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Activities Assistant Part-Time

Posted July 30, 2020

Brighton Gardens of Brentwood
Brentwood, TN

About This Job

Job Overview

"It makes me feel good knowing that we make the residents’ lives better. We laugh with them, cry with them, sing and dance with them – we brighten their day. Working here is an unbelievable privilege and it will be something I carry with me for the rest of my life!"
  • Sunrise Team Member

At Sunrise, our Activities Assistant is responsible for assisting with the day to day delivery of resident centered activities and programs for the Sunrise Senior Living Community while meeting and/or exceeding Sunrise quality standards.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

  • Assists in maintaining a balanced resident centered activity program for the Sunrise community following the Activity Program Guidelines, Programming Guide(s) and direction from immediate supervisor
  • Under the leadership of immediate supervisor, assists with and supports the networking actions for retaining a volunteer base, maintaining a relationship with local businesses, organizations and schools
  • Reviews, reads, notates and initializes the Daily Log and Department Log to document and learn about pertinent information and any resident’s physical and behavioral changes as well as activities information
  • Demonstrates proficiency and understands the QA (Quality Assurance Process) & essential quality service standards pertaining to enriching resident centered activities and programming; partners with community team in striving for excellent quality care & service delivery as measured in the QA process
  • Partners with community team to ensure community follows all federal, state, local laws & regulations & Sunrise quality standards for resident care and services
  • Partners with community team to ensure community is in compliance with OSHA requirements and promotion of Risk Management programs and policies; adherence to safety rules and regulations
  • Actively participates as a member of a team and committed to working toward team goals
  • This Part Time position is for Mondays and Thursdays from 930am to 500pm.
  • One (1) year job related experience preferred in senior living communities
  • Ability to lead activities and motivate volunteers and fellow team members for their involvement in the social events and various scheduled social activities
  • Maintains a current appropriate federal and state license such as CDL (commercial driver’s license) and/or chauffeur license, applicable state license with an acceptable driving record in accordance with State, Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations and Sunrise policy
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities
  • Possess written and verbal skills for effective communication and the ability to facilitate small group presentations
  • Competent in organizational, time management skills
  • Demonstrates good judgment, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Ability to make responsible choices and decisions and act in a resident’s best interest
  • Ability to work semi-independently without direct supervision by following community procedures and guidelines and have the ability to follow through on assigned tasks
  • Demonstration of proficiency in computer skills, Microsoft Office (Windows, Outlook, Excel) and Sunrise applications with the ability to learn new applications Sunrise maintains a safe and drug-free work environment and all offers of employment with Sunrise are conditioned on submitting to and successfully completing and passing a background check and drug test.

About Sunrise

Sunrise Senior Living has championed quality of life in senior care for more than 30 years. We believe team members are our greatest resource and are looking for people who share our commitment to provide quality care for seniors and their families. At Sunrise, you will…

Make a Difference Every Day

We deliver high-quality care with a personal touch and encourage our residents to enjoy life to the fullest.

Be Part of a Uniquely Supportive Community

We care for residents and each other, and offer programs, rewards, and benefits to help you live your best.

Ignite Your Potential

You have the opportunity to grow both personally and professionally, and achieve your career goals.


About this Employer

Brighton Gardens of Brentwood

103 Arcaro Place
Brentwood, TN 37027

(615) 376-5299

Retirement Community

Located in Williamson County, Tennessee, at Brighton Gardens of Brentwood, our experienced team provides personalized care tailored to your needs and wants.  Our beautiful community offers enclosed courtyards with beautiful views of the raised flower gardens and lovely walking paths, and our close-knit community is filled with vibrant, friendly residents. 

When visiting us, you may encounter residents enjoying a nutritious and delicious meal prepared by our culinary team (such as our community favorites: fried pork chops and collard greens). You might meet Allie, our sweet 8 year old West Highland Terrier, who can be found on our residents’ laps, visiting residents throughout the community, and taking joy rides in our elevators.

You might also find our residents engaging in themed socials, daily exercise, and a wide variety of fun resident activities, such as SingFit--all designed to nourish the mind, body, and spirit. We have an ongoing relationship with the students at Brentwood Academy (located across the street) and Brentwood High School, and residents always look forward to visits from student volunteers. Additionally, the residents Live with Generosity through feeding the homeless projects at the National Rescue Mission, and gift baskets for the Brentwood first responders.