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Erickson Living Activities Associate (Per Diem) in New Providence, New Jersey

Location:

Lantern Hill by Erickson Senior Living

Lantern Hill is a luxurious 20-acre continuing care retirement community located in Union County, New Jersey in the borough of New Providence. We’re part of a growing network of communities developed and managed by Erickson Senior Living, a national provider of senior living and health care with campuses in 11 states—and growing.

We are hiring an Activities Assistant (Intermissions Associate) who can bring their gift of compassion to our residents and family members who deal with the challenges of dementia.

Schedule: Per Diem/On-Call Monday-Friday 8:30AM-5:00PM

How you will make an impact:

  • Leading social activity-based programming for Intermission participants.

  • Adopting a person-centered approach and an environment that supports the needs of each individual resident.

  • Designing and implementing creative programming.

  • Assisting in program operation by leading activities and transporting residents to and from programs.

  • Completing daily attendance records.

What we offer:

  • A "career for life" approach to professional and personal development for our greatest asset; our employees.

  • A culture of diversity and inclusion, which builds on our values, vision, and mission.

  • Discounted meals in our restaurants.

  • Compensation: $18.00 per hour with experience.

What you will need:

  • High school diploma or GED.

  • Programming/activity experience is preferred.

  • Patience, flexibility, and the sincere interest and desire to work with residents affected by dementia.

  • Ability to read, write, and follow oral and written instructions in English is required.

  • Must be at least 18 years old.

Erickson Senior Living, its affiliates, and managed communities are Equal Opportunity Employers and are committed to providing a workplace free of unlawful discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, veteran status, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.

Since 1983, Erickson Senior Living’s national network of managed communities has been devoted to one mission—helping people live better lives. If you're driven to make a difference and feel passionate about what you do, you'll thrive in an Erickson Senior Living career. Experience a work and social environment beyond the traditional office setting, with access to multiple on-campus dining choices, health and wellness facilities, lush green spaces, and so much more. Come see why we’re among the most respected names in senior living, now serving 27,000 residents with a team of more than 14,000 employees.

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