Activities Assistant

Avesta Housing is seeking an Activities Assistant to work at our assisted living facility, 75 State Street. The Activities Assistant assists in the planning, managing, organization, advertising and running of scheduled activities in accordance with established policies, procedures, mission, and values of 75 State Street.


About 75 State Street

Located in the historic West End neighborhood of Portland, Maine, 75 State Street is a nonprofit senior community offering a continuum of care that includes Independent Living and Assisted Living. Our mission is to promote the independence, dignity, and individuality of older people of all financial abilities by offering supportive programs and services in an urban, residential setting. Our goal is to provide the highest quality of assisted living services in a nurturing home designed to enhance the quality of life, respect personal dignity, and to provide “peace of mind” to each resident as well as to their respective family.


What it's Like to Work Here

Our team members have positive attitudes, are creative problem solvers, and share a dedication to providing our residents with sincere and thoughtful care. Our shared commitment to improving the lives of others, strengthening our community, and ensuring compliance with state and federal standard of care requirements gives us purpose and inspires our best work. Our workplace culture and continuous opportunities for growth have resulted in Avesta's 75 State Street location being a popular place to work. 


What We're Looking For

The person who is ready for this opportunity will meet the following requirements:

  • Excellent judgment
  • Caring attitude
  • Detail oriented
  • Good communications skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Previous experience working with seniors preferred. 
  • Must possess valid Maine driver’s license and clean driving record. Ability to drive 14-passenger bus after training has been provided.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and ability to communicate effectively with residents, family, staff, outside facilities and vendors. 
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills. 
  • Ability to present a professional and welcoming appearance.

Click HERE to view the full job description for the Activities Assistant position.


This is a non-exempt/hourly position that pays $15.00 - $16.00 per hour, plus any applicable shift differentials. This position will have a weekly schedule of 8 hours on Saturdays.


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Salary Description
$15.00 - $16.00