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Memory Care Programming Assistant (Activities) - Part Time

at Spectrum Retirement Communities

Posted: 10/5/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 8445292e-a8bb-4a41-b937-82fde903292f

Job Description

Do you have a gift for caring for Seniors and are you looking to join a team that creates communities that feel like home? We are looking for compassionate and talented team members who have a passion for caring for our Residents. The Memory Care Programming Assistant is responsible for assisting with the daily operations of the community’s Memory Care activity programs. You will assist with the development, planning and coordination of activities and programs that are varied, reflect the interests, values and beliefs of the residents and provide life-enriching opportunities for residents that participate in this program. 

Spectrum Retirement Communities, LLC. is considered a leader and innovator in senior living. SRC is ranked in the top five senior living companies for excellence by its peers and voted Best of Senior Living by SeniorAdvisor.com.  We are a privately held company which operates senior living communities in 10 states from Ohio to Oregon. Celebrating our second decade of operations, we continuously live by our Core Values and fulfill our Mission to create communities that feel like home where residents thrive and relationships grow.  For more information or to view other opportunities, visit www.spectrumretirement.com.

Shift Details: 2 days a week. Monday required and Flexible with second day. 8:30am – 5pm

Memory Care Programming Assistant Primary Job Responsibilities:

•Assist with planning and direction of the Memory Care program of activities and entertainment that enriches the lives of residents and adds fun and excitement to their lives

•Assist with the development of the monthly calendar with input from staff and residents and ensure that it is equally balanced with cultural, intellectual, spiritual, social, physical and recreational opportunities

•Assist with providing activities directly and coordinate the provision of activities by other persons and volunteers (i.e., ministers, residents, family members, other Team Members, etc.)

•Assist with procuring groups, organizations, and individuals to perform for or instruct the Residents as part of the Memory Care Activity program

•Assist with developing and managing the Memory Care trips program and schedule with the MC Programming Coordinator

•Ensure person-centered programming through the typical day structure, resident’s life stories, the structured corporate calendar, and an adequate inventory of activity supplies

•Conduct and facilitate activities for early stage dementia residents

•Drive residents to events as needed

Memory Care Programming Assistant Work Experience:

•Minimum of one year of experience working directly with the elderly or individuals with disabilities and or MCI

•Must have a valid driver’s license

•Must be proficient in Microsoft Office products, particularly Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher, and the use of internet resources

•Experience planning and coordinating events

•Demonstrated organizational skills

•The ability to read, write and communicate with residents

•Outstanding customer service skills with caring and compassionate behavior towards others

•Ability to work flexible hours, including weekends, evenings and holidays

•Proficient in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)

Memory Care Programming Assistant Educational Requirements:

•Minimum requirement of high school diploma or equivalent

The Benefits Program is offered to all Eligible Full-Time Team Members (Salaried and Hourly) and their families:

•Medical; Dental; Vision; Voluntary Insurance (Accident, Disability, Cancer, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity and Life Insurance); HSA or FSA Spending Accounts; 401(K); PTO (Paid Time Off) and Holiday Pay; Tuition Reimbursement

Other benefits offered to ALL Team Members:

•Free lunch with various shifts; on the job training; online personal development courses; Perk Spot discount program for endless discounts at restaurants, local businesses, various retailers and more; lucrative team member referral program; monthly engagement program with free prizes; recognition programs


Spectrum Retirement Communities, LLC and its affiliated companies are Equal Employment Opportunity employers. We also participate in the E-Verify program, a service of DHS and SSA.