Lifestyles Assistant, PT
John Knox Village
 Lee's Summit, MO

Requisition Number: LIFES06570

Part-Time, 25 hours per week

Varied hours to include days, evenings, & weekends

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for assisting, planning and conducting a variety of activity programs to meet physical, social, mental and spiritual needs of residents. Contributes to overall success of lifestyles program. Responsible for following instructions and carrying out assignments properly. Supportive of Village mission, vision, values and service/hospitality (PRIDE) expectations. Completes training as required by policy.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Identifies, plans, schedules, and hosts a variety of neighborhood activities/events.
  • Schedules entertainment and speakers for neighborhood activities.
  • Identify needs and wants of assigned neighborhood in order to plan appropriate events.
  • Stay within budget assigned to each activity.
  • Assists lifestyle supervisor in hosting large events, holiday gatherings and weekly activities.
  • Encourage participation in activities through effective promotion.
  • Ensures supplies and equipment are available for each activity.
  • Promotes and maintains an uplifting atmosphere.
  • Organizes and assists with trips.
  • Ensures all necessary forms, promotion and calendars for each neighborhood event is completed thoroughly and on time.
  • Able to handle stress and get along with others within the workplace and with customers outside the department.
  • Able to maintain acceptable standards of workplace conduct.
  • Adheres to all safety regulations and requirements.

The responsibilities described above represent the primary responsibilities of the job. Other responsibilities may be assigned by the supervisor as warranted by business needs. The incumbent is expected to perform all assigned tasks.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

  • This position requires the level of education typically acquired by a course of study leading to a high school diploma or GED.

Experience:

  • Previous experience working/volunteering with the elderly is preferred.

Knowledge and Skills (required unless otherwise noted):

  • Ability to type with basic keyboarding skills.
  • Intermediate level computer skills using Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Internet Explorer).
  • Strong interpersonal, teamwork, customer service and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong organizational skills; ability to handle multiple priorities.
  • Strong creativity skills.
  • Able to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating instructions, handbooks and procedure manuals.
  • Able to write simple sentences, paragraphs and correspondence.
  • Able to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations.
  • Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.

SPECIAL WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Work is performed in both indoor and outdoor settings.
  • May be exposed to all types of weather.
  • Occasional exposure to chemicals used in various activity/craft projects.
  • Expected to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends and holidays, as needed.
  • All associates may be called upon to assist other departments in a declared emergency situation.

Physical and Mental Demands

The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Light Work – Exerting up to 20 lbs of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 lbs of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position frequently.
  • Frequently required to move about to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
  • Must be able to exchange information and express oneself.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED/GIVEN

Receives direction from the Lifestyles Supervisor. May give direction to volunteers.

EOE/D/V

Nicotine-Free Workplace

Post-offer background check and drug screen required.

Questions can be directed to careers@jkv.org

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