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Activities Assistant

Posted July 30, 2020

Sunrise at Fox Hill
Bethesda, MD
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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

We are looking for a creative and energetic individual to join our Lifestyle and Leisure Team in assisting our sophisticated residents at Fox Hill Condominiums.
Responsibilities:
  • 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
  • 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
Qualifications:
  • 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
  • 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.

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About this Employer

Sunrise at Fox Hill

8300 Burdette Road
Bethesda, MD 20817

(301) 579-4877

Retirement Community

www.sunriseseniorliving.com

Careers at Sunrise

Are you an experienced professional or just beginning your career? Sunrise offers team members at all levels a chance to make a difference every day, in a uniquely supportive community, and ignite their potential.

About the company

Beginning with a single community in 1981, there are now more than 325 Sunrise Senior Living communities throughout the U.S., in Canada and the United Kingdom.