Willow Valley Communities Career Center

Activity Assistant

Posted Date 4 months ago(2/19/2024 11:23 AM)
Requisition ID
# of Open Positions
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US-PA-Willow Street

Job Description and Responsibilities

Join our Therapeutic Recreation team as a Recreation Therapy Assistant! Become an active part in our life enrichment team by planning fun and innovative activities to ensure our residents are living a "Life Lived Forward"!

Opportunities with WVC:

  • Continued career growth and education opportunities, such as extensive dementia training by our very own Memory Care Educator
  • Excellent benefits package, including medical, dental and vision
  • Use of our amenities, such as our fitness center, spa, cafés and swimming pools
  • Plus many more

Starting rate:

  • From $15.50/hr + experience


  • Assists with the Therapeutic Recreation programs as directed by the Therapeutic Recreation Supervisor.
  • Plans, organizes and implements regularly scheduled day and evening programs, seven days a week and holidays.
  • Organizes and coordinates special outings and accompanies Residents on outings such as lunch outings, sightseeing rides, or picnics to make Residents aware of available recreational resources per supervisor request.
  • Creatively meets individuals’ activity desires.
  • Gathers and returns Residents for all programming during shift
  • Completes initial assessment on Residents upon admission.
  • Attends weekly meetings, providing input on Resident status.
  • Plans for upcoming weekly programs.
  • Visits Residents on a regular one-to-one basis.


  • Work experience: 1+ years
  • Long-term care experience: 1 year


  • 8 hours every other weekend and holiday 


  • 9:00am-5:30pm
  • Every other weekend and holiday as needed

Work Location:

  • The Lakes Campus of Willow Valley Communities
  • 300 Willow Valley lakes Drive, Willow Street, PA  17584


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