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Activities Assistant (Full-Time) - Asbury Heights

  • Job ID: 903705201
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: daylight/evening
  • Shift: Variable
  • Facility: UPMC Asbury Heights
  • Department: Resident Activities
  • Location: 700 Bower Hill Road, Pittsburgh PA 15243
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $15 to $22.74 / hour


Asbury Heights is hiring a full-time Activities Assistant to work daylight and evening shifts! Apply today to learn more!

Join the team that’s providing the highest quality of care to seniors in our communities. With state-of-the-art safety protocols and the support of an academic medical center, UPMC Senior Communities has demonstrated a continued commitment to keeping both our residents and our employees safe and healthy, especially throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

Make a true impact at our senior living facilities, where you’ll have the confidence that your care is clinically backed by a best-in-class health care system and the rewarding knowledge that you are changing lives every day.

Assists in conducting therapeutic activity programming. Documents participation in therapeutic programs. Assists Activity Director in all aspects of volunteer services, gift shop operations and activity programming.


  • Promote outreach projects, assist in purchasing supplies.
  • Assist in creating weekly activity schedule.
  • Assist in resident voting registration and absentee ballots efforts.
  • Assist in annual volunteer orientation and recognition events.
  • Assist in developing activities that enhance the quality of life for each resident based on need, level of functioning and individual preference.
  • Participate in planning and attending community outings.
  • Assist Activity Director in purchasing efforts.
  • Assist in completing Activity Section on MDS.
  • Facilitate and escort Residents to daily programs.
  • Participate in volunteer recruitment and retention efforts.
  • Assist in working in conjunction with the Restorative Department to implement daily fitness program Fit-n-Fun supplying appropriate music, and social/emotional support.
  • Observe and adhere to all facility policies and procedures.
  • Attend intermediate care conferences to discuss and implement resident plan of care as part of a multi-disciplinary team in the absence of the Activity Director.
  • Assist with resident Christmas gift project.
  • Assist in training and supervising all facility volunteers.
  • Document resident attendance at scheduled programs.
  • Develop positive relations with community groups including, but not limited to the VFW, local church groups, civic organizations, scout groups, and local corporations.
  • Work in conjunction with volunteers in stocking of shop and pricing.
  • Provide inventory of items needed to service resident population.
  • Attends all appropriate facility in-services and committee meetings.
  • Observe and respect all resident rights.
  • Assist in maintaining financial records of purchasing and sales.
  • Build positive relations with all departments to enhance teamwork and promote an environment of success.
  • Attend and assist with monthly Resident Council meetings and documentation.
  • Provide support in interviewing volunteer candidates for appropriate positions.
  • Provide computer and clerical support to Activity Department and Pastoral Care.
  • Adhere to all state and federal guidelines.
  • Promote positive visitor and family relations.
  • Assist in developing volunteer policies and procedures with Activity Director and Pastoral Care.
  • Assist in scheduling needed TB test and criminal background checks for all new volunteers.



  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • 2 years experience working in a health care setting preferred.
  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated while performing job duties.

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UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

COVID-19 Vaccination Information

Individuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC’s COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC. Refer to the COVID-19 Vaccination Information section at the top of this page to learn more.

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