Job Description

  • Category
    Specific Schedule
    Days and shifts vary, may work weekends and holidays as needed
    PRN/On Call
    Healthcare Center
    USD $17.00/Hr.
    USD $18.50/Hr.
  • Job Summary

    Friendship Village Tempe is seeking an Activity Assistant for work in our Healthcare Center On-call/PRN. This person will work on an as-needed basis.


    • Under the direction of the HCC Activity Director, responsibilities will include: promoting and providing person-centered care to Health Care Center residents, coordinating and conducting activity groups, and following the monthly activity calendar.
    • To assist with designing programs to increase socialization, provide entertainment and promote physical activity.
    • Must have an understanding of the needs and concerns of the elderly, as well as patience, tact, and a cheerful attitude.

    Education & Experience

    • High school diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.)
    • Able to compute basic mathematical equations
    • Adult CPR certification required.
    • First Aid certification required.
    • AZ L.N.A./C.N.A. license is preferred.
    • Must be proficient with computers including knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint).

    Physical Requirements & Working Conditions

    • Must be able to push wheelchairs, and geri-chairs, and transfer residents from a wheelchair to a sitting chair.
    • Move tables and chairs, climb steps, and ladders, stoop, bend, reach and squat.
    • Able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds of material handling, and up to 35 pounds of Resident handling.
    • Walk, sit or stand for long periods of time.
    • Lift heavy trays of food and safely transport hot foods.
    • Safely utilize kitchen appliances such as a steam table or a warmer.
    • Function efficiently despite any distractions or interruptions.
    • Visual and hearing acuity.
    • May be exposed to cleaning and offensive odors.
    • May be exposed to communicable diseases, and blood and body fluids that may contain HIV or HBV.
    • Must be able to tolerate heat, cold, and rain.

    Employee Benefits:

    At Friendship Village Tempe, we truly value our employees. As an On-call/PRN employee, you will have access to the following:

    • Opportunities for Advancement
    • Competitive Pay
    • Direct Deposit
    • Employee Referral Bonus
    • Employee Discounts
    • Discounted Employee Meals
    • Employee Events
    • Employee Recognition Programs
    • Leave of Absence Policy
    • Paid Sick Time
    • Military Time Off

    Hospitality Focus

    Friendship Village Tempe fully embraces a culture of hospitality. To that end, we include the following hospitality promises as a guide for our interpersonal interactions with residents, co-workers, and guests:

    • We greet residents, employees and guests warmly, by name and with a smile.
    • We treat everyone with courteous respect.
    • We strive to anticipate resident, employee and guest needs and act accordingly.
    • We listen and respond enthusiastically in a timely manner.
    • We hold ourselves and one another accountable.
    • We embrace and value our differences.
    • We make residents, employees and guests feel important.
    • We ask “Is there anything else I can do for you?”
    • We maintain high levels of professionalism, both in conduct and appearance, at all times.
    • We pay attention to details.

    Our Mission

    Friendship Village Tempe lives our life-care promise in a community where residents and staff are engaged in enjoying life as one.

    Our Vision

    To be known as the leading retirement community that embraces individuality while delivering an innovative and compassionate environment in which we live and work.

    Our Core Values

    • We interact honestly and fairly, with integrity and openness.
    • We intentionally respect and embrace the perspective of each individual.
    • We are passionate about consistently delivering exceptional service.
    • We are innovative and creative leaders.
    • We work together to cultivate meaningful relationships.


    Friendship Village is a place employees can wake up happy to come to work each day. We take pride in our exceptional culture of family and hospitality.

    We hold a 4.4 star rating on Glassdoor.

    We also have a 3.9 star rating on Indeed. has awarded us a 5 star rating

    Our staff and residents rate us 4.6 stars on Facebook.

    Application Instructions

    Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!

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