Cedar Hill Continuing Care Community

Job Description

Activity Assistant in Cedar Hill Health Care Center

Cedar Hill Continuing Care Community is seeking a part-time 30-35 hour per week activity assistant at Cedar Hill Health Care Center. Experience preferred. Growth potential for the right individual to advance to Assistant Activity Director in the next year.


 Under the direction of Activity Director, the Activity Assistant will assist in the planning, coordination and implementing of the Therapeutic Activity Programs on a daily basis to meet the individual resident’s needs and interests.


 The Activity Assistant needs to possess the following educational and experience requirements and support the following professional view points:

  • Have a thorough knowledge of various Resident Activities, and have a familiarity with Resident Activities, and have a familiarity with Resident limitations and needs.
  • Be able to work in close cooperation with the Activity Director, accept and utilize constructive criticism, and display initiative to complete activity-related tasks and programs.
  • Have successfully completed or be eligible to attend a state-approved Activity Course.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license (may be able to work around this, depending on circumstances.

Physical Requirements:

Must be in good physical shape and be able to lift up to 35lbs

Dress Code:

Must be neat and well groomed at all times

Responsible To:

Activity Director

General Hours of Work:

30-35 hour per week weekdays + every other weekend

Position Expectations:

  • Dependable punctual attendance
  • Assist/lead group one-to-one activity program
  • Assist residents to and from Activity Program
  • Report any changes in resident’s behavior, safety hazard, or procedural difficulties
  • Maintain an up to date daily attendance on each resident
  • Help decorate the facility for holidays and special occasions
  • Assist in maintaining equipment and supplies in a neat and safe manner
  • Ability to plan and implement evening and weekend functions as necessary
  • Ability to take part in In-service education and attend all In-Service sessions relating to the Activity program
  • Ability to follow Resident’s Rights Policies at all times
  • To be able to fill in for Activity Director for vacations, sick days, conferences or other times off as needed
  • The physical activities of this position involve balancing, climbing, crouching, fingering, grasping, kneeling, lifting, pulling, pushing, reaching, standing, and stooping
  • An individual in this position will be required to carry or lift 35lbs of weight
  • Ability to hear, see, smell and speak adequately to perform the functions of this position
  • An individual in this position will be exposed to inside and outside environmental conditions
  • Complete Feeding Assistant program and assist at meals


Cedar Hill offers paid vacation and sick time as well as health, dental, vision and short-term disability.