CSIG Holding Company

Life Enrichment Assistant

Life Enrichment


Activities Assistant

Independence Village of Petoskey


Position Summary:

The Activities Assistant assists in planning and performing life enrichment activities that are beneficial and complimentary to the social welfare and interests of the residents of a senior living memory care community.


Required Experience for Activities Assistant:

  • Compassionate, patience and positive demeanor towards the senior population.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, which may include evenings, weekends and holiday hours.
  • Ability to work independently and in collaboration of team.
  • Ability to forecast needs for future events, react, and communicate quickly to sudden changes.
  • Proficient in MS Word, Publisher programs, and additional computer skills.
  • Current CDL Class C License with a P Endorsement is preferred- willing to assist in completetion of this certification


Primary Responsibilities for Activities Assistant:

  • The Life Enrichment Assistant actively supports our culture – our pillars and 1440.
  • Assist the Life Enrichment Coordinator/Director with the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the activities department.
  • Assist with planning and perform regularly scheduled activities and/or life skills activities.
  • Assist in maintaining an acceptable level of inventory to perform all activities.
  • Completion of all tasks and functions maintaining a high level of resident safety. 
  • Coordinate the posting of all activities.
  • Maintain all areas for activities within the community in a safe and neat manner.
  • Accompany residents on outings as assigned by Life Enrichment Coordinator/Director.
  • Driving residents to appointments and outings using our community shuttle bus.
  • May be required to assist residents getting on and off the bus, utilizing the appropriate and safest mode for assistance.  This may include using a lift, ambulation and or physical transfer.
  • Present professional appearance/dress.
  • The Activities Assistant maintains a positive attitude which supports team performance and productivity


General Working Conditions:

This position entails standing for long periods of time.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to communicate effectively with others, sit, stand, walk and use hands to handle keyboard, telephone, paper, files, and other equipment and objects.  The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms.  This position requires the ability to review detailed documents and read computer screens.  The employee will occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The work environment requires appropriate interaction with others. The noise level in the work environment is moderate.  Occasional travel to different locations may be required.


Serving is our Business

StoryPoint and Independence Village have over 35 years of experience working and living with seniors creating a deep understanding of their unique needs and desires. It’s this combination of technology, understanding, appreciation, and commitment that sets us apart and makes our culture so special for both our employees and our residents. Everyone in our communities commits to appreciating our residents as individuals who deserve to shine, every day.


We have comprehensive benefit packages that include health, dental, vision, 401(k), income protection, and extraordinary work-life benefits.


This classification description is intended to indicate the general kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that are required of positions given this title and should not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be.  It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of the employees under her/his supervision.  The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty.


Equal Opportunity Employer


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