Group Activity Leader (TEMPORARY)

Sep 10 2022
Hale Ku'ike Pali, LLC |Honolulu|Part Time
Category: Healthcare
Job Description

Discover for yourself the Hale Ku’ike Difference.

  • Work in a steady industry for a stable company that values and cares about its employees
  • Feel safe that your workplace takes all precautions against the transmission of COVID-19
  • Go to school or work around your family's lifestyle -- our flexible work schedules can accommodate that elusive "work-life balance"

Hale Ku'ike, the standard in memory care, is looking for energetic and compassionate Activity Leaders to join our team at our Pali location.


Job Type: Part-Time temporary for a few months starting in Dec 2022

Location: Pali location, Honolulu


Job Summary

The Activity Leader will be responsible for engaging residents in an activity program that meets their abilities, needs, and interests. He/She is responsible to perform the following according to Hake Ku’ike’s mission, facility standards, procedures, and resident care plans.


Essential Job Functions

· Assess and monitor residents' ongoing abilities in order to provide appropriate engagement activities that foster their physical health and wellness

· Lead and/or assist with implementing resident activities in collaboration with the Activities Director

· Evaluate the effectiveness of resident-centered activities, and notifies the Activities Director of any specific resident concerns

· Work collaboratively and effectively with Hale Ku’ike volunteers

· Keep residents' common living areas clean and uncluttered

· Demonstrate initiative and work well with Hale Ku’ike staff members in a helpful, respectful and courteous manner

· Assist residents in meeting their social and emotional needs through positive interactions with staff, family and other residents

· Respond appropriately to residents' requests for help and maintains positive relationships with residents' friends and family members

· Follow proper channels of communication within the Activities team regarding shifts and schedules, resident activities, and other information

· Work with facility's live-in companion dog to help engage residents

· Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

· Must possess, as a minimum, a high school diploma or GED equivalent. Additional study and/or experience in geriatric health related subjects recommended

· TB clearance (2-step skin test or negative CXR)

· Physician’s health clearance

· Full COVID-19 vaccination (with booster when eligible)

· Experience working with cognitively impaired adults or background in therapeutic recreational activities is desirable

· Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and to communicate effectively with residents, families, managers, and staff

· Prior work or volunteer experience leading group activities is highly desired (Experience in a healthcare setting not required)

· Requires excellent communication skills across all levels of the company

· Must be a reliable team player

· Ability to adjust to a dynamic work environment

· Ability to meet physical and mental requirements of the role (reasonable accommodations for qualified disabilities will be considered on an individual basis as provided under the Americans with Disabilities Act)

· Part-Time position is available (2-3 shifts perweek)



Wages start at $16.50/hr but commensurate with experience and education/training. Hale Ku'ike provides excellent benefits including medical and dental insurance, generous paid time off, free parking, and free meals.