Activities Assistant

Activities Assistant

Job Title: Activities Assistant
Department: Non-Nursing
Hours: Full Time
Facility: Courtyards Assisted Living
Salary: $15-$17/hr

Position Overview:

To keep the residents active and stimulated through various activity programs.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for knowing individual responsibilities, but concerns should be reported immediately to the supervisor.
  • Daily activities programs with residents, includes set-up for activities daily and weekly.
  • Responsible for the safety of fellow employees, as well judgment is required in order to make independent decisions.
  • Extensive responsibility for the maintenance of confidential resident/facility information.
  • Endorses and complies with the vision, objectives, procedures, and policies of Bethany Village.

Basic Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the safety of fellow workers as well as residents.
  • Judgment is required in order to make independent decisions.
  • Adheres to all fire safety & evacuation procedures.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Education Required:               

  • High school diploma is required for this position.
  • Ability to read and write English is also required for this position.
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License is required.

Experience Required:             

  • Minimum training time of 1 month should be expected in order to satisfactorily perform this job.


  • No significant hazards should be expected for this position.
  • MSDS sheets are available for all chemicals used.

Equipment Used:                    

  • Telephones
  • Television/VCR
  • Computer
  • Copier

Working Conditions:              

  • Hours: This position may require to work off shifts as necessary.
  • Weekends and traveling may be required as needed.
  • Working conditions for this position may include the following:  Inside, outside, hot, cold, sudden temperature changes, humid, dry, wet, odors, noisy, adequate lighting/ventilation, moving objects, cramped quarters, working with/around others, working alone.

Mental, Physical, & Visual  Demands:                  

  • Some moderate lifting required(~20 lbs, @ 5% of the time)
  • ~10 lbs, @5% of time
  • <10 lbs, throughout the day.
  • Constant walking, pushing, talking, hearing, seeing, depth perception, concentration, and maintenance of an appropriate working speed are required for this position.

Personal Protective Equipment

   & Uniform Requirements:    

  • Business Casual Dress
  • Bethany Village Photo I.D.

Additional. Qualifications:

  • Creativity, a sense of humor, and a genuine compassion for the residents are beneficial to successfully perform in this position.

Apply Today!

Interested applicants are invited apply online or in person at:

Bethany Village – HR Dept
3005 Watkins Road
Horseheads, NY 14845

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