Part-Time Activities Assistant

MBK Senior Living
 Mercer Island, WA

Working at MBK Senior Living is more than a job-it is an opportunity to enrich the lives of seniors, their families, the professionals that serve them plus be a part of a dynamic and growing team! Our positions provide the opportunity for associates to share their passion and dedication while making a difference in the lives of our storied residents every day.

We are currently seeking an Activities Assistant for our Mercer Island, WA community.

This is a part-time position and work schedule of 25 hours a week.

The primary purpose of the Activities Assistant is to aid in the execution of the programs and activities that are planned for the residents. The Activities Assistant must possess outstanding customer service skills and display genuine care and concern for our residents while demonstrating the principles and core values that MBK embraces.

Essential Job Duties

  • Attend and assist in planned activities and special events, decorating for major holidays 50%
  • Assist with surveying residents and making observations and recommendations to determine what activities are of interest 20%
  • Encourage residents to participate in activities 100%
  • Possess the ability, licensure and willingness to drive the community vehicle 10%
  • Ability to make flyers, calendars, newsletters and updating social media websites 50%
  • Aid in Marketing Events 10%
  • Display a positive and professional image through actions, and dress in accordance with the MBK principles and core values to include no heels or open toed shoes 100%
  • Display tact and friendliness when dealing with residents, families, and guests 100%
  • Perform other duties as consistent with the position and as assigned by the Front Desk Supervisor and/or the Executive Director or designee of the Executive Director 10%
  • Work with Volunteers such as scheduling, training and organizing day to day assignments 20%


  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • AA degree preferred or a minimum of two years of work experience in the industry
  • Background clearances as required by government regulations
  • Must meet health requirements , including TB
  • Basic math skills (addition, subtractions, and multiplication) required
  • Must be able to read and speak English
  • Clerical knowledge such as making flyers, calendars, newsletters and updating social media websites
  • Reasoning skills that include the ability to understand issues, process information for the purpose of giving and receiving feedback
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to speak, write and read English
  • Ability to operate basic office equipment including personal computer, scanner, copier, fax machine and proficient with email and Microsoft Office
  • Compliance and understanding of all regulations regarding residents’ rights
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action and to remain calm during emergency situations
  • Ability to deal tactfully and professionally at all times with personnel, residents, family members, visitors and the general public

Physical Demands

  • Must be mobile and able to move intermittently throughout the work day, and throughout the community
  • Must have a pleasant speaking voice and command of the English language
  • Requires repetitive hand motion
  • Moderate to physical effort to lift/carry up to 25 lbs. may be necessary
  • Able to assist in the moving of residents in emergency situations
  • Lifting 25 pounds, carrying, pushing, pulling, bending, walking, standing and sitting

MBK Senior Living is a dynamic, growing company that opened its first senior living community in 2004. We currently have thirty-three communities in six states.

As an MBK community associate, you will enjoy the genuine spirit of caring and collaboration that makes each of our communities so well respected within their local neighborhood. In addition, you will become part of an ever increasing community of professionals who have the passion and dedication of building meaning­ful relationships with our residents and their families now and for years to come.

We offer a rich benefits package comprising of the following: competitive salaries with opportunities for growth; 401(k) retirement plan with up to 4% employer matching; comprehensive industry leading medical, dental and vision insurance; company-provided life, disability and AD&D insurance; flexible spending accounts, generous paid time off including vacation and sick time, holidays, and bereavement leave; and a variety of programs including leadership development, training, and personal coaching; education loan assistance and scholarships; daily living, financial and legal services; childcare and eldercare assistance; employee discounts; and health and wellness resources that include virtual yoga, mindfulness, and financial readiness for employees and their family members.

If you are ready to meet the challenges of this critical role, we want to hear from you!

Mandated Vaccine Information:

Due to the nature of the company’s circumstances and business, MBK is mandating the Covid Vaccine for all employees unless team members have a religious or medical accommodation

HIPAA Disclosure:

All associates prior to commencing employment and once employed must not be considered an “Excluded Party” as defined by the Medicare and state Medicaid Programs as well as other federal and state government contract programs. If as an associate you learn you are an Excluded Party, you must present your Excluded Party notice letter to your supervisor immediately. An Excluded Party is a person that the federal or state government found not eligible to provide care and services in a Community that receives Medicare or Medicaid funding. In addition, at all times, during your employment, all associates must be in compliance with certain laws and regulations that affect the company, including but not limited to Resident Rights, HIPAA, State licensing regulations, and those laws relating you an associates’ professional license.