Category/Shift/Hours per 2 week pay period:  Per Diem / Day Shift / 0 hours per pay period

Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries is one of the premier employers in Pennsylvania and Maryland. We are a non-profit organization which includes Diakon Senior Living Services and Diakon Child, Family, and Community Ministries.

General Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for assisting with the presentation of daily activities and special events.
  • Maintains the resident's medical records for activities as assigned and records resident's participation and attendance at activity programs.
  • Plans outings, schedules trips and arranges transportation; transports and escorts residents, as required.

Education/Training: A high school diploma, GED, or equivalent skills.


Experience: A minimum of one (1) year's experience normally required; prior experience in an interdisciplinary setting with creative programming for adult population preferred.

ADA: Ability to sit, stand, lift, bend, reach, push, and pull items weighing up to 50 lbs.; visual and auditory skills.

Compensation and Benefits:

Diakon offers a competitive compensation and benefits package for Full-Time and Part-Time employees. Day 1 Benefits include medical, dental, vision, and prescription drug coverage. We also offer tuition assistance, generous paid time off, 401(k) plan with employer match, voluntary short-term disability, long-term disability, life insurance and the ability to earn referral bonuses up to $3,000.

Staff receive excellent training through a comprehensive paid general orientation including customer service training. We offer continuing training and education, provide the ability for career advancement, and host staff appreciation and special events. Diakon also maintains a discretionary emergency fund, which can be of assistance to staff members during critical times. In addition, Diakon offers a Love of Thy Neighbor Fund, which provides a per-day living expense and matches up to five PTO days for approved service or mission trips with other nonprofit organizations.


Diakon is an equal opportunity employer.