Posted by Guide to Retirement Living SourceBook on 10/13/2015

Activity Assistant

Daybreak Adult Day Services
Frederick, MD

Employment Type

Daybreak Adult Day Services is seeking enthusiastic and spirited full time Activity Assistant. The ideal candidate must be able to successfully engage up to 60 senior participants in 2-3 consecutive hours of physically and cognitively stimulating activities, and be able to improvise as interest in activities fluctuates. Candidate will also be expected to assist in planning monthly activities, attend bus trips, and serve breakfast and lunch. Candidate must be able to speak clearly and project voice effectively for the hearing-impaired; must be able to write legibly and spell accurately. Experience leading activities with senior citizens preferred. Candidate must be able to work independently and have excellent patience and understanding of seniors with age-related changes and dementia. Bilingual candidates (Spanish/English) urged to apply. Position is Monday through Friday 8:30-4, with occasional Saturdays. Closed major holidays and during severe weather.

Required education:High school diploma or equivalent

Christina Forbes

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