Menu Menu Previous Interview Question Next Interview Question Search print thumbs-down thumbs-up Check Square bookmark arrow-right MockQuestions.com Logo MockQuestions MockQuestions.com Logo MockQuestions
Job interview preparation
Sign in
Upgrade
Career Interviews
Interview Topics
Company Interviews
Close

Top 25 Activities Aide Interview Questions

Why do you want a career as an activities aide?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
To help seniors maintain a life of dignity and purpose. To meet the emotional, social, spiritual and physical needs of seniors.
2.
I love that you get to interact with many different people and develop your creativity.
3.
You like to make them feel like they are being taken care of, they are getting enough attention.
4.
It seems to be exciting, fun, I love to help people and im pretty good at making plans.
Question 2 of 25
What do you feel is the most important skill an activities aide should possess?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
I feel that the most important skill in an activity aide should be goal planning.
2.
Planning my day to keep the resident happy with what they are doing.
3.
Adapting to any situation. Being bubbily and happy. Outgoing and willing to try new things.
4.
I feel that having an open-mind is a must have skill as an activities aide.
Question 3 of 25
What is the best received activity you have ever coordinated?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
Many residents enjoy the bingo as we give little prises and it keeps them alert.
Question 4 of 25
Have you ever created an activities program from scratch?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
Unfortunately no but I have given suggestions.
2.
Yes using sources such as pinterets etc.

Practice More Interviews

Behavioral
We all have some behaviors that are typical of us and which sometimes results in ...
Common
There are some questions that employers ask at almost every interview. The questions ...
Communication
Communication skills are essential for any workplace to function efficiently. However, ...
Leadership
If you are interviewing for any type of leadership role; prepare with our leadership ...
Management
Our management questions are designed for any interview for a position that has authority ...
Teamwork
This set of questions aims to ascertain what your idea of teamwork is and whether ...

