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Ohio Living Ohio Living Lake Vista in Cortland, Ohio

The Activities Assistant provides assistance in all activity functions ensuring that an on-going program of activities is carried out to meet the interests and the physical, mental and psychosocial well-being of each resident is maintained in accordance with company standards and federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations.

Care Management and Service Delivery

  • Performs day to day activity functions to provide programming that meets the residents’ interests and the physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being of each resident.

  • Encourages and assists residents to participate in hobbies and crafts.

  • Assists bed-bound residents by visiting, writing/reading letters, providing materials for hobbies, etc.

  • Makes routine visits to residents and assists with crafts, projects, etc.

  • May assist with transporting residents to/from dining areas.

  • May accompany residents to off-site activities where residents are loaded into buses, transported, unloaded, assisted, accompanied and returned to activities out of the building.

  • Interacts with residents to ensure that quality care and positive resident/staff relations are taking place.

  • Maintains open and trust-building relationships with resident family members, responding professionally and promptly to any requests or concerns.

  • Communicates with residents or family members to obtain activity information.

  • Provide reading materials in Braille, tapes, and recordings as needed.

Operations Management

  • Coordinates scheduled parties, movies, games/activities appropriate for residents in various levels of care.

  • Assists in developing an evening activity schedule.

  • Completes individual monthly activity log for activities he/she has lead.

  • Communicates needs for supplies/equipment as needed.

  • Attends all-employee and departmental meetings and in-service training as scheduled or as directed.

Quality, Compliance, and Risk Management

  • Develop and oversee written plans of care (preliminary and comprehensive) for each resident and assure that all activity progress notes (and plan of cares) are charted, informative and descriptive of the service provided and of the resident’s response to the service.

  • Maintains and reviews all charts, notes, and documentation for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with rules, regulations, and standards applicable to program services.

  • Maintains the confidentiality of resident information and honors the residents’ personal and property rights.

All other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required.


  • One year activities experience preferred.

  • Two years experience in a long-term care, hospital, or other related healthcare setting preferred.

Other Requirements

  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.

Ohio Living Lake Vista is Trumbull County’s premier life plan community. Services include long-term nursing care, short-term rehabilitation, outpatient therapy and assisted living. The campus also offers independent living apartments and villa homes. Most importantly, we’re a company that:

  • chooses to operate as a faith-based, not-for-profit organization

  • makes its mission the heart of our organization

  • has a reputation for consistently exceeding the needs and expectations of those we serve

  • provides an engaging, team-oriented workplace dedicated to career, family and faith

  • commits to recognizing our employees for a job well done

We’re looking for people who:

  • have a passion for helping people, solving problems and contributing to a positive work environment

  • are excited about bringing their personal standards and ideals to work each day

  • understand that HOW you do your job is just as important as WHAT you do in your job

Why work at Ohio Living Lake Vista?

Our residents and employees have access to an on-campus library and a walking trail that winds through our 32-acre campus and connects to the Turkey Run Trail in Mosquito Lake State Park. Depending on an employee’s status, they may benefit from:

  • competitive wages

  • affordable medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • 403b retirement savings

  • paid time off including your birthday

  • training, continuing education, and education assistance

  • pay advances up to $500

  • free meals/meal allowance

  • the latest technology

  • unlimited career opportunities

  • and much more!

Who is Ohio Living?

Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio Living is one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit, multi-site senior living organizations. Since its founding in 1922, Ohio Living has defined the highest standards of quality of life for adults through its 12 life plan communities and Ohio Living Home Health & Hospice in 50 Ohio counties.

Our mission is to provide adults with caring and quality services toward the enhancement of

physical, mental and spiritual well-being consistent with the Christian Gospel.

Our Values:

Care • Integrity • Customer Service

Innovation • Financial Stewardship • Leadership

Requisition ID: 2021-7285

Weekly Scheduled Hours: 1.00

Shift: Days

Work Schedule: Various

Street: 303 North Mecca Street