Silverado Activities Assistant in Morton Grove, Illinois

This job was posted by https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov : For more information, please see: https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/ada/r/jobs/5662907 Silverado. Passion. Possibilities. Purpose. Silverado Associates know that there is no substitute for a meaningful career. We take pride in knowing the world is a better place because of what we do, and we feel fortunate to be part of a family that is unified in. We get the chance to learn every day, the opportunity to grow, and the ability to help others. At Silverado, it is about ENRICHING LIVES! To apply, please visit our website at http://www.silverado.com/careers or stop by our community at 5520 Lincoln Ave., Morton Grove, IL 60053 to apply in person. Silverado is presently seeking Activities Assistants for our Morton Grove Memory Care Community.Summary of Major Functions: Assists the Director of Resident Engagement with planning and implementation of resident activity programs on a daily basis. Qualifications:Education: High school diploma, GED or educational equivalent required.Experience: Previous experience working with older adults and/or persons with memory-impairing diseases is desirable.Other: Must have valid driver license, good driving record, and current auto insurance. Ability to read, write and speak English. Must be comfortable working in an environment with pets and assisting in the care of community pets, including, but not limited to, dogs, cats, and birds. Willing to demonstrate passion and ability to work with people with Alzheimer's disease and other dementia-related disease. At Silverado, we sincerely appreciate our Associates! Silverado has been award the Best Place to Work Award in both Texas and Southern California. Silverado Senior Living offers competitive pay and great benefits for full-time associates including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with an employer match, vacation, and sick time as well as great opportunities for growth. EOE/M/F/D/V To maintain our world class standard, all offers of employment with Silverado are contingent upon a satisfactory background check as well as drug screening, a physical and TB testing (if required for the position). Silverado also uses E-Verify to confirm work authorization with both the Social Security Administration and the Department of Homeland Security.