• Engagement Assistant

    Job Locations US-MA-Charlton
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Resident Services
    Resident Services
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Responsibilities

    To provide activities that include, but are not limited to, physical, emotional, spiritual, intellectual / educational and social interests.  It is also the responsibility of the activity assistant to invite and encourage residents to participate in group activities offered in the facility.


    • To follow the daily activity calendar events scheduled.
    • To invite and / or encourage residents to participate in daily activities.
    • To provide alternatives to those residents not wishing to participate in the group activities through 1:1 programs.
    • Facilitate groups with motivation and creativity so that residents are participating in functional and worthwhile programs.
    • Prepare for the daily events / activities and bring all needed materials.
    • Assist with planning development of the monthly activity calendar.
    • Assist with and attend special events/programs.
    • Must be kind, compassionate creative and enjoy working with the senior population.
    • Some nights and weekends may be required


    • 2 years of experience in a social or recreation program in a health care setting. Nursing Home dementia experience preferred
    • c.n.a license preferred but not mandatory

    Company Overview

    Why choose the Overlook

    • Our CNA to patient ratio is one of the best in Massachusetts. 
    • We offer an excellent benefits package for full and part time positions including; medical, dental, vision and life insurance (effective on day one), a 401(k) retirement savings plan, tuition assistance, and paid time off.
    • Daycare and Fitness center on site available to all employees.
    • Referral bonuses.
    • Employee appreciation events.

     Located on a beautiful 450 acre campus in Charlton, Massachusetts, The Overlook Retirement Community and Health Center offers 221 independent living residences and a complete continuum of care including post-acute, assisted living, memory care, CARE management services, and skilled nursing for long and short-term care needs. The Overlook sponsored by the Masonic Health System of Massachusetts has a proud tradition of service since 1911.



    We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We encourage all applicants of all ages.



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