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Day Program Activities Assistant

Ingleside At King Farm
Rockville, MD
  • Expired: January 29, 2023. Applications are no longer accepted.

Ingleside at King Farm (IKF) is a not-for-profit, continuing care retirement community central to the award-winning inter-generational King Farm development. We offer small town living just a short ride from the Nation's capital. Inside our walls, residents find a stress free lifestyle with a variety of cultural arts, wellness activities and amenities to choose from, and some of the area's most spacious apartment homes. But most of all, they find unique members and staff with rich life experiences who have created a community within a community.

This position is primarily responsible for planning, organizing and implementing recreational, social, and therapeutic activities for the participants of social day program. Directly supervises day program participants through the day for safety and engagement.

If you have the sought after qualifications, a passion for seniors, and if you conduct yourself with respect, take accountability for your actions, are innovative, strive for excellence in all you do and are a good steward of your time and resources then we are honored to review your resume.


High School diploma or Associates Degree in a Human Service field required, six (6) months to one year related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Incumbent should be able to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written and oral form, possess high-quality verbal and written communication ability, strong interpersonal and organizational skills. Must be proficient in the operation of computer applications such as Microsoft Office, fax, etc.

Activity Responsibilities:

Assists with inspiring, planning and leading individual and group activities in the Social Day Program, Ingleside Engaged, with persons who have dementia-related diagnoses.

Plans daily program prior to day of operation, based on structured calendar, assuring supplies are available for implementation. Notifies Director of Memory Support Programs of supply needs in writing a minimum of one week prior to need.

Implements daily program of structured activities, leading all scheduled activities, for Social Day Program participants that is person-centered, engaging and therapeutically appropriate for persons with early and early-middle stages of cognitive decline.

Assesses the environment for safety risks to program members, assuring member's safety throughout program operation. Evaluates for and preserves program structure to impede wandering behaviors.

Directly supervises and/or accompanies members in person at all times during program operation. Meets all members at start of day and assures pick up at day completion.

Assists with transportation of residents from each program location, as needed.

Supervises lunch, sitting with members at dining table to assure member's ability to dine safely and independently without risk for choking or aspiration.

Leads set up and/or clean up of area for scheduled activities.

Reports to Director of Memory Support Programs all changes in member abilities or decline that may result in ineligibility or safety risk within program.

Administrative Responsibilities:

Maintains current record of programs including resident participation, events, and feedback.

Completes daily attendance records.

Develops monthly calendar of structured activities for Social Day Program participants that is person-centered, engaging and therapeutically appropriate for persons with early and early-middle stages of cognitive decline. Submit for review and approval from Director of Memory Support Programs two weeks prior to first day of the month.

Creates and communicates supply requisition list based on monthly budget, obtaining approval for expenditures from Director of Memory Support Programs a minimum of one week prior to scheduled need.

Creates daily lunch order for members and delivers order in a timely manner to dining staff for completion.

EEO Statement

As an employer committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, Ingleside recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

Ingleside At King Farm


Rockville, MD
20850 USA



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