• Activity Assistant - Full Time

    Posted Date 2 months ago(11/15/2018 5:52 PM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Area of Interest
    Social Work
    Elderwood at Cheektowaga
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Elderwood at Cheektowaga is seeking a full time Activity Assistant. 


    Activity Assistant Position Overview:

    • An active social life is an essential aspect of life at Elderwood. Our activities leaders conduct enjoyable recreation programs that keep residents energized, engaged and mentally stimulated.


    • Assists the Director Activities in planning and carrying out the activity program.

    • Approaches residents on assigned unit to plan individual recreational and social activities; reports to Director Activities about response and cooperation of resident.

    • Prepares resident information for use by the Director Activities in care planning and documentation; writes progress notes as assigned.

    • Assists in developing and maintaining good contact with community resources for the betterment of the activities program.

    • Responsible for maintaining departmental inventory of equipment and supplies.

    • Maintains attendance records and prepares other reports as required.


    • Minimum 18 yrs. age required, HS diploma or equivalent required.

    • Valid New York Driver’s License and clean driving record required.

    • Ability to develop good relationships with staff, volunteers, families and visitors required.

    • Ability to inspire and motivate others, create a warm and accepting climate for residents and be able to adapt and modify activities to meet their needs required.

    • Understanding of the rights and needs of residents required.

    • Physical stamina for constant activity required.


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