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Activity Assistant

Asheville, NC · Healthcare
Be part of an INCLUSIVE, growing company!  Our client understands the talent and value the disability community brings to an organization.  Join a Retirement Homes team where residents and employees flourish and become extensions of family that recognizes the dignity and worth of each individual.

Our client located in Asheville is seeking a qualified part-time Activities Assistant to join our team. This individual will provide engagement for our assisted living residents on Monday-Friday. Come join a team that is dedicated to making sure our residents receive first-rate continuum of care and services tailored to fit their needs


  • Planning, implementing  and documenting of activities for Assisted Living residents and assisting with planning/set up for theme/special events
  • Plans off-campus trips for residents, and drives residents on the outings (Depending on Covid 19 restrictions)
  • Creates, posts, and/or distributes information and material regarding events, programs, activities, etc.
  • Works closely with residents with dementia and cognitive impairment
  • Alerts social services staff of concerns pertaining to residents


  • Covid-19 Vaccination Required
  • Long term care experience working with dementia and Alzheimer's is strongly preferred
  • Musical abilities are preferred (primarily piano)
  • Artistic and decorating skills are preferred
  • Must have compassion for the elderly
  • Must be creative, energetic and professional, with good social, written and communication skills
  • Must be able to follow directions both verbally and written and demonstrate flexibility in potential changes to the daily schedule
  • Must be able to complete small set-ups independently
  • Must be able to assist residents physically in boarding the bus, sitting, standing and walking


  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance after 60 days of employment
  • Company paid Life Insurance
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Short & Long Term Disability
  • 403 (B) Retirement Plan with company matching funds after two  years of full-time employment
  • Direct Deposit


  • Day shift ( Monday- Friday) 
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