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Activities Assistant | Part-Time at Enlivant in Dover, Delaware

Posted in Sales 30+ days ago.

Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

Enlivant is seeking an Activities Assistant at Dover Place in Dover, DE

Part-Time | Rotating Holidays and Weekends



We believe taking care of America’s aging population is not only a moral obligation, but a true honor and privilege.  With over 230 communities, we are striving to be the nation’s most trusted senior living provider. Our staff treats residents like family and serves them with the utmost integrity and compassion. 

We are a certified “Great Place to Work” and we believe in not only making an impact in our industry, but also with our employees. Our Benefits Plan is designed to recognize the diverse needs of our workforce with competitive medical, dental, vision packages, and a 401k with a company match. We also offer a generous paid time off for eligible employees.

Development is one of our highest priorities and we provide personalized training, both face-to-face and online, to ensure employees are prepared for their roles. Through our Learning Management System (LMS), all employees have access to state-required regulatory courses, professional development and soft skills courses, and Continuing Education courses.

We invite you to start a rewarding career and make a difference in the lives of seniors today!



  • Assist with initial assessments with family members and residents

  • Help prepare and post monthly newsletter and calendar of programs and events

  • Work with the Life Enrichment Coordinator to distribute the calendar to residents, families, volunteers, leads and appropriate referral sources

  • Encourage care partners, resident and family involvement in planning monthly calendar and participating in activities

  • Ensure staff assistance and participation with daily group programs

  • Assist in establishing and maintaining a volunteer program

  • Provide training and support for volunteers

  • Additional duties as assigned





Required Qualifications

  • Possesses good time management and organizational skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to perform the tasks required

  • Possesses good interpersonal communication skills; Ability to work harmoniously with other employees and develop/maintain good employee relations and employee morale

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record history

  • Must work a full shift, come to work on time, and work overtime as needed

  • The ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position


Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience in memory care, senior living, hospice, in-home health care, skilled nursing experience, or a therapeutic recreation and / or senior activities role

  • Experience with event planning and creating a monthly activity calendar for Resident programs

  • The ability to complete initial assessments to identify our residents interests

  • The ideal candidate will uphold the principles of our mission; to enrich life through meaningful relationships and vibrant communities

  • Actively express compassion for residents, staff, and guests

  • Maintain humility

  • Engage others in fun and creative activities

  • Strive for excellence in all aspects of the job

  • Work with integrity in all interactions



Enlivant provides equal employment opportunities for qualified individuals and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or other prohibited basis.


Where required by state law and/or city ordinance; this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.