Related Career Interviews

Recreation Workers
As participation in organized recreational activities grows, recreation workers will be needed to plan, organize, and direct these activities in local playgrounds and recreation areas, parks, community ...
Activity Assistant
Activity Assistants help organize and implement activities at various facilities, such as; nursing homes, recreation centers, and various types of entertainment facilities. They typically assistant the ...
Activity Director
Activity directors typically work in senior home health care facilities. They are in charge of planning and delivering activities for their patients. Their goal is to keep patient morale high throughout ...
View More Careers
Question 5 of 25
Tell me about your post secondary education. What was your best course and which one did you have the most difficulty with?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
I don't have any but am willing to do so.
2.
I really enjoyed art and music I did struggle with maths.
3.
I always find math the hardest but marketing of activities was the best.
Question 6 of 25
Do you have strong documentation skills?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
I have done a counsellor course which I have an award. I have attended many different types of customer care courses on my previous eemoynent but do not have documentation.
Question 7 of 25
What types of software and other programs are you best versed in?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
I am good in publisher program and software for typing.
Question 8 of 25
How closely to you adhere to company policy?
Question 9 of 25
What would your most recent supervisor say about your abilities as an activities aide?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
I was efficient in my work and was a good team player.
2.
I am patient, helpful and have always contributed to change and ideas.
Question 10 of 25
Tell me about your short term goals as an activities aide.
User-Submitted Answers
1.
Doing my best and learning new things hopefully turning into long term.
2.
To enable residents to welcome and enjoy day to day life.
Question 11 of 25
Tell me about your long term career goals. Where do you want your career to go from here?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
I do not have any long term goals but as long as the residents feel they have a friendly caring person who treats them with dignity and care that's what I would like to achieve.
Question 12 of 25
What do you know about our facility and organization?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
The residents are elderly and have dementia. The building is laid out in streets, each resident has their own en suite room with a door into the garden.
Question 13 of 25
Tell me your thoughts on the importance of outdoor activities for children.
Question 14 of 25
Who did you report to in your last position?
Question 15 of 25
What is your greatest strength?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
My greatest strength would have to be my creativity.
2.
I am very patient and fellow instruction.
3.
My greatest strength is that I am compassionate.
4.
I adapt very easily and I have a lot of patience.
Question 16 of 25
How do you handle stress and pressure?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
I take breaks and organize.
2.
Very well. I handle stress head on.
3.
I am pretty good at handling stress and pressure. I dont let it bother me. I still get my work done and still stay focused.
4.
I relax, take a step back and think about my options before making a decision.
Question 17 of 25
Why are you the best activities aide for us?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
I am patient, well organize, follow instruction, a great planner,
2.
I can add to your team. My qualities and on the job knowledge can really add to what is already going on.
3.
You should hire me because I would bring a positive energy to this company. I will also work very hard to make sure I succeed and also this company. I would be a great addition to this company.
4.
I think I would be a great asset and could really help the people here.
Question 18 of 25
How well do you work with people?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
Great, I get along with people well, I am out going.
2.
Very well. All my jobs required me to work with people. Great customer service skills.
3.
If we was grading on a scale from 1-10 I would be a 10. I love people and working with them.
4.
I am a great team player, I always consider others input and ideas. I think working with others helps everything run smoothly.
Question 19 of 25
By providing examples, convince me that you can adapt to a wide variety of people, situations and environments.
User-Submitted Answers
1.
I have worked in the social services field for over thirty years with many different types of clients- mentally ill, elderly and disabled and developmentally disabled.
2.
I am out going, fun to be around and I love been around different people, I adapt and adjust very will to culture, environment, and food, I will consider myself open minded.
3.
While in my first year of college, we had to play games to meet with the new freshmen class. We had to switch partners each game. I made alot of friends and definitely had a great time.
4.
During school I had to work with other people who only wanted to do what they wanted. I was able to persuade them to consider other ideas and to eventually act on those as well.
Question 20 of 25
Tell me about a situation where you had to quickly adapt to inevitable changes as an Activities aide.
User-Submitted Answers
1.
I adapt very will in Hr as a support worker.
2.
Never has happened as an activities aide. However as an employee working in a warehouse environment change happened every night.
3.
I have not been an aide in the past.
4.
When one of the swim teachers got sick at the last minute. That resulted in me adding there kids to my class for the day, turning into multiple levels and having to make up a new plan on the fly.
Question 21 of 25
Give an example of a situation where you did something that helped others to be more enthusiastic.
User-Submitted Answers
1.
I make a different when clients come at the shelter to talk I support them, I provide them with the right tools and listen to them.
2.
At my last job, we had group meeting before we started work. I would help with the exercises and then make jokes about how our shift was better than the others andbwe could bet their productivity number. I would also tell them how good of a job they didbthe previous night.
3.
I gave examples of what could happen if they participated in the activity, and past stories of other people who enjoyed it.
4.
Cheer them on and with my energy encourage them to have fun while playing.
Question 22 of 25
What do you do when your time schedule or project plan is upset by unforeseen circumstances?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
Make sure that the people who were involved in the first plans are aware that unforeseen events have accrued and that plan will not be happening as of now. I would follow through with the unforeseen circumstances to get it corrected/complete and proceed with the other things I need to do.
2.
I make it work to the best of my abilities.
3.
Just keep working making sure everything gets done.
4.
Figure out a plan b to make it work.
Question 23 of 25
Are you good with kids?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
Planning your day to keep the resident happy in what they are doing.
2.
Yes I have 2 nieces and alot of little cousin.
3.
Yes, I have 2 children and 7 nephew and nieces.
4.
Excellent! I have 2 of my own.
Question 24 of 25
If you saw a child misbehaving, what disciplinary steps would you take?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
You talk to them first to make sure they know that what they are doing is misbehaving. Then if it continues its " time outs", taking away their favorite toy, and then telling their parents.
2.
I would talk to them, ask why they are doing what they are doing and explain to them why it is wrong and what they could do instead.
3.
Take him out of the group and keep him in time out and talk to him about what he did wrong as well as letting parents know about the situation.
4.
I would talk to the child and explain to him this is not right what he is doing and lets do this "this way"
Question 25 of 25
What difference do you feel you would bring to our activities program?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
I would hope to involve residents into activities that are suited to their individual needs.

About Activities Aide

August 17th, 2017

Recreation workers design and lead leisure activities for groups in volunteer agencies or recreation facilities, such as playgrounds, parks, camps and senior centers. They may lead activities in areas such as arts and crafts, sports, games, music, and camping.

Print all Activities Aide Interview Questions