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Recreation Assistant Part-Time

Date Posted:  Nov 3, 2019
Requisition ID:  17028
Location: 

West Lafayette, IN, US, 47906

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.

 

Indiana Veterans' Home

The Indiana Veterans’ Home, located in West Lafayette, Indiana, is the only long term care facility in Indiana dedicated to serving veterans and their spouses.  We provide a beautiful, healthy and home-like environment for veterans and their spouses to live. Residents enjoy a variety of onsite and offsite activities, excellent health care, and a rich history that only a facility such as IVH can provide.

 

Salary for this position is commensurate with education and job experience.

Recreation Assistant

The Indiana Veterans' Home is currently seeking a Recreation Assistant in West Lafayette, Indiana. The Rehab Therapy Assistant 5 will be trained on how to carry out the daily activities for the Recreation Department at IVH with minimal supervision.  Reports directly to the Recreation Director and or Assistant.

A day in the life
  • The Recreation Assistant works as a staff assistant through the process of being trained to carry out activities in the rehabilitation program of a state institution
  • Assists with direction of routine recreation programs for individual and group activities.
  • Assists with maintaining resident documentation, scheduling and inventory.
  • Sets up for special programs and events.
  • Works weekends, evenings and holidays.
  • Ability to gain skills and knowledge required to conduct activities.
  • Ability to stimulate interest of residents in activities.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and gain skills and knowledge to conduct activities.
  • Good verbal and writing skills, as well as, some computer skills
  • Ability to perform minimal clerical skills
What we're looking for
  • Valid high school diploma or GED - OR two (2) years of experience.
  • Ability to gain skills and knowledge required to conduct activities.
  • Ability to stimulate interest of residents in activities.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and gain skills and knowledge to conduct activities.
  • Good verbal and writing skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to perform minimal clerical skills

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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