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Auburn Homes & Services Activity Assistant P/T - Auburn Meadows in Waconia, Minnesota

_Activity Assistants - Auburn Meadows Assisted Living_

/Do you have a passion for helping people and want a rewarding career where there is a friendly and family atmosphere. Do you want satisfaction in your work knowing each day you are able to provide care and make a difference enriching the lives of our senior residents, all while having fun?/

If so, Auburn Homes and Services has a fun and unique role awaiting you. We are growing our team and have several new Activity Assistant positions available at our Waconia campus. The shifts we have available work every-other weekend and 7-11am, 3-7pm and 9-5pm. These are part-time shifts and great for individuals that enjoy doing activities with seniors. No experience is necessary as we have a great training program!

If you are local or want a position that is close to home, our Waconia campus is located just west of the twin cities metropolitan area.

Auburn Meadows Waconia Campus

591 Cherry Drive

Waconia, MN 55387

We are a neighborly community with a beautiful small town appeal and close in proximity to Saint Bonifacius, Victoria, Cologne, Mayer, Norwood Young America, Mound, Watertown, Excelsior, Chaska, New Germany, Spring Park, Maple Plain, Chanhassen, Carver Hamburg, Delano etc.

Auburn Homes and Services is a not-for-profit senior services organization with Long-Term Care, Transitional Care, Assisted Living, Memory Care, Enhanced Care, and HUD Subsidized Independent Living Facilities located in Chaska and Waconia Minnesota. In the spirit of Christ's love, we serve others with integrity and compassion.

When you work at Auburn Homes and Services, you are joining a community of individuals who are passionate about serving others and become part of the Auburn Homes & Services family. You will come to work knowing that every day you have an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of our residents and experience our active at-home atmosphere. As the Activity Assistant you will join in the fun by helping out with games, assist with planning exciting events for residents to join in and socialize, help provide a healthy lifestyle and social interactions, and maximize our commitment to being part of a community and providing the best possible care to our residents.

We are looking for someone with strong interpersonal skills who will assist in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of recreational, social, intellectual, emotional and spiritual programs, in accordance with the resident’s assessment and care plan, and as may be directed by your supervisors.

  • Perform assigned work routines and daily assignments to meet the psychosocial and activities needs of residents and the Household, including creating diverse opportunities for meaningful pursuits, daily pleasures, recreation, exercise, friendships, social interaction, growth and learning, fun and enjoyment, personal routines, spontaneous activity and Household rituals.

  • Assist residents with activities of their choice, group, individual or one on one.

  • Take residents outdoors, or out in the facility community and participate in outings and special events, as well as provide for resident leisure life activities.

  • Collaborate with households and campus staff related to large campus events, shared equipment etc.

Being part of the Auburn Homes & Services community, we realize that you as our staff member are our most important resource and therefore offer a variety of amenities including, but not limited to:

  • Fun and home-like atmosphere

  • Flexibility

  • Continuing education

  • Professional growth and promotions within the company

  • Fulfillment of role

  • Retirement savings

  • And above all else… having fun and enjoying our wonderful residents!

This would be a great career opportunity for someone looking for part-time, a retiree, or stay at home mom who is interested in exploring a rewarding career to contribute his or her skillset to! Answer the call and we welcome you to the Auburn Homes & Services family!

Come work with us!

  1. High School Diploma or related

  2. Able and willing to work flexible hours such as during evenings and weekends for planned programs.

  3. Demonstrated enthusiasm, initiative and good rapport with residents, staff, families and volunteers.

  4. Demonstrated compatibility with AHS's mission and operating philosophies.

  5. Demonstrated ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language to communicate with all customers.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. Auburn Homes & Services is an EEO/AAP employer

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