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Activities Assistant/Transportation Van Driver

Job Description

We are looking for a positive, compassionate Activities Assistant/Transportation Van Driver. Role will assist in daily, weekly, and monthly events in an effort to engage residents in activities that are meaningful and geared to empower. 

  • Patience and compassion when dealing with others, especially those who are frail, sick, elderly or from different backgrounds.

  • Possess an understanding of Dementia.

  • Flexibility to work when needed, especially evenings, weekends, or early mornings.

Job details


$9 - $10 an hour

Job Type



  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)
  • Driver's License (Preferred)

Equal Opportunity Employer


  • 401(k) matching

  • Dental insurance

  • Disability insurance

  • Health insurance

  • Life insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Referral program

  • Retirement plan

  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday

  • Weekend availability


You may also email us at or send your resume to:

The Patriot

Human Resources Director
495 West Patriot Street

Somerset, PA 15501


Activities Assistant Responsibilities:

Facilitate daily, weekly and monthly events to encourage socialization, relaxation and recreation.

Implement activities that accommodate those with special needs.

Observe participants at events to gauge their enjoyment and obtain their feedback to improve events.

Keep records regarding attendance, and notable information such as injuries or behavioral events.

Report medical concerns and observations.

Adhere to facility HIPAA policy, department policy and all safety policies and procedures.

Experience in nursing home preferred.

Ability to pass a background check and drug screening.

Physical fitness, ability to walk, dance, stand, lift or meet other physical demands.

Adaptability and strong organization and time management skills.

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