination of special events and outings
  • Encourage resident participation in activities and programs
  • Assist with the setup and cleanup of activity areas
  • Document resident participation and progress in activities
  • Collaborate with other staff members to ensure a positive resident experience


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Prior experience working with seniors preferred
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Flexibility to work weekends and evenings as needed
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds


  • Competitive salary
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Opportunities for career advancement

About Our Company:

We are a senior living community dedicated to providing exceptional care and services to our residents. Our team is committed to creating a warm and welcoming environment where residents can thrive. We offer a range of amenities and activities to enhance the quality of life for our residents.

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Activities Assistant

What is the best way to find and hire a Activities Assistant near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Activities Assistant applicants. Employers posting their Activities Assistant job on Indeed get about 17 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Activities Assistant applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Activities Assistant are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 10 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 1 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Activities Assistant positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Activities Assistant role?
SMS has 84% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Activities Assistant job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Activities Assistants are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 162% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Activities Assistant applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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