The Mariner Marblehead

Activity Assistant - Full-Time

Marblehead, MA 01945


Job Status

Activity Assistant

Threading Joy and Connection

Why Join Our Engagement & Activity Team:

We care about our team and offer lots of benefits for your growth and happiness.

  • Competitive Compensation: Get paid well for your skills and hard work.
  • Flexible Scheduling: Have a flexible schedule that fits your life.
  • Time Off: Take breaks with paid holidays, vacation, and personal days.
  • Health and Wellness: Stay healthy with good insurance for you and your family.
  • Financial Security: Plan for the future with a 401(k) and company match.
  • Invested in You: ongoing training and growth opportunities.

Activity Assistant Job Summary

As an Activity Assistant, you'll work with the Engagement Director to make our residents' lives more enjoyable with fun and engaging activities. Your role involves creating experiences that cater to their physical, intellectual, and emotional well-being, making our community vibrant and lively.


  • Work with the Engagement Director to plan and run a variety of activities, like exercise programs, interesting sessions, art projects, trips, spiritual gatherings, and events with speakers and music.
  • Connect with residents personally, understanding what they like and need to make sure activities are enjoyable and meaningful.
  • Help plan trips outside the community, organize details, and make sure residents are safe and happy.
  • Create a warm and inclusive environment where residents can make friends and discover new interests.
  • Keep records of resident participation and feedback to help improve our programs.
  • Share creative ideas to keep our programs exciting and in line with what seniors like.


  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent. Some classes in recreation, gerontology, or related areas are a plus.
  • Love connecting with seniors and naturally get along with them.
  • Be creative and able to plan and lead activities that suit different interests and abilities.
  • Organize things well and pay attention to details.
  • Communicate effectively and be kind.
  • Be flexible to work different shifts, including weekends and evenings.
  • Know basic computer skills for documenting and communicating.

As the heart of our community our Engagement Team brings purpose and joy to our community. Join us and measure your success in the smiles you help create.


Criminal Background Screening is required.

*All candidates will be required to show valid proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 before commencing work or commit to obtaining full vaccination within 30 days of commencing work, unless they receive an approved exemption.

